The Incredibles 2 – My Review

It may not be much of a surprise, but my favorite movie of all time is The Incredibles. I have waited anxiously for the sequel and after viewing it over the weekend with my teenage kids, I was not disappointed. If you don’t count the Toy Story movies (all three are so brilliant, 2 and 3 hardly seem like sequels), then Pixar got into the business of making sequels back in 2011 when they made Cars 2. That movie alone instantly cheapened Pixar’s brand as soon as it came out. The rest of their sequels have been better, but all … Continue reading The Incredibles 2 – My Review

Veronica, Speed, & Words

VERONICA MARS starring Kristen Bell, rated PG13. commonsensemedia.org says, “… Veronica Mars is the much-hyped … follow-up to the popular TV show that ran from 2004 to 2007. Starring Kristen Bell and the rest of the cast reprising their roles as the former Neptune High characters 10 years out of high school, the movie contains pretty much the same amount of violence, drug references, and passionate kissing as the series, but there’s more strong language, sexual innuendo, and a couple of love scenes. Like the show, the movie is about standing up for the truth and those who’ve been written off as guilty.” Full article here. Veronica Mars … Continue reading Veronica, Speed, & Words

Surprised by The Croods

My office was closed yesterday due to the heavy snowfall, so I got to stay home with my kids. After I finished shoveling out three driveways (mine and two neighbors) I had the pleasure of sitting down with my kids and picking out a movie to watch together on Netflix. We settled on The Croods, not knowing what we were in for. I knew it was made by Dreamworks so I knew it would be beautifully animated, but what about the story and content? My girls and I were all pleasantly surprised. The story was original, with equal parts laugh-out-loud … Continue reading Surprised by The Croods