Posts tagged Family
The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019)

Frenzied, harried, and full of nearly two dozen celebrity voices, The Angry Birds Movie 2 is an animated family comedy that hits more than it misses.

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Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019)

One of the biggest surprises of 2019, Dora and the Lost City of Gold, led by a breakout performance by Isabela Moner, is yet one more movie I never knew I needed.

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The Lion King (2019)

Disney’s 2019 reinterpretation of The Lion King is innovative and groundbreaking and unlike anything I have ever seen before. The rest of the movie struggles to find its own identity.

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Toy Story 4 (2019)

Toy Story 4 is one of the best films of 2019.

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The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019)

A marked improvement on the first film, The Secret Life of Pets 2 proves to be a slapdash series of scenes and vignettes loosely tied to its predecessor.

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Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019)

If you are familiar with Pokémon, then Pokémon Detective Pikachu is for you. For everyone else, good luck - You can come on by, but you really weren’t invited to the party.

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Dumbo (2019)

Though the main character is an irresistible CGI/motion capture creation, Tim Burton’s Dumbo is a bleak, somewhat cynical take on the Disney animated classic.

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How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)

With the arrival of The Hidden World, it is official - How To Train Your Dragon is one of the best trilogies, animated or otherwise, of all time.

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The Nutcracker And The Four Realms (2018)

Disney’s take on the legendary story of The Nutcracker is a convoluted, expensive, visual marvel that fails to find any connection with its audience.

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The House With A Clock In Its Walls (2018)

Eli Roth’s 1980’s-inspired comedic suspense/horror film is held together by Jack Black, Cate Blanchett and Owen Vaccaro’s inspired performances when the script struggles to deliver in key moments.

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Christopher Robin (2018)

Oh, bother: Christopher Robin is at its best when we see Winnie the Pooh and friends. When they are off screen, the movie struggles to find a spark.

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Teen Titans Go! To The Movies (2018)

Teen Titans Go! To The Movies might just be, from start-to-finish, my favorite DC superhero movie so far. Is my hope for DC restored by five wise-cracking, animated superhero kids? Yes. I think it is!

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Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018)

Completing the trilogy, Hotel Transylvania 3 is exactly the movie you think it is, with mostly pleasing results.

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