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Rating Title/Year Author
The Photograph (2020) Jim Judy it is nice to see a regular romantic drama showcasing African-American characters as there really aren't that many nowadays and the romance feels authentic. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Feb 14, 2020
Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) Jim Judy Charming and enjoyable enough to entertain kids and most adults alike. That's particularly true if you miss the early years of Carrey's stardom and his zany, over the top mannerisms. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, etc. - Available) EDIT
Posted Feb 14, 2020
Fantasy Island (2020) Jim Judy The only thing the film had me fantasizing about was going back in time to either fix the issues or simply pull the plug on the project. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Feb 14, 2020
Downhill (2020) Jim Judy Perhaps with more time to develop the characters and their story, this might have worked better than it does. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Feb 14, 2020
The Gentlemen (2020) Jim Judy For the most part I enjoyed the offering, especially once everything started to come together in Ritchie's purposefully convoluted screenplay. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Jan 24, 2020
The Turning (2020) Jim Judy All involved try to turn the screw too much, resulting in the horror being stripped and thus not as solid as it could and should have been. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Scares, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Jan 24, 2020
Bad Boys for Life (2020) Jim Judy You'd hope that with all of the intervening years some amazing plot could have been devised to take full advantage of the two leads' chemistry, but there's nothing here we haven't seen before. (Full Parental Review - Violence, Profanity - Available) EDIT
Posted Jan 17, 2020
Dolittle (2020) Jim Judy Add in a frenetic and antic pace and aura and the overall offering ends up feeling like a hodgepodge of things you've seen in various other films. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Scary Scenes, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Jan 17, 2020
Underwater (2020) Jim Judy The lack of any reason to care about any of the characters coupled with all of the material stolen from similar if infinitely far better films eventually leaves everything feeling waterlogged and wrinkly. (Content Review for Parents also Available) EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
Like a Boss (2020) Teddy Durgin Wears out its welcome long before the end credits roll. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
Just Mercy (2019) Jim Judy You truly care what happens and root for the underdogs to prevail. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
Uncut Gems (2019) Jim Judy Sandler is quite good in the role, all but disappearing into the character. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Dec 25, 2019
Spies in Disguise (2019) Jim Judy Most of what's offered is okay. It's just not great. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Dec 25, 2019
Little Women (2019) Jim Judy One of the year's best flicks. (Full Content Review for Parents - Thematic Material, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Dec 25, 2019
1917 (2019) Jim Judy A completely engrossing, captivating and immersive experience filled with Deakins-created visuals that will be seared into your memory for some time to come. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Dec 25, 2019
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Jim Judy Diehard fans might be happy, but I found "Rise of Skywalker" just okay and clearly the lesser of the most recent "Star Wars" films. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Scary Scenes, Profanity, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Dec 19, 2019
Cats (2019) Jim Judy I'm still slack-jawed and trying to process what I witnessed. (Full Content Review for Parents also Available) EDIT
Posted Dec 19, 2019
Bombshell (2019) Jim Judy The performances are good across the board but it's Theron who really shines. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Dec 19, 2019
Dark Waters (2019) Jim Judy If you enjoy do-gooder David vs. corporate villain Goliath type stories, this one will be right up your alley. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Dec 6, 2019
Playmobil: The Movie (2019) Jim Judy I had to fight to stay awake in my otherwise completely empty theater, and had I dozed off I don't think I really would have missed anything or cared. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Scary Moments, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Dec 6, 2019
Queen & Slim (2019) Jim Judy As a narrative piece it simply has too many problems. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sex, Nudity, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Nov 27, 2019
Knives Out (2019) Teddy Durgin There is a lot of enjoyment to be had in "Knives Out." (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Nov 27, 2019
21 Bridges (2019) Jim Judy A competent but otherwise unremarkable cop procedural that starts off strong but gets bogged down like being stuck in a Manhattan traffic jam. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Nov 22, 2019
Frozen II (2019) Jim Judy While "Frozen II" might not reach the bar set by the original flick, it's still good enough. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Scary Scenes, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Nov 22, 2019
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) Jim Judy Likely to leave many a viewer with a smile on their lips, a tear in their eye and a warm fuzzy feeling all over. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Nov 22, 2019
