Family Movie Nights

To help families spend time together and share common experiences, The Leadership Institute provides recommendations for Family Movie Night. Each week, a new movie recommendation and explanation is available for your consideration. Enjoy the show!

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
Hook
For this week’s movie, we enter a world of pirates, flying, and fairies. This week, we turn to Hook.  This 1991 movie follows adult Peter Pan (that’s right, adult) as… Read More
Enchanted
Have you ever dreamed of entering a new world? Of leaving your every day life behind and encountering something new? Well, that’s exactly what happens in this week’s movie when… Read More
The Princess And The Frog
The Princess and the Frog is Disney’s animated “classic” that takes a new twist on an old tale. Though the movie came out when the children were much younger, we… 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
Shrek 2
It was back to the archives this weekend as no one could settle on a movie and the children are all in the musical, Shrek, at school.  So we used… Read More
The House With A Clock In Its Walls
We settled down Friday night for a new movie. We chose The House With A Clock In Its Walls, which is available to rent on iTunes. It is always a… Read More