Posts in Family Entertainment

Space Dogs: An Adventure That is Out of This World! – Movie Review

July 30th, 2012

To the Moon and Back Again!   Space Dogs, released from Phase 4 Films, is based on a true story of Belka and Strelka two dogs who were sent to space by the Soviet Union in the 1960’s on board Sputnik. Belka was a stray dog who met Strelka, the circus performer, when her rocket…

Your Brave Dictionary – Understand the Lingo Before You See the Movie – Movie Monday

June 18th, 2012

    If you’re going to see the movie Brave, opening June 22, you’ve got to understand the Scottish lingo. We’re here to help with your Brave-inspired glossary.     AUTOCHTHONOUS Indigenous, native Taught to filmmakers by Emma Thompson (voice of Queen Elinor), who used it to describe “Brave’s” Castle Dunbroch because it appears to…

Disney Nature Chimpanzee – Movie Monday

April 2nd, 2012

  One of the beautiful things that movies, in particular documentaries, can do is to introduce us to worlds we might never have seen. Such is the case with Disney Nature’s newest film Chimpanzee, where we see into the world of Oscar, a 3 year-old orphaned chimpanzee.   Take a look     It’s another…

Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life – Our Young Writer’s Movie Review

February 27th, 2012

  By Britany, age 12   When you get a package for your birthday you don’t expect to be sent on an adventure to find four keys to open it, well that’s what happened to Jeremy Fink.  He received a wooden box that said  “The Meaning of Life for Jeremy Fink” the keys to open…

Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life – A Mom’s Movie Review

February 24th, 2012

  What exactly is the meaning of life?   This is the question 12-year-old Jeremy Fink asks in Phase 4 Films newest movie Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life! being released on March 6 on DVD, On Demand, and Digital Release. The movie is based on the beloved children’s novel Jeremy Fink and the Meaning…

The Secret World of Arrietty – Movie Review

February 13th, 2012

  As I watched the trailer of The Secret World of Arrietty and I was reminded of the very first show my family saw at the Arden Theater, The Borrowers. Their ability to bring the story to life, to tell the story of a family living below the baseboards, was magical and a great way…

Big Miracle Movie Review

February 6th, 2012

From our teen writer, Grace   Saturday, January 28, two of my friends and I had the opportunity to see Big Miracle 6 days before it came out in theaters.   The movie follows the story of a family of gray whales trapped under a very large sheet of ice in the little town of Barrow, Alaska….