About Parent Previews
About Parent Previews (General Content, Last Update Apr 2015)
…Parent Previews is not your average film review site. While we consider the artistic aspects of a film--storyline, cinematography, editing, performances--our main goal is to give parents an idea of what they will encounter when they take their kids to the movies. With that in mind, we look at a…
Broken Embraces
Broken Embraces (Movie Reviews, Last Update Jul 2016)
…Harry Caine (Lluís Homar) is not only physically blind, but the playwright also refuses to see the parts of his past that have brought him great sorrow -- especially the loss of his lover (Penélope Cruz).
Nine
Nine (Movie Reviews, Last Update Jul 2016)
…This film adaption of a Broadway musical is about Guido Contini (Daniel Day-Lewis). He may be a world famous film director, but the man isn't directing his private life with quite the same polish. Nor would he like the spotlight to be pointed at the many women who play a…
It’s Complicated
It’s Complicated (Movie Reviews, Last Update Jul 2016)
…It's complicated. Jane (Meryl Streep) divorced Jake (Alec Baldwin) when he decided he wanted to marry a younger woman (Lake Bell). Then Jane met Adam (Steve Martin), a man really interested in her. But now Jake wants to get back together with Jane even though he is still married to…
Everybody’s Fine
Everybody’s Fine (Movie Reviews, Last Update Jul 2016)
…When Frank (Robert DeNiro) phones his adult children (Kate Beckinsale, Sam Rockwell and Drew Barrymore) to see how they're doing, he's told "Everybody's fine." Yet when they decline his invitation to come home for the holidays, the lonely widower decides to find out what is really going on by dropping…
Invictus
Invictus (Movie Reviews, Last Update Jul 2016)
…Sports are a language that knows no race or color. Hoping the peoples' passion for rugby will pull his divided nation together, South Africa's new president, Nelson Mandela (played by Morgan Freeman) enlists the help of team leader Francois Pienaar (Matt Damon) while their country hosts the 1995 Rugby World…
Precious
Precious (Movie Reviews, Last Update Jul 2016)
…Based on the novel Push by Sapphire, Precious follows the life and trials of a Harlem teenager (played by Gabourey 'Gabby' Sidibe), whose name stands in stark contrast to the way she is treated by her abusive family.
The Road
The Road (Movie Reviews, Last Update Jul 2016)
…In a frozen and post-apocalyptic world, a father (Viggo Mortensen) and his son (Kodi Smit-McPhee) set out on a long road in search of life or anything like it.
Ninja Assassin
Ninja Assassin (Movie Reviews, Last Update Jul 2016)
…Raizo (Rain) may have been trained in the martial arts by the Ozunu Clan, but he is willing to betray the secret society of assassins to Interpol Agent Mika Coretti (Naomie Harris). However, the dangerous ninja group won't let that happen without putting up a fight -- and the job…
The Box
The Box (Movie Reviews, Last Update Jul 2016)
…If there is no such thing as a free lunch, then there is surely no such thing as a no-strings-attached magic box that can grant you a million dollars. Yet when such a mysterious gift is placed in the hands of Norma and Arthur Lewis (Cameron Diaz and James Marsden),…