Family Movies

An Interview with Finding Dory’s Supervising Animator Michael Stocker

An Interview with Finding Dory’s Supervising Animator Michael Stocker

With Finding Dory swimming towards theaters (read our Finding Dory movie review here), Michael Stocker, Supervising Animator at Pixar, was kind enough to sit down and share what it took to bring the highly anticipated Finding Nemo sequel to the big screen, why it took two years to create a single character, and the best […]
Why I Hated Pixar’s ‘The Good Dinosaur’

Why I Hated Pixar’s ‘The Good Dinosaur’

Pixar's worst movie (yes, worse than Cars) stomps onto Blu-ray.
We Finally Watched ‘Paddington.’ You Should, Too.

We Finally Watched ‘Paddington.’ You Should, Too.

The family film came out a year ago, which means we waited a year too long to watch this classic.
Review: ‘Pan’ Flies Onto DVD, But Don’t Bother

Review: ‘Pan’ Flies Onto DVD, But Don’t Bother

Director Joe Wright's film is visually arresting, but lacks humor and energy.
‘Minions’ Storm Onto Blu-Ray, but Is It Good?

‘Minions’ Storm Onto Blu-Ray, but Is It Good?

Thousands of pill-shaped yellow demons are invading stores this week.
Must-See for Families: Shaun the Sheep

Must-See for Families: Shaun the Sheep

The latest stop-motion effort is highly entertaining, and now available on DVD.
Review: ‘Inside Out’ Original, Fun, but Not Perfect

Review: ‘Inside Out’ Original, Fun, but Not Perfect

Now on Blu-ray, Pixar's latest classic has all the right ingredients--but it's not among their best.
Max Review: Dog, Loyalty & ‘Merica, F**k Yeah!

Max Review: Dog, Loyalty & ‘Merica, F**k Yeah!

Now on DVD, this military dog movie has its cheese factor, but is largely harmless fun.
Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ 20 Years Later: Still As Good?

Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ 20 Years Later: Still As Good?

Disney's Aladdin: Diamond Edition debuts on Blu-ray this week. How does this movie hold up?
‘Monkey Kingdom,’ the Sociopath Detector

‘Monkey Kingdom,’ the Sociopath Detector

If you can't enjoy a movie full of monkeys (now on DVD), you may be a sociopath.
Disney’s 50 Shades of ‘Cinderella’ on DVD

Disney’s 50 Shades of ‘Cinderella’ on DVD

The family-friendly feature offers 50 reasons why its worth the ticket price.
We Watched ‘Home’ So You Don’t Have To

We Watched ‘Home’ So You Don’t Have To

The DreamWorks Animation family film is somehow one of the worst movies of 2015.
Review: Alexander’s Bad Day is Good For You

Review: Alexander’s Bad Day is Good For You

While not a family classic, this long-titled comedy has enough for the whole family.
Hey, 101 Dalmatians Is on Blu-ray for the First Time

Hey, 101 Dalmatians Is on Blu-ray for the First Time

Does the Disney classic hold up after 50+ years? Here's what we think.
The 30 Movies You Absolutely Must See in 2015

The 30 Movies You Absolutely Must See in 2015

Don't even question it. Just go and see these movies this year.