Parental Guidance: Promised Land, The Impossible, and Looper

Summary

With the holiday season officially behind us, we're relatively short on family-friendly viewing this week. In wide release is the eco-drama Promised Land starring Matt Damon and the family disaster thriller The Impossible starring Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor. And on DVD, we've got twisty time travel with Looper, starring Bruce Willis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt). Read on to find out what's appropriate for the whole family Back to Article

Comments

Jason H.

Jason Huang

watch looper.

Jan 2 - 04:42 PM

Kyle Patterson

Kyle Patterson

you have to watch Looper! One of the top 3 movies of 2012 for me!

Jan 2 - 07:05 PM

Kriftonucci

Jim Ylonen

Lol, I can't wait to watch Looper with my "family".

Jan 2 - 09:47 PM

williamstormer95

William Costigan

Looper. Best movie of 2012

Jan 2 - 09:53 PM

Janson Jinnistan

Janson Jinnistan

Well, you see, kids, when you kill people for the mob, who control time travel - (Why don't they use it to rule the world?) - Shut up, spawn! Sometimes, you might have to kill yourself, kids. Got that?

Now, who wants to watch "Memento"?

Jan 3 - 07:35 AM

Kriftonucci

Jim Ylonen

I DO!
Best movie Nolan's made, next to TDK of course.

Jan 3 - 11:25 AM

infernaldude

Infernal Dude

Yes, yes. The one main flaw with Looper was the mobs stupidity in not utilizing the time travel thing to a better advantage. However, it is still a very competent and original sci fi/thriller. Best sci-fi of the year IMO.

Jan 3 - 01:52 PM

Janson Jinnistan

Janson Jinnistan

I couldn't resist. I like the film for what it is, but it obviously isn't a family movie.

Jan 3 - 06:53 PM

Mark Angelini

Mark Angelini

Looper contains nudity, graphic violence, and constant profanity. Great film, but I would never watch it with my family

Jan 3 - 11:02 AM

Kriftonucci

Jim Ylonen

I DO!
Best movie Nolan's made, next to TDK of course.

Jan 3 - 11:25 AM

Sean McKittrick

Sean McKittrick

great movie, loved it, about time we have something new

Jan 3 - 12:55 PM

infernaldude

Infernal Dude

Yes, yes. The one main flaw with Looper was the mobs stupidity in not utilizing the time travel thing to a better advantage. However, it is still a very competent and original sci fi/thriller. Best sci-fi of the year IMO.

Jan 3 - 01:52 PM

Janson Jinnistan

Janson Jinnistan

I couldn't resist. I like the film for what it is, but it obviously isn't a family movie.

Jan 3 - 06:53 PM

Gordon Franklin Terry Sr

Gordon Terry

DJANGO UNCHAINED is the most important family movie to see because it informs an otherwise misinformed audience about the African-American Holocaust experienced for 310 years in this country.

Jan 3 - 04:42 PM

Janson Jinnistan

Janson Jinnistan

I couldn't resist. I like the film for what it is, but it obviously isn't a family movie.

Jan 3 - 06:53 PM

Leo Calabrano Delis

Leo Calabrano Delis

Looper, still my favourite movie of the year. Perfect direction, top-notch performances and visuals, and above all an original story.

Jan 4 - 08:47 AM

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