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…
The Magnificent Seven (2016)
The Magnificent Seven (2016) (Movie Reviews, Last Update Sep 2016)
…In this remake of the classic Western, seven gunmen are persuaded to help defend a small town against a gang of bad guys. The film stars Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Byung-hun Lee, Martin Sensmeier, Vincent D'Onofrio and Ethan Hawke.
Why Him?
Why Him? (Movie Reviews, Last Update Sep 2016)
…A father (Bryan Cranston) always has high expectations for the man who asks for the hand of his daughter (Zoey Deutch) -- and the rich-but-socially-irresponsible Laird (James Franco) doesn't even come close. Hoping to squash any ideas about marriage, Dad sets out to prove the young man is not the…
Shut In
Shut In (Movie Reviews, Last Update Sep 2016)
…Isolated by a snowstorm in rural New England, a widowed child psychologist (Naomi Watts) is all alone in her efforts to rescue a young boy (Jacob Tremblay).
Collateral Beauty
Collateral Beauty (Movie Reviews, Last Update Sep 2016)
…A successful New York advertising executive (Will Smith) retreats from life after a personal tragedy. Not content to watch him isolate himself from the world, his friends come up with a plan to help him overcome his grief.
Miss Sloane
Miss Sloane (Movie Reviews, Last Update Sep 2016)
…The right to bear arms comes into the crosshairs in this film about a political lobbyist (Jessica Chasten) who wants to pass gun control laws.
Kidnap
Kidnap (Movie Reviews, Last Update Sep 2016)
…Nothing will keep this mom (Halle Berry) from fighting to get her son back, after he is kidnapped.
Paterson
Paterson (Movie Reviews, Last Update Sep 2016)
…A man named Paterson (Adam Driver) lives in the city of Paterson, New Jersey. He is a bus driver by day, and a poet by night. Although he is contentedly tied to a regimented routine, his free spirited partner Laura (Golshifteh Farahani) is always pulling at the constraints of their…
Snowden
Snowden (Movie Reviews, Last Update Sep 2016)
…This sympathetic drama is based on the life of Edward Snowden (played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt), made famous after he leaked classified US government documents to the media.
The Beatles: Eight Days a Week
The Beatles: Eight Days a Week (Movie Reviews, Last Update Sep 2016)
…Between 1963 and 1966, The Beatles presented 250 concerts. This Ron Howard documentary uses historic and recently found footage, plus interviews, stories and music to showcase the British band during this prolific performance period.