movie review

Divergent Movie Review: My Thoughts

March 21, 2014
Divergent Movie Review

  I have some advice for all of you that read Divergent and loved it, adored it, and raved about it. LOWER YOUR EXPECTATIONS! If you lower your expectations, you will enjoy the movie. As for me, I left unsatisfied.  But I went in with high expectations. I wanted amazing. I wanted intensity. I wanted Hunger Games. What I …

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Finally! A great movie for the under 6 set {Disney Planes}

August 9, 2013

This has been a fantastic summer for kid movies.  My son and I have enjoyed both Monsters University and Turbo, but Disney’s Planes has been the movie we’ve been waiting for. (We’ll probably watch Despicable Me 2 when it comes to on-demand.) Originally planned for a straight to DVD release, Planes finally opens in theaters today.  If …

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Does Monsters University live up to the hype?

June 21, 2013
Monsters University - Mike W

Follow my blog with Bloglovin We’ve been hearing about this movie for months now. Disney dedicated an entire summer (#monstroussummer) to these characters and this weekend, Monsters University finally opens at theaters nationwide. Does it live up to the hype? In my humble opinion, I believe that yes, it absolutely does. Here’s the brief synopsis: Ever since college-bound Mike …

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The Croods: A Fun Family Film

March 22, 2013
The Croods

Last weekend I took my four year old son on a mommy/son date to see The Croods, the new Dreamworks animated film that opens in theaters today across the nation. The Croods is a 3D comedy adventure that follows the world’s first modern family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave …

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Should I take my kids to see “Oz the Great and Powerful”?

March 8, 2013

Oz the Great and Powerful opened today in theaters nationwide. The movie is loosely based on the works of L. Frank Baum and imagines the story of how the wonderful wizard arrived in Oz. Rated PG Synopsis: When Oscar Diggs (James Franco), a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled away from dusty Kansas …

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A Safe Haven movie review {no, I didn’t read the book}

February 14, 2013
Safe Haven the movie

I just wanted to put that out there before I get started. I did NOT read the book. I have it. I’ve been meaning to read it for quite some time, but it just hasn’t happened. So with that out of the way, I was really pleased to attend an advanced screening of Safe Haven at one …

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