I was prepared not to like Aladdin. Maybe it was the negative buzz Will Smith received on social media for his CGI genie. Perhaps it was the expectation that the movie, set in a mythical Arabia, would be politically tone deaf to the current harsh realities of life in that realm of the world. I […]
Every year for Earth Day, my family looks forward to the new yearly release from DisneyNature. If you haven’t seen these wonderful G-rated nature documentaries, you are in for a fun visual feast. This year Penguins has waddled into theaters. DisneyNature is expert at bringing the tough and often brutal world of nature to a […]
Missing Link is new in theaters for kids this weekend from the pioneering Laika animation studios. New children’s films from this studio are only released every few years due to its painstaking stop motion techniques. Laika films are well worth seeing for the sheer artistry, and Missing Link is no less dazzling. Parents will instantly […]
A powerful new family film is taking theaters by storm this weekend: Storm Boy. Children’s films are full of odes to children and their pets: a boy and his dog (such as Old Yeller), a girl and her dog (as in Because of Winn Dixie), even a girl and her ducks (Fly Away Home). But […]
Review of the animated feature Wonder Park plus free downloadable activity sheets.