The Astronaut Farmer

Charles Farmer (Billy Bob Thornton) always wanted to be an astronaut, but dropped out of NASA’s space program to save his father’s ranch and never got the chance to go… Read More

Despicable Me

Gru and his yellow minions have become iconic animated characters, but this week’s film is the original story that started it all. Hoping to be recognized as the world’s greatest… Read More

Ratatouille

Here’s a modern classic from Pixar. Remy is a rat who has a love for delicious food and an obsession with cooking. But his rat family doesn’t care about his… Read More

Oliver!

This week’s film is a classic musical which won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1968. Based on the stage musical, itself based on Charles Dickens’ classic novel, the… Read More

Dreamer

When racehorse trainer Ben Crane (Kurt Russell) is fired after a disastrous race, he decides to keep an injured racehorse, saving the animal from being put down. Although his daughter… Read More

The Sea Beast

Determined to follow in the footsteps of her late parents, the young orphan Maisie runs away from an orphanage to join a crew of sea monster hunters, stowing away on… Read More

Zathura: A Space Adventure

In this Jumanji spin-off, a board game brings its players the intergalactic perils of outer space  rather than the jungle. To pass the time while their father’s away, two brothers,… Read More

Raya and the Last Dragon

Five kingdoms along a dragon-shaped river have been feuding for centuries. Princess Raya’s father, the king of one of the kingdoms, decides to hold a grand banquet, inviting all the… Read More

Muppet Treasure Island

Here’s a classic adventure story perfect for the summer, told through the unique comedy of the Muppets. Jim Hawkins is a young orphan working at an inn whose life is… Read More

Duma

When the young South African boy Xan finds an orphaned baby cheetah, he decides to raise it, calling it Duma. When the cat becomes too old to continue raising on… Read More

The Sleepover

Here’s a light-hearted action comedy with a ridiculous but very fun plot. After her parents deny her permission to attend a party one night, the teenage Clancy and her friend… Read More