They did it! They made a live action version of Dora the Explorer with Dora and the Lost City of Gold. But will you be shouting hurray, as Dora and her sidekick Boots did so often in the beloved Nickelodeon animated series for preschoolers? What is it about? First, the premise: in Dora and the […]
If you’ve seen The Lion King, and maybe you’re enjoying a summer stay-cation this week, I have some wonderful recommendations for you to watch on Amazon Prime and Netflix starring dinosaurs, mermaids, and a tween who doesn’t want to grow up–Dino Dina, Twelve Forever, and Mako Mermaid! Dino Dana (live action) If your children love […]
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.