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,...

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Why Mission: Impossible – Fallout is a Flat-Out Masterpiece

Mission: Impossible - Fallout, rated PG-13 Starring Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Alec Baldwin, Sean Harris, Angela Bassett, Vanessa Kirby, Michelle Monaghan, Wes Bentley Austin Family Critical Rating: 5 of 5 stars Austin Family...

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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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“Solo” Plays Things a Bit Too Safe

Solo: A Star Wars Story, rated PG-13 Starring Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Joonas Suotamo, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Paul Bettany Austin Family Critical Rating: 3 ½ of 5 stars Austin Family Family-Friendly Rating: 4 of 5 stars Ron...

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“A Wrinkle in Time” Plays It (Too) Safe

A Wrinkle in Time, rated PG Starring Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Chris Pine, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Peña, Deric McCabe, Levi Miller Austin Family Critical Rating: 3 of 5 stars Austin Family Family-Friendly Rating: 5 of 5 stars Ava...

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“Peter Rabbit” Is an Enjoyable, Modern Take on a Classic

Peter Rabbit, rated PG Starring James Corden, Domhnall Gleeson, Rose Byrne, Margot Robbie, Daisy Ridley, Sam Neill, Sia Austin Family Critical Rating: 3 of 5 stars Austin Family Family-Friendly Rating: 5 of 5 stars Peter Rabbit is a charming live-action adaptation of...

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The Best Films of 2017

The following is an unranked list of the best films of the year, all of which – with the exception of one – are rated PG-13 or under. These films (for the most part) are appropriate for most of the family, although not all of them will likely hold much interest for...

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“Darkest Hour” Crackles with Energy

Darkest Hour, rated PG-13 Starring Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ben Mendelsohn, Stephen Dillane Austin Family Critical Rating: 4½ of 5 stars Austin Family Family-Friendly Rating: 4½ of 5 stars Director Joe Wright has a unique talent for infusing period pieces...

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Take Your Kids to See “Wonderstruck”

Wonderstruck, rated PG Starring Oakes Fegley, Julianne Moore, Millicent Simmonds, Michelle Williams, Tom Noonan, Jaden Michael Austin Family Critical Rating: 5 of 5 stars Austin Family Family-Friendly Rating: 5 of 5 stars I’ve never read any of author Brian Selznick’s...

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“Battle of the Sexes” is a Lively Snapshot in Time

Battle of the Sexes, rated PG-13 Starring Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough, Sarah Silverman, Bill Pullman, Elisabeth Shue Austin Family Critical Rating: 4 of 5 stars Austin Family Family-Friendly Rating: 3 of 5 stars Two of the most likeable movie stars...

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