The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is a drama based on a true story. Inspired by a science book, 13-year-old William Kamkwamba builds a wind turbine to save his Malawian… 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

A Muppet Christmas Carol

In this sprightly version of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” Muppets Kermit, Miss Piggy, the Great Gonzo, Rizzo the Rat and Fozzie Bear have incidental roles as Michael Caine portrays… Read More

The Secret World of Arrietty

14-year-old Arrietty and her family secretly live in the walls of a secluded country house. Finding room to live in the walls is not so difficult for them; they are… Read More

The Secret Garden

“If you look the right way, the whole world is a garden.” This week we have another film based on a classic book. The Secret Garden tells the story of… Read More

The NeverEnding Story

This classic fantasy film from the 80s follows the bullied boy Bastion who begins reading a strange book about a warrior who battles the spread of “The Nothing” which is… Read More

Charlotte’s Web

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White is considered a classic, and has fans of all ages. So what better film to watch with the whole family this week? Wilbur is the… Read More

The Blind Side

How Courageous Are You? One of 2009’s best films, this fact-based movie tells the powerful story of Michael Oher, a professional football player whose path in life was set largely… Read More

Percy Jackson

The first Percy Jackson movie (there are two) is one we come back to again and again. Since it was available for streaming for free the other night, we watched… Read More

Bridge to Terabithia

This week’s suggestion is one for the rental category. It’s a cute movie, though young children might find it pretty sad. Still, older kids (7-11) will find it exciting. I… Read More

We Bought A Zoo

This one is definitely not a movie to rent. Buy it. I promise your family will watch it again and again. Based on the true story of Benjamin Mee and… Read More