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…
Collide
Collide (Movie Reviews, Last Update Feb 2017)
…Formerly titled Autobahn, this film follows Casey (Nicholas Hoult), a desperate-for-cash American who gets involved with a notorious gangster (Ben Kingsley) and ends up on the run across Europe.
Rock Dog
Rock Dog (Movie Reviews, Last Update Feb 2017)
…Bodi (voice of Luke Wilson) is a musical Tibetan Mastiff. When a radio amazingly falls from the sky, he thinks it is a sign to follow his dreams of becoming a rock star. But when he sets out for the big city, even bigger problems ensue.
Get Out
Get Out (Movie Reviews, Last Update Feb 2017)
…What begins like a movie about concerns over a mixed-race couple's relationship turns into a horror film when Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) visits the Caucasian family of his girlfriend (Allison Williams) and discovers they take racial prejudice to a whole new level.
Movie Ratings: What They Really Mean (News and Views, Last Update Feb 2017)
The Red Turtle
The Red Turtle (Movie Reviews, Last Update Feb 2017)
…This dialog-less animation follows the adventures of a man who is stranded on a deserted island. During his effort to escape the sandy shore, he bumps into a red turtle that makes it difficult for him to leave.
Nocturnal Animals
Nocturnal Animals (Movie Reviews, Last Update Feb 2017)
…Dark memories of her first marriage resurface for Susan (Amy Adams) when her ex-husband (Jake Gyllenhaal) sends her a copy "Nocturnal Animals", a book he is writing about a violent domestic murder.
Manchester by the Sea
Manchester by the Sea (Movie Reviews, Last Update Feb 2017)
…After the death of his brother, Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) struggles with the responsibility of becoming the guardian of his teenaged nephew (Lucas Hedges).
Bad Santa 2
Bad Santa 2 (Movie Reviews, Last Update Feb 2017)
…Billy Bob Thornton reprises his role as Bad Santa. This time the drinking and conniving crook is planning to use his red suit as a cover for a heist at a Chicago Christmas Charity.
Hacksaw Ridge
Hacksaw Ridge (Movie Reviews, Last Update Feb 2017)
…Based on the inspirational, true story of Medic Desmond T. Doss (played by Andrew Garfield), this movie recounts his service in the WWII battle at Hacksaw Ridge, on the island of Okinawa, Japan. Here the conscientious objector risked everything to save his fellow soldiers, without any weapon to protect his…