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Movies and TV shows are Certified Fresh with a steady Tomatometer of 75% or higher after a set amount of reviews (80 for wide-release movies, 40 for limited-release movies, 20 for TV shows), including 5 reviews from Top Critics.
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This week, Christy runs down the two major releases of the week -- Marvel's latest entry, and an Ian McKellen-powered drama about an aging Sherlock Holmes -- as well as the most recent adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel, new on DVD this week. Read on to find out how family-friendly they are.
This week, Christy talks about how scary the dinos in Jurassic World are for the little ones and whether or not Me and Earl and the Dying Girl might be too intense for younger viewers. Then, she also covers the kid-friendliness of teen comedy The DUFF and time-travel pic Project Almanac. Read on for details.
Film critic Christy Lemire gives us the lowdown on the family-friendliness of this week's PG-13 release -- the latest installment of the Insidious franchise -- and a couple of movies newly available on home video. Read on for details.
This week, Christy talks about the two new wide releases: the Dwayne Johnson-powered earthquake disaster pic San Andreas, and Cameron Crowe's latest rom-com Aloha, which stars Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, and a fairly impressive cast of co-stars. Read on for details.
This week, Christy talks about the family-friendliness of Disney's latest offering -- a sci-fi adventure starring George Clooney -- and on DVD, an animated tale about fantastical creatures. Read on for details.
This week, Christy talks about the family-friendliness of the a cappella comedy sequel starring Anna Kendrick and, on home video, the Oscar-winning Alzheimer's drama starring Julianne Moore. Read on for details.
This week, Christy talks about the family-friendliness of the Reese Witherspoon-Sofia Vergara buddy comedy, which opens in theaters this week, and last year's Oscar-winning Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic, newly available on DVD. Read on for details.
This week, Christy gives us the lowdown on the big budget sequel to the Marvel behemoth The Avengers, the latest adaptation of a Thomas Hardy novel, and on DVD, the well-received adaptation of a beloved British children's book. Read on for details.
In this week's roundup, Christy offers her take on the family-friendliness of a period romance with a supernatural twist (The Age of Adaline), a faith-based wartime drama (Little boy), and on DVD, the latest in the Taken franchise. Read on for details.
This week, Christy offers a family-friendly breakdown of the latest in the Fast and Furious franchise, as well as DVD releases like Christopher Nolan's sci-fi odyssey, the Oscar-nominated Alan Turing biopic, and a Morgan Freeman-narrated documentary about lemurs. Read on for details.
This week, Christy breaks down Dreamworks Animation's latest offering, as well as a couple of big fantasy hits -- one from WB and the other from Disney -- that arrived on home video. Read on for details.
This week, Christy breaks down the next installment of the post-apocalyptic Divergent franchise, which is in theaters this week, as well as two choices on home video, including the recent Annie remake, a frantic spinoff of the animated Madagascar series, and Ridley Scott's epic retelling of the Exodus story. Read on for details.
This week, Christy offers her thoughts on the new live-action adaptation of one of Disney's most famous films, as well as a music documentary and, new on DVD, the latest in the Night at the Museum franchise.
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel may not be the most appealing for kids, but if, by some chance, it's the only thing available to watch with the family this weekend, Christy's got the lowdown on it for you.