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DreamWorks Animation to Cut 500 Jobs »

How to Train Your Dragon 2 recently won a Golden Globe for Best Animation. And now is a frontrunner in the 2015 Oscar race for Best Animation. But despite the accolades the studio behind the production is receiving, there’s not a lot of celebration at Dream… read more »

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Get Ready to Host Your Own Oscar-Inspired Party »

The 2015 Academy Awards Ceremony is a month away. That can seem like a long time if you are one of the nominees waiting to hear who wins. But if you want to host an Oscar Night event, it’s time to start planning your big gala.

So what does it take to host an Oscar party?

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Netflix Says Bye-Bye to Nacho Libre and Others on February 1 »

If you’re like me, you have a long list of things you want to do when you get around to it. Well if that list includes things you want to watch on Netflix, you better hurry.

The company recently announced what shows and movies will be leaving in February. Rumored to be leaving was the BBC show “Doctor Who” along with “Luther”… read more »

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What’s New For Families on Netflix - January 2015 »

Procrastinators take note. If you snooze you’ll likely lose your chance to watch that movie that you’ve been meaning to take in on Netflix. Contracts with film and television distributors are for a limited time. Of course the good news is that Netflix is continually adding content with the hope that you will never be tempted to hit the… read more »

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Home Video Releases for January 20 »

It’s awards season in Hollywood. And that means movie news is everywhere right now. But if you are looking for something new to watch at home this week, you’re options are still a little slim.

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2015 Critics Choice Awards »

On January 15, 2015, the members of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (which includes our Rod Gustafson) had their say about the best movies released in 2014. The winners were announced at the Critics Choice Movie… read more »

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Generous Donors Continue To Help Students See “Selma” »

The movie Selma may have been snubbed by the Academy, with only two Oscar nominations, but many students across the country will have a chance to see the film at no cost. This opportunity is due to the generosity of many local and national donors who want young people to see this… read more »

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2015 Oscar Nominations »

It’s Oscar season and the nominations were announced earlier today. As usual, the big news is just as much about the movies not included as it is about the movies that are. Personally, the big miss for me was The Lego Movie in the animation category. Another notable absentee… read more »

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Beat the Winter Doldrums with These 6 Movie-Related Days to Celebrate »

January can be a long month depending on where you live in the country. Icy sidewalks, plummeting temperatures and huge dumps of snow can damper the spirits of even the most ardent winter enthusiasts. Without the festivities of the holiday season to look forward to, it can be a bit dreary. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of… read more »

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Home Video Releases for January 13 »

Family viewing options for home video have had a slow start in the first two weeks new year. But here is what is on store shelves if you are looking for a night in.

 

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5 Fun Facts About Winnie the Pooh »

With his bright red shirt and his “rumbly” tummy, Winnie the Pooh is an almost universally recognized literary character—especially among young children. The gentle little bear who has a enormous appetite for honey and lives with his friends in the 100 Acre Wood was created by author A. A. Milne who was born on January 18. Now recognized… read more »

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The 10 Top Grossing Movies of 2014 »

Box Office Mojo has tallied the final numbers for 2014 and released this year’s top worldwide grossing movies of the past 12 months. While overall totals at the box office are down 5.4 percent from last year, making it the worst year for Hollywood since 2011, the following films brought in big bucks… read more »

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Home Video Releases for December 30 »

Let’s hope Santa brought you lots of movies for Christmas because it is another slow week for family-friendly films on home video shelves.

 

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10 Famous Faces We Lost in 2014 »

Robin Williams appears in one of his final movie roles in Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb. In it, he reprises his role as the heroic U.S. President Teddy Roosevelt. Near the end of the film, Teddy says his final good-byes to Larry, the museum… read more »

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Home Video Releases for December 23 »

It’s another slow week for home video releases with two limited release movies finally making their way to home theaters. Reese Witherspoon stars in The Good Lie. In it she plays Carrie Davis, an employment counselor who goes beyond her job description when she begins helping… read more »

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Home Video Releases for December 16 »

Stores may be full of Christmas shoppers looking for the perfect gift. But unfortunately video shelves are a little sparse this week when it comes to new releases.

 

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Golden Globe Nominations for 2015 »

The nominations for the 72nd Annual Golden Globes Awards have been revealed… and there are a few surprises in the motion picture categories—most notably the complete absence of any nominations for Interstellarread more »

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Store Shelves Snowed Under with Frozen Merchandise »

I just got back from the fabric store where bolts of Frozen-inspired fabrics line the shelves. Now you don’t have to just buy Olaf pajamas for your kids, you can make them yourself. Of course, it’s hard to go into almost any store this Christmas season without encountering some kind of Frozen merchandise.

