Category Archive: Family

Saving Mr. Banks

Emma Thompson shines as brightly here as Kate Blanchett did in Blue Jasmine. The only difference was that Walt Disney found a key to her hard heart.

Oz the Great and Powerful

Rating: In describing Franco’s wizard, “Great and Powerful” does not come to mind.

ParaNorman

While the statue in ParaNorman of the feared witch closely resembles Margaret Hamilton from The Wizard of Oz, what if she really was a 12-year-old girl wrongly executed 300 years earlier who now… Continue reading

Brave

This is a film that will likely cause every mother and daughter to go to sleep at night with smiles on their faces.

Snow White and the Huntsman

Somewhere I am certain that Walt Disney is smiling.

The Secret World of Arrietty

Destined to be ranked as one of the most powerful films of 2012. You will love it, pure and simple.

The Adventures of Tintin

Not nearly as good as this year’s Rango, though far more entertaining than Scorcese’s Hugo.

We Bought a Zoo

An intellectual surprise by any definition.

The Descendants and Hugo

Again, Two Tragically Disappointing Films

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