This sequel to the surprisingly endearing 2015 original was unfortunately dead on arrival with critics and audiences alike, but it’s a pleasant surprise. The teenaged
Horror director Eli Roth’s first foray into family fare is a mixed bag, albeit one whose strengths outweigh its more glaring issues. First, the bad:
Following the smash success of the 1990 original, this sequel was inevitable of course, but even so it’s a little jarring how it’s basically a
This holiday movie from Netflix starts off slow but once it hits its stride, it’s a lot of fun. The story is fairly simple, going
Jeannot Szwarc’s origin story of Santa Claus is one of the most laughable, expensive and pointless major movies released throughout the 1980s. Borrowing the structure
There has never been anything quite like this unique, distinct and charming family series from creator Shelley Duvall. It’s remarkable that Duvall was able to
This near-obscure, low-budget Canadian-German production certainly is peculiar. Adapted from the first few entries in Angela Sommer-Bodenburg’s charming series of children’s books, it features the
A wonderfully faithful and charming adaptation of the children’s book by Roald Dahl, Nicolas Roeg’s “The Witches” manages to take all the great elements of
There are few movies quite as warm and endearing as Gillian Armstrong’s loving adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s American classic. Winona Ryder is perfectly cast
Gloriously animated, “Coco” takes about twenty minutes to really get going, but when it does, it’s an absolute delight for the senses. The animation is
Steven Spielberg’s splendidly entertaining family movie has been duplicated so many times that it’s sometimes easy to forget just how well-done and satisfying it is.
It’s hard not to sit through “Monster Trucks” and wonder how much better it would be in the hands of a stronger director and cast.