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06/24/2013
'Monsters University' Has Something for Everyone With kids' movies of late being almost entirely rated PG or PG-13, it's a breath of fresh air to welcome the G-rated Monsters University this summer. More >>

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06/18/2013
'Man of Steel' Is Darker, More Solitary in 2013 ...I had to see if Man of Steel would uphold the same awing power over a new generation of young fans - if boys would want to emulate him and if girls would dream of being Lois Lane. More >>

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06/05/2013
We're Not Married How things have changed in our culture. There was a 1950's movie on TV this week that depicts how different things have changed in this country. More >>

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05/31/2013
Kids and College I think that kids should go to college when they're ready; that's not always at the age of 18.... More >>

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05/28/2013
New Movie Is Not Quite 'Epic,' but Good Though it may not be as epic as the title claims, the animation and imagination in "Epic" make it worth a trip to the theater. More >>

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05/13/2013
Only Lovers of the Book Will Love 'The Great Gatsby' Baz Luhrmann's version of 'The Great Gatsby' opened this past weekend to mixed reviews. Here's a former high school English teacher's kid-focused take on the film... More >>

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05/06/2013
'Iron Man 3' Isn't So Steely After All Although 'Iron Man 3' is a huge blockbuster right now, you may want to skip it... More >>

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04/22/2013
When Earth and Memories Are Shot to 'Oblivion' Although the action, music, and visuals are highlights in the new Tom Cruise movie "Oblivion," parents should only take older children to see it... More >>

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04/15/2013
'42' Is a Great American Story Jackie Robinson proved that true talent has no color and showed what it really means to be a hero. Here's a review of the new biopic celebrating his career... More >>

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03/25/2013
'The Croods' Become Less So with a Little Modern Help The Croods are the Flintstones of our time, a modern stone-age family (and I foresee the family Halloween costume of 2013, just like the Incredibles were a few years back). More >>

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