Lion (Movie Reviews, Last Update Dec 2016)
…As a five-year-old, Saroo (Sunny Pawer) was lost from his family in India. Adopted by an Australian couple (played by Nicole Kidman and David Denham), the boy grew to a man (now played by Dev Patel), yet the memories of his first family still haunted him. Against all odds, he…
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…
Fences (Movie Reviews, Last Update Dec 2016)
…The 1950's present some racial challenges for an African America father (Denzel Washington) who is trying to raise his family.
20th Century Women
20th Century Women (Movie Reviews, Last Update Dec 2016)
…Dorothea (Annette Bening) is a single mom who tries to raise her son (Lucas Jade Zumann) with the help of two younger women (Elle Fanning and Greta Gerwig) who are just as lost and confused about life as she is.
Solace (Movie Reviews, Last Update Dec 2016)
…An FBI agent (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) seeks the help of a greiving psychic (Anthony Hopkins) to track down a serial killer named Charles Ambrose (Colin Farrell) -- but it turns out that the killer may also have special powers of the mind.
Hidden Figures
Hidden Figures (Movie Reviews, Last Update Dec 2016)
…As NASA prepares for its space missions, they need a team of mathematical geniuses. They find the expertise they can count on in an unexpected place: some brilliant African-American women. Based one a true story, this film stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle MonĂ¡e.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Movie Reviews, Last Update Dec 2016)
…The Star Wars Universe is the setting for this stand-alone tale that follows a new set of characters. Felicity Jones plays Jyn Erso, a member of The Rebellion who takes part in the covert operation to steal the plans to the Death Star.
Assassin’s Creed
Assassin’s Creed (Movie Reviews, Last Update Dec 2016)
…Using some new-fangled technology, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) is able to experience the memories of his ancestors who lived long ago. Exploring Aguilar (also played by Fassbender) from 15th Century Spain, he discovers he descends from a mysterious brotherhood that may be able to teach him a thing or two…
Jackie (Movie Reviews, Last Update Dec 2016)
…After the assassination of US President John F. Kennedy, his wife Jackie (played by Natalie Portman) puts on a stoic public face. This bio-pic looks at the private grief of the woman who lost her husband, takes on the role of single mother, and tries to preserve the legacy of…
La La Land
La La Land (Movie Reviews, Last Update Dec 2016)
…Life is almost like a musical for a jazz pianist (Ryan Gosling) when he falls in love with an aspiring actress (Emma Stone) in Los Angeles.