Jul 152014
The Superhero Movie Primer

Since three of the top ten films so far this year (in terms of box office) are superhero movies and Guardians of the Galaxy is almost upon us I feel compelled to provide a guide for parents on what constitutes a good and/or appropriate superhero movie for your kids. Why some succeed as entertainment for the youngsters [Read more…]

May 202014
Godzilla - Parent Content Review

Title: Godzilla Summary: Giant monsters stomp Japan, Hawaii, and San Francisco, awesomeness ensues. Oh, and there are some people too, who do some stuff. Appropriate for: Ages 12 and up The movie is rated PG-13 and considering the levels of peril and carnage this is definitely a movie for the older kids. Having said that, [Read more…]

Mar 052014
Guardians of the Galaxy and the Future of Comic Book Movies

Marvel has a plan. Specifically Marvel Studios, the movie making arm of Marvel Entertainment, which is itself part of the Walt Disney corporate juggernaut, has a plan.  This is the simple answer to the question: Guardians of the Galaxy? Perhaps you’ve noticed that we’ve been experiencing a glut of superhero movies lately. Starting with the [Read more…]

May 012013
Summer Movie Preview

Summer is coming and while we have our fingers crossed for lots of warm sunny days there are bound to be a few rainy afternoons that will be perfect for a trip to the movies. With that in mind I’ve compiled a handy list to help you plan your summer. I’ve broken this list into [Read more…]