“Cry Macho”

“Cry Macho”

Rated PG-13Starring Clint Eastwood, Eduardo Minett, Dwight Yoakam, Natalia TravenCritical Rating: 5 of 5Austin Family Family-Friendly Rating: 4 of 5 Among the many things I love about Clint Eastwood, chief among them is that he never makes the same movie twice. Even...
“CODA”

“CODA”

Rated PG-13Starring Emilia Jones, Marlee Matlin, Troy Kotsur, Daniel Durant, Eugenio Derbez, Ferdia Walsh-PeeloAustin Family Critical Rating: 4½ of 5Austin Family Family-Friendly Rating: 3 of 5   Sian Heder’s “CODA,” a breakout hit at this year’s...
“Jungle Cruise”

“Jungle Cruise”

“””””Rated PG-13 Starring Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Jesse Plemons, Edgar Ramirez, Paul Giamatti, Jack WhitehallAustin Family Critical Rating: 3 of 5Austin Family Family-Friendly Rating: 4 of 5   If the high bar of movies based on...
“In the Heights”

“In the Heights”

Rated PG-13Starring Anthony Ramos, Melissa Barrera, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, Jimmy Smits, Olga Merediz, Gregory Diaz IV, Lin-Manuel MirandaAustin Family Critical Rating: 5 of 5Austin Family Family-Friendly Rating: 4 of 5   Jon M. Chu’s “In the...
“Cruella”

“Cruella”

Rated PG-13Starring Emma Stone, Emma Thompson, Paul Walter Hauser, Joel Fry, Mark Strong, Emily BeechamAustin Family Critical Rating: 4.5 of 5Austin Family Family-Friendly Rating: 3.5 of 5 I went into “Cruella,” the latest live-action reimagining of a...
“The Mitchells vs. The Machines”

“The Mitchells vs. The Machines”

“Rated PG Starring Abbi Jacobson, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Michael Rianda, Eric Andre, Olivia Colman, Fred Armisen, John Legend, Chrissy Teigen Austin Family Critical Rating: 3.5 of 5 Austin Family Family-Friendly Rating: 4.5 of 5   “The Mitchells...
Spring/Summer Movies Coming!

Spring/Summer Movies Coming!

After a long year of delayed releases and substantially fewer new films than usual, 2021 looks to be a much busier and fuller year for cinema, as studios grow more comfortable with releasing major titles either exclusively in theaters, or via a cinema/streaming hybrid...
Minari

Minari

Rated PG-13Starring Steven Yeun, Yeri Han, Alan S. Kim, Noel Cho, Yuh-jung Youn, Will Patton Austin Family Critical Rating: 5 of 5 Austin Family Family-Friendly Rating: 4 of 5   Lee Isaac Chung’s Minari is a lovely portrait of a Korean-American family in 1980s...
Soul

Soul

Rated PG Starring Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Graham Norton, Rachel House, Alice Braga, Richard Ayoade, Phylicia Rashad, Questlove, Angela Bassett, Donnell Rawlings Austin Family Critical Rating: 4 of 5 Austin Family Family-Friendly Rating: 5 of 5   Soul, the latest...
News of the World

News of the World

Rated PG-13 Starring Tom Hanks, Helena Zengel, Elizabeth Marvel, Michael Angelo Covino, Bill Camp Austin Family Critical Rating: 5 of 5 Austin Family Family-Friendly Rating: 4 of 5   Even as most studios have pushed back their year-end prestige pictures,...
Dear Santa

Dear Santa

Not Rated Austin Family Critical Rating: 4 of 5 Austin Family Family-Friendly Rating: 5 of 5   “Dear Santa,” a new documentary by Dana Nachman, is a warm and endearing film about Operation Santa, a program run by the United States Post Office in which...
The War With Grandpa

The War With Grandpa

Rated PGStarring Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, Christopher Walken, Oakes Fegley, Rob Riggle, Cheech Marin, Jane SeymourAustin Family Critical Rating: 3½ of 5Austin Family Family-Friendly Rating: 4 of 5Robert De Niro has been my favorite actor for as long as I can...
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