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Live Action Cinderella Waltzes on Screen in March 2015 »

One of Disney’s most popular princesses is getting ready to waltz onto movie screens again in March 2015. This life-action story of Cinderella stars Lily James as Ella, a young girl who is orphaned after her father dies leaving her in the care of her new stepmother, the evil… read more »

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Home Video Releases for December 9 »

Family viewers have a lot to choose from on the home video front this week. Football fans will enjoy the story of football coach Bob Ladouceur who led his team at De La Salle High School on a 151-game winning streak in the movie When the Game Stands Tall. However… read more »

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer and News »

When the release of a movie’s trailer can interrupt the buzz of Black Friday, you know there’s going to be money to be made—and you don’t even need The Force to make that prediction. The first Star Wars movie to be released under the Disney umbrella is set to release in December 2015. In the meantime, we will be fed scraps… read more »

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How Social Media Turns Us Into Fools »

When the usual Twitter email landed in my inbox an hour ago with a daily tweet that some computer algorithm calculated would be important to me, I had my finger poised on the delete button. However, after the milliseconds of attention I granted to the email I paused for a moment. Here was actor Will Ferrell making a comment on the violence in Ferguson… read more »

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Home Video Releases for November 25 »

This week The Boxtrolls roll onto home video shelves. This story of a human boy raised by an underground group of box-wearing creatures is full of characters that are tough to warm up to. The characters are also often creepy and their conduct borders on inappropriate for the… read more »

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This New Doll Defies Body Image Expectations »

If you haven’t heard of the Lammily doll yet, I’m beginning to think you soon will. It’s one of those ideas that, the moment I saw it, I thought, “Why didn’t someone think of this sooner?” Good thing Nickolay Lamm did.

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Is Set to Release This Friday »

If you are a Hunger Games fan then you know it is only three more sleeps until The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 releases. This continuing saga follows Katniss Everdeen who has become a symbol of rebellion after her part in sabotaging the Capitol’s… read more »

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Home Video Releases for November 18 »

This week there is a cornucopia of new home video releases arriving on store shelves—everything from animation and action to an old classic.

The Wind Rises is an animation from Director Hayao Miyazaki that draws a story of hope and creativity while glossing over… read more »

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New Videos Include Penguin Shake Lesson »

We’ve been working hard to provide the latest clips and trailers for the latest movies we are covering here at Parent Previews. We hope the video content will help parents have a better idea of a movie’s content and theme. Even better, we are receiving a greater number of “featurettes” which provide some insight into the production… read more »

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Does “Dumb and Dumber To” Go Too Far? »

Humor is one of the most subjective emotions. What makes you laugh may be absolute tedium to me—and vice versa. I often see this in a crowded movie theater where some people are laughing while others appear bored, confused or perhaps even offended.

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Bette Midler Wants A Hocus Pocus Sequel »

If a comeback is good enough for Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels in Dumb and Dumber To, then it is understandable that the ladies from Hocus Pocus should want a reunion as well. Two decades after the… read more »

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Home Video Releases for November 11 »

Hold onto your dragon saddle. How to Train Your Dragon 2 flies into stores today. In this sequel, Hiccup sets out on another adventure where he makes a most unexpected discovery. But his father is eager for his son to stay home and assume the leadership of the… read more »

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What These Two Very Different Robots Can Teach Your Kids »

A story element in the opening scenes of Big Hero 6 has a young character battling robots. It was an ironic circumstance that had this movie, featuring a marshmellow-like robot named Baymax, ended up head-to-head with Interstellar,… read more »

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Star Wars VII Has An Official Title »

Movie franchises (and computer operating systems) are a funny thing. Creators try to give them impressive names, but many of us (and especially George Lucas) want to simply serialize them with numbers. Today Lucasfilm (now owned by Disney) has left the impression that episode numbers are no longer a priority when they released the official name for… read more »

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Toy Story 4 On Its Way! »

Rumor was that Pixar put the toys into the attic on a permanent basis after the finale of Toy Story 3. Now in a statement released yesterday (November 6, 2014) it appears the creators may be missing Buzz and Woody as much as we are.

