“Avengers: Endgame” Gives Us Closure

“Avengers: Endgame” Gives Us Closure

Avengers: Endgame, rated PG-13 Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, Paul Rudd, Don Cheadle, Josh Brolin, Bradley Cooper, Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Redford, Zoe Saldana, Chris Pratt,...
Dumbo: Finally, a Live-Action Disney Remake Worth Watching

Dumbo: Finally, a Live-Action Disney Remake Worth Watching

Dumbo, rated PG Starring Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Eva Green, Alan Arkin Austin Family Critical Rating: 4 of 5 stars Austin Family Family-Friendly Rating: 4½ of 5 stars If there’s one reason to see Tim Burton’s re-imagining of Disney’s Dumbo (and...
The Films the Oscars Missed, and How to Watch Them Now

The Films the Oscars Missed, and How to Watch Them Now

There were a number of worthy films honored at this year’s Academy Awards (among them A Star is Born, Green Book, BlacKkKlansman and Roma), but every year there are a number of wonderful films that simply don’t receive the attention they deserve. I’ve rounded up five...
“The Lego Movie 2” Gets Everyone Laughing

“The Lego Movie 2” Gets Everyone Laughing

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, rated PG Starring Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Tiffany Haddish, Stephanie Beatriz, Alison Brie, Nick Offerman, Charlie Day, Maya Rudolph, Will Ferrell Austin Family Critical Rating: 4 of 5 stars Austin Family...
“Welcome to Marwen” Is Wild, Daring and Interesting

“Welcome to Marwen” Is Wild, Daring and Interesting

Welcome to Marwen, rated PG-13 Starring Steve Carell, Leslie Mann, Merritt Wever, Janelle Monae, Gwendoline Christie Austin Family Critical Rating: 4 ½ of 5 stars Austin Family Family-Friendly Rating: 3 of 5 stars Robert Zemeckis’s Welcome to Marwen, which opened in...
“Green Book” Gives a Strong Sense of Time and Place

“Green Book” Gives a Strong Sense of Time and Place

Green Book, rated PG-13 Starring Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini Austin Family Critical Rating: 5 of 5 stars Austin Family Family-Friendly Rating: 4 of 5 stars Peter Farrelly’s Green Book is a moving, delightful holiday surprise. The film is based on...
“First Man” Is One of This Year’s Best Films

“First Man” Is One of This Year’s Best Films

First Man, rated PG-13 Starring Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler, Corey Stoll, Patrick Fugit, Christopher Abbott, Ciaran Hinds, Shea Whigham, Lukas Haas Austin Family Critical Rating: 5 of 5 stars Austin Family Family-Friendly Rating: 4 of 5 stars...
Do We Need Another “Grinch?”

Do We Need Another “Grinch?”

The Grinch, rated PG Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones, Cameron Seely, Pharrell Williams, Kenan Thompson, Angela Lansbury Austin Family Critical Rating: 3 of 5 stars Austin Family Family-Friendly Rating: 5 of 5 stars It’s hard to believe it’s been 18 years...
“The Old Man & the Gun” is Full of Favorite Moments

“The Old Man & the Gun” is Full of Favorite Moments

The Old Man & the Gun, rated PG-13 Starring Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek, Danny Glover, Tom Waits, Tika Sumpter, John David Washington, Keith Carradine, Elisabeth Moss Austin Family Critical Rating: 5 of 5 stars Austin Family Family-Friendly Rating:...
A Fall 2018 Movie Preview

A Fall 2018 Movie Preview

As the summer comes to a close, an exciting fall movie season lies ahead of us. As always, the fall and winter are oftentimes the best times for films for adults – serious-minded and (hopefully) thoughtful films that usually do well come awards season. Of course,...
In Cynical Times, We Need “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”

In Cynical Times, We Need “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? rated PG-13 Austin Family Critical Rating: 5 of 5 stars Austin Family Family-Friendly Rating: 4 ½ of 5 stars Morgan Neville’s documentary about the life and work of Fred Rogers, host of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood on PBS and a general force...
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