Ender’s Game

“The way we win matters.” In the wake of an alien attack that nearly destroyed the human race, the International Fleet is training the next generation of soldiers, starting from… Read More

I Am David

When 12-year-old David escapes from the harsh Bulgarian labor camp he grew up in, he possesses little more than a compass, a sack, and a sealed letter. Warned to trust… Read More

The Lorax

This week’s film is an adaptation of Dr. Seuss’s classic story that warns us of the potential costs, both spiritual and environmental, of excessive materialism and greed. Ted is a… Read More

The Secret of NIMH

Mrs. Brisby, a field mouse, is a widowed mother living with her four children in a cinder block on a farm. When she learns that her home will soon be… Read More

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

As the US just experienced another solar eclipse, this week’s movie features perhaps the most famous use of an eclipse as a plot device. When mechanic Hank Martin (Bing Crosby)… Read More

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

To escape the bombings in London during World War II, four young siblings evacuate to an old professor’s country estate, where the youngest unexpectedly discovers a magical wardrobe that serves… Read More

The Summit of the Gods

In 1924, two mountaineers, George Mallory and Andrew Irvine, set out to be the first climbers to reach the top of Mount Everest. They never returned, leaving history to wonder… Read More

Ernest & Celestine

Celestine is a young orphan mouse living underground, where she’s taught to fear the evil bears that live in the world above. One day, while out on an errand, she… Read More

The Polar Express

“Sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can’t see.” With the beginning of Advent, here’s a film that may easily put a family in the… Read More

Paddington

When a young orphaned talking bear from Peru arrives at Paddington Station, London in search of a new home, the Brown family offers him a place to stay, naming him… Read More

The Book Thief

This week’s film is a war time drama that’s more appropriate for older viewers. It’s 1938 in Germany when young Liesel is forced to move in with new foster parents.… Read More