Movie Review: ‘Legend of Tarzan’ Swings and Misses

Legend of Tarzan

“Legend of Tarzan” swings into theaters for the 4th of July weekend. The story brought to us by Edgar Rice Burroughs in 1912, gets an update from director David Yates. Many Generation Yers like me grew up with the tale of Tarzan. Just say the name and the first thing that comes to mind is Tarzan’s iconic jungle call. […]

Movie Review: The BFG is Rootin’, Tootin’ Fun!

Steven Spielberg directs Ruby Barnhill in The BFG

Movie Review: The BFG is Rootin’, Tootin’ Fun! “The BFG” is short for the big friendly giant. It’s the title of a book written by author Roald Dahl in 1982, and it’s the basis of the Disney movie hitting theaters, Friday, July 1. This book-to-film project is also the first Disney-branded movie directed by Steven Spielberg. With Spielberg at the helm, there’s a certain […]

Review: “Finding Dory” is a very satisfying sequel.

Finding Dory. Pixar

SPOILER ALERT! Do not read this review if you don’t want to know anything at all about the plot. However, I tried not to give you too many details beyond what you already expect from watching trailers. This is what I liked about “Finding Dory:” Everything! I winced. I smiled. I cried. Pixar’s new animated […]

Review and Giveaway: ‘Zootopia’ Available on Digital HD, Blu-ray+DVD, and Disney Movies Anywhere

Zootopia Judy Hopps

Disney’s “Zootopia” is now available on Digital HD, Blu-ray+DVD, and Disney Movies Anywhere. Enter this giveaway and you could win a digital download of the movie! Or you could run to the store and get it, too.  Either way your family will thank you for it. I received an advanced copy of the movie. I watched it […]

Movie Review: Lisa Whelchel springs into our hearts in Hallmark’s “Hearts of Spring”

Lisa Whelchel and daughter Clancy Cauble

Lisa Whelchel springs into our hearts in Hallmark’s “Hearts of Spring.” This TV movie shows us that it’s possible to turn those potential nightmares that come with raising teenagers into sweet dreams. Lisa Whelchel, best remembered for her role as sweet and fashionable Blair in “The Facts of Life,” is a mother of three, a blogger, an author, and now she’s […]