Ford v Ferrari (2019) Jim Judy For anyone who likes terrific acting accompanying engaging storytelling -- not to mention fast cars -- "Ford v Ferrari" should just be your speed...and then some. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Nov 15, 2019
The Good Liar (2019) Jim Judy Mirren and McKellen are delightful in their respective roles and that clearly helps mitigate the darker turn that suddenly shows up in the third act. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Nov 15, 2019
Charlie's Angels (2019) Jim Judy Despite its issues, this latest incarnation of "Charlie's Angels" is entertaining enough. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Nov 15, 2019
Jojo Rabbit (2019) Jim Judy The comedy is blackened in just the right ways to make this a delicious satirical comedy. I was greatly entertained. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Nov 8, 2019
The Current War (2017) Jim Judy While it might appeal to fans of old-school science, there's nowhere near enough wattage here to light up the box office. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Nov 8, 2019
Countdown (2019) Jim Judy Yet another example of a high-concept idea that doesn't deliver enough of the goods. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Nov 8, 2019
Black and Blue (2019) Jim Judy Enough of the flick works -- thanks a great deal to Harris' performance. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Nov 8, 2019
Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) Jim Judy An entertaining and occasionally enthralling experience with good action scenes, solid comedic relief, and a decent continuation of the original tale. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Nov 8, 2019
Motherless Brooklyn (2019) Jim Judy Norton does a decent job wearing his various hats while bringing this tale to the big screen, and I feel the film gets better as it goes. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Nov 8, 2019
Harriet (2019) Jim Judy The film is worth seeing simply for the history-making moments as well as Erivo's terrific lead performance. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Nov 8, 2019
Arctic Dogs (2019) Jim Judy I'd recommend going back and re-watching any number of far better and more interesting computer-animated films. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Crude Humor, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Nov 8, 2019
Playing With Fire (2019) Teddy Durgin One of those movies where the adult characters have to be darn-near imbeciles in order for the plot to be stretched to 90 minutes. (Full Content Review for Parents - Peril, Crude Humor, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Nov 8, 2019
Midway (2019) Jim Judy Featuring and favoring spectacle over character and story substance. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Nov 8, 2019
Last Christmas (2019) Jim Judy I enjoyed enough of the moments that do work to give "Last Christmas" a middle of the road, 5 out of 10 rating. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Nov 8, 2019
Doctor Sleep (2019) Jim Judy While not the masterpiece that is the original film, this one is well made, features good scares and features an imaginative continuation of the story. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Nov 8, 2019
Zombieland: Double Tap (2019) Jim Judy You'll probably be fairly to greatly entertained by what's offered here. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Oct 18, 2019
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) Teddy Durgin I wasn't bored. But I wasn't enthralled either. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Scary Scenes, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Oct 18, 2019
Gemini Man (2019) Jim Judy Proves that two isn't necessarily better than one. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Oct 11, 2019
The Addams Family (2019) Teddy Durgin Steps right in its first few minutes, deepens in its second act, gets you excited for a great and fun movie, and then just devolves into a mess in its final third. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Imitative Behavior, etc. - Available) EDIT
Posted Oct 11, 2019
Lucy in the Sky (2019) Jim Judy Lucy might want to get back up in the sky, but the attempts of being visually creative end up as distracting as if she had been adorned with big shiny diamonds. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sex, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Oct 4, 2019
Joker (2019) Jim Judy Certainly not for all audiences (especially kids), "Joker" is a master class in acting and seeing how and why evil can rise. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Oct 4, 2019
Judy (2019) Jim Judy Zellweger simply knocks the performance out of the park (including doing her own singing) to the point that she has to be a lock to earn any number of Best Actress nominations. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Sep 27, 2019
Abominable (2019) Teddy Durgin To make a derivative flick like this, you have to have one key ingredient, and "Abominable" has that and then some. Heart! (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Scary Scenes, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Sep 27, 2019
Hustlers (2019) Jim Judy For those looking for something above and beyond the usual T & A stripper show material, "Hustlers" might just fill that need. (Full Content Review for Parents - Sexual Content, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Sep 13, 2019
5/10 The Goldfinch (2019) Jim Judy "The Goldfinch" ends up being like the little bird in the painting, chained down and unable to really take flight. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Drugs, etc. - also Available) EDIT
Posted Sep 13, 2019