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The Academy Awards’ Love Affair with Biopics Is Good News for Eddie Redmayne »

Eddie Redmayne has set himself on a trajectory for an Academy Award next year or at least a nomination. The 32-year-old actor takes on the challenging role of cosmologist Stephen Hawkings in the movie The Theory of Everything. In it, he depicts the slow and painful… read more »

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4 Crime-fighters Right-Hand Helpers »

Bruce Wayne may be the man wearing the black suit and saving the day but who bails out Batman? His butler Alfred Pennyworth, of course. Every composed, Alfred serves as Bruce Wayne’s caregiver, confidant, assistant and in some depictions as a surrogate father for the orphaned child who grows up to fight crime.

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Furious 7 Wraps Up With Some Help from Paul Walker’s Brothers »

The death of Paul Walker in November left a big hole in a franchise that along with fast cars celebrates family. While mourning the loss of the actor, the studio had to decide if and how it could complete filming for the movie Fast & Furious 7—now simply called Furious 7.

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Home Video Releases for November 4 »

After a dearth of family friendly options for new home video releases, today is flying high with movie choices for home theaters.

Blu is back for another family adventure in Rio 2. He seems content to settle into his new domestic life with his wife and kids in the Brazilian… read more »

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Are Halloween Costumes Going Too Far? »

Walk down any Halloween costume aisle this week and you’ll probably see a pattern—gruesome or provocative. Oh there might be the occasional fairy princess or cowboy among the costumes. But more and more it seems that even young children’s costumes are increasingly edgier.

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Home Video Releases for October 28 »

Three R-rated movies release to home video this week. In the film Wish I Was Here, Zach Braff plays an aspiring actor waiting for his breakthrough role. Meanwhile, with his wife eking out what she can as a cubicle worker at a utility company, Braff’s character decides… read more »

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First Fast and Furious 7 Trailer Releases Nov. 1 »

Fast and Furious fans have to wait only a few more days to see the unveiling of the first trailer for the next addition in the action series. Universal is hosting a huge event to showcase the trailer on Saturday, November1 in Los Angeles. With the death of one of the franchise’s stars, Paul… read more »

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Why Movies Ignore Women »

You don’t have to see a lot of movies to recognize that women take a back seat at the cinema—and I’m not talking about the audience. As a critic of over two decades I can attest that on the big screen females are far less likely to play a protagonist role compared to their male counterparts. This gender bias becomes even more apparent… read more »

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Home Video Releases for October 21 »

Store shelves might be stocked with Halloween candy and costumes but they have slim pickings for families when it comes to new home video releases this week.

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Brad Pitt Will Let His 13-Year-Old See Fury »

Fury has been called a “face-first plunge into the blood, guts and terror of combat”, “the nauseating exhilaration of combat” and a “bleak… read more »

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Explore Our New Clips and Featurettes »

In case you haven’t noticed, we’ve added hundreds of new trailers and movie clips to our database over the past few weeks. Why? Well, first of all, it’s usually fun to see sneak peaks of what a movie may have to offer. But this is Parent Previews and we know you come here for entertainment information.

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Home Videos Releasing October 14 »

This week’s home video releases feature talking dogs, time traveling mutants and Egyptian mummies…


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Is Box Office Mojo Really Dead? »

All I needed was box office earnings for Mr. Peabody and Sherman. What I got was a surprise.



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Halloween Haunts the Cineplex with Scary New Titles »

Halloween is in full swing on store shelves, front porches and movie screens. So if you are ready for a good scare, here’s what cinemas are dishing out. Dracula Untold is an origin story starring Luke Evans as the Transylvanian prince who goes to the dark side to protect… read more »

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The PG-13 Movie Rating Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary »

You can thank Steven Spielberg for a lot of things. Movies like E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Jurassic Park, Hook,… read more »

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Steven Spielberg Director’s Collection »

On October 14, 2014, Universal Studios releases the Steven Spielberg Director’s Collection. Showcased here are some of the Academy Award winner’s best-known films.


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Tech Savvy Dads Keep Electronics on a Leash »

For many parents, handing over an electronic device is a quick way to stop a tantrum or at least entertain a child during a trip to the doctor, a stop at the grocery store or a drive home from school.

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Is This App Appropriate? »

During a recent night out with some girlfriends, one woman brought up Pinterest. Most of us in the group have an account—and love it. But this mom raised concern about her 12-year-old daughter getting an account. read more »

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Are Movie Ratings Going Up in Smoke? »

Woody Allen’s latest movie Magic in the Moonlight is set in the 1920s. So it’s no surprise there are plenty of smoking scenes in this film. But it also isn’t likely to have a huge teen audience. However What… read more »

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Thieves Making a Haul on Lego »

Emmet, a construction worker made out of Lego, might think “everything is awesome,” but he’d be wrong.



