A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

If you have teenage children, you really ought to watch this movie together as a family. They likely only know Mr. Rogers through pop culture references or Eddie Murphy’s return… Read More

Cinderella

After her father unexpectedly dies, young Ella (Lily James) finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and stepsisters, who reduce her to scullery maid. Despite her… Read More

Matilda

Matilda is a heartwarming yet difficult movie about a young girl who loves to read. She wanders back and forth to the library with a wagon full of books; while… Read More

Moana

Released in 2016, Moana tells the tale of a chief’s daughter from the Polynesian island Motunui. She must go on a quest – one that is filled with danger, delight,… Read More

The Fourth Wise Man

Adaptation of Henry Van Dyke’s vintage short story “The Other Wise Man,” tells of a fourth Magi (Martin Sheen) who is delayed in following the star to Bethlehem, then finally… Read More

Fred Claus

Generally funny yet bittersweet tale of a sad-sack Chicago repo man (Vince Vaughn) who travels to the North Pole to help his younger, more popular brother, St. Nicholas (Paul Giamatti),… Read More

Henry Poole Is Here

This Hollywood sleeper provides some great insight into how human beings function when we believe that hope is gone. The story focuses Henry Poole’s general malaise towards life and the… Read More

We Are Marshall

My family loves this movie. We Are Marshall is based on the true story of the football program at Marshall University, virtually wiped out in November 1970 when the crash… Read More

Coco

Since this is the month when we commemorate those who have died, what a great time to share time together and watch the movie, “Coco.” Despite his family’s generations-old ban… Read More

Corpse Bride

The stop motion film Corpse Bride follows the tale of Victor Van Dort. Victor is supposed to marry Victoria Everglot, but due to unplanned circumstances, becomes betrothed to a dead… Read More

Hocus Pocus

Hocus Pocus follows the adventures of siblings Max and Dani, as well as Max’s crush Allison. The three of them decide to visit the cottage of legendary witches, the Sanderson… Read More