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9 Movies to Ease the Transition from Summer to Student »

Going back to school at Hogwarts wasn’t always easy for Harry Potter. But wizards aren’t the only ones that can feel a little nervous about heading back to the classroom or starting a new school. But these fun school movies—about the challenges… read more »

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Robin Williams Dies at Age 63 »

Hollywood has lost one of their own. Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams is dead at age 63 from an apparent suicide. He was a man of many talents and had a seemingly unabashed enthusiasm for entertaining.

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The Giver Earns Heartland Film Award »

Lois Lowry’s novel The Giver is the latest young adult fiction to come to theaters. The movie, set to release August 15, tells the story of a young boy who lives in a seemingly ideal world where everyone conforms to the rules of society. It is a world without war, pain, differences… read more »

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Has Cursing Become Too Commonplace? »

In the context of a car commercial, it’s a brand promotion. In the context of the latest Disney/Pixar animation Planes: Fire & Rescue, it’s a swear word—or at least a substitute swear word. And it’s not the only iffy word to show up in… read more »

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Weird Al Throws The Book At Language Slackers »

I needed a good laugh this weekend and thanks to Weird Al Yankovic, I got it. Over the past week the King of Parody has been releasing a song a day. They are all fun to view but the one that truly captured my funny bone (and instilled a sense of guilt within me) is a clever tune titled Word Crimes.

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Will we accept celebrities without makeup? »

I enjoy Colbie Caillat’s music and her voice. Her recent single from her new EP Gypsy Heart takes on a more serious tone and offers a very important message to women… and men.


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Monkeying Around at the Movies »

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes opens this weekend. Thanks to motion capture technology and the talents of the actors, the apes are amazingly realistic. Especially when compared to the primates that captured Charlton Heston’s character in the 1968 movie… read more »

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5 Ways to Help Kids Stay Safe Online »

Today millions of kids are on online (20 million 8-12 year-olds and 21.5 teens 13-17 according to a Teensafe sponsored information sheet.) And a large number of them have Facebook accounts or access to social media through their mobile devices. It is a whole new way of communicating for a younger generation that is growing up in a connected world.… read more »

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Movie Reflects Real Life Tension of Draft Day Weekend »

June means one thing for sports fans—Draft Day for the National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Basketball Association (NBA). read more »

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Celebrating America’s Immigrants »

Are you looking for a way to help your children feel more patriotic this Fourth of July? Well you might want to start by reminding them of the words of poet Emma Lazarus, which are found on a bronze plaque at the base of the Statue… read more »

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What’s Happening to Disney Princesses? »

In the past, a Disney princess had a lot to endure—evil stepmothers, equally nasty stepsisters, terrible curses and other calamities—before a handsome prince came to the rescue and whisked her off to happily ever after.

 

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10 Movies for Soccer Fans »

The FIFA World Cup kicked off last week under blue skies in Brazil. The world’s most popular sport draws teams (32 this year) and fans from around the globe with an estimated three billion spectators tuning in to the games.

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June Movies to Hit Theaters »

The first weekend in June opens with an action film, a teen tearjerker and a mature love story. You can catch Tom Cruise in the futuristic movie Edge of Tomorrow where humans are in deadly fight against invading aliens. Luckily Cruise’s character has the ability to… read more »

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A Dozen Films for Father’s Day »

Once a year we take a day to honor fathers, those men who lead, guide and provide for the family. Theirs is a tough job—and often an unappreciated one. So if you are looking for a way to say thanks to the ordinary hero who lives at your house, you might want to share with Dad some of these movie titles, which explore the many roles of fatherhood.

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The Downside of Facebook »

It may not be the number of friends you have but how you interact with them that makes you happy. According to a research study published on PLOS One, Facebook use can actually have a detrimental impact on a person’s feelings of well-being. That’s not good news for the over 500 million people who use Facebook.

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8 Disney Villains Waiting For Their Own Films »

Sure, everyone loves the Disney title characters—well, almost everyone. But what about the evil villains who hamper the happily ever after ending we’ve come to expect? When do they get their day in the sun? At last, it looks like Disney has given at least one of these villains a full-length film.

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5 Movies for Little Monster Lovers »

Godzilla had a monstrous opening weekend ($93.2 million) with the second highest domestic debut in 2014—right behind Captain America: The Winter Soldier. It’s a triumphant… read more »

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Director Finds Religion “Just Fits” In Moms’ Night Out »

Just in time for Mothers’ Day, Moms’ Night Out releases to theaters this weekend. Checking the trailers and marketing, it looks like a few films from recent years. A group of moms, weary from raising kids and handling the day-to-day running of home, determine to have… read more »

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Happy Mother’s Day! »

I really didn’t understand until after I brought home my second baby.

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Cast Signs on for New Star Wars Movie »

Star Wars Day (May the 4th Be With You) has come and gone for another year. And the next Star Wars installment isn’t set to release until December 2015 but that doesn’t mean fans of the franchise aren’t grasping at any information they can get on Star Wars: Episode VII. The story will pick up 30 years after the Return… read more »

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Mother’s Day Movies »

Flowers, perfume, hand drawn pictures—and sometimes even pots and pans, are all ways we try to say, "Thanks Mom." Yet these things are mere trinkets when compared to a mother’s gifts of hard work, endless love, and patient faith that someday we’ll amount to something.

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May Kicks Off Summer Movie Season »

May kicks off the start of the summer movie season. And the first of the blockbusters to hit the screen is The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Sales from the late shows on Thursday combined with Friday screenings came to just over $35 million for the franchise. And the web-spinning… read more »

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Spider-Man Spins a Big Web on Opening Day »

UPDATE: May 5, 2014—The Amazing Spider-Man 2 wrapped the weekend with an estimated $92 million at the box office. Not a bad haul. But if we rewind back to 2002 and the first Spider-Man starring Tobey Maguire, we remember that movie made a whopping $114.8 million on its opening weekend in early May…… read more »

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Does “The Railway Man” Deserve An R Rating? »

I like to think with over 20 years of experience analyzing movies that I can predict a film’s content from its rating and description. Yet at least a few times each year I’m caught by surprise and left wondering why a particular rating was applied to a movie. To illustrate my most recent state of ratings confusion please take a moment… read more »

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Transcendence Limps into 4th at Box Office »

Captain America kept a grip on number one at the box office over the Easter long weekend, bringing the movie’s total gross to well over $200 million.

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What Movie Ratings Pay Off for Studios? »

On March 30, Disney announced the movie Frozen had become the top-grossing animation in box office history, topping $1 billion in worldwide sales. Now the snowy tale about two sisters… read more »

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The Rodgers & Hammerstein Collection on Blu-ray »

On April 29, 2014, Twentieth Century Fox is releasing The Rodgers & Hammerstein Collection on Blu-ray.

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7 Dirty Words You Can’t Say on TV »

Truth is the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) doesn’t have a list of specific words that can’t be said on the airways. (However profane speech is banned on broadcast radio and television between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m.) You can thank comedian George Carlin for… read more »

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Easter Movie Ideas »

Whether you are looking for a deep personal religious experience, a solid egg of inspiration, or something as sweet and light as a chocolate bunny, we hope you find something in our basket of Easter movie suggestions that will suit your family’s taste.

 

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Benefits of Social Media for Parents and Teens »

If you’ve ever felt frustrated trying to navigate the world of social media, here’s some good reasons to keep trying.

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6 Disneynature Movies for Earth Day »

Disneynature releases a new nature documentary just in time for Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22. This year’s movie, Bears, tells the story of a mother grizzly’s efforts to protect her two cubs during their first year of life in the Alaskan wilderness. The film includes… read more »

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Archie Andrews About to Die! »

Oh no, don’t say it’s true. Archie Andrews, the redheaded comic book character is going to die according to publishers of Archie Comics. But it won’t be just any death. He will heroically sacrifice himself to save a friend. His final moments will all be revealed… read more »

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Mickey Rooney Dies at 93 »

Born in Brooklyn, New York in 1920, Mickey Rooney began acting with his parents on the vaudeville stage when he was only 17 months old. It was the start of a stage, television and movie career that would last for decades. Sadly, his rollercoaster profession came to an end when the actor died April 6, 2014 at his home in California.

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Captain America Soars at the Box Office »

It’s stars and stripes forever for Captain America: The Winter Solider. read more »

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5 Things to Love about Captain America »

What’s not to love about Captain America? This war hero from the 1940s has been charming girls and saving fellow soldiers for decades—minus the time he spent in the deep freeze. Unfortunately some might consider him old-fashioned, archaic—even obsolete. But here are 5 things to love about Captain America.

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Aronofsky’s Noah Isn’t My Noah »

I know the story of Noah in the Bible is only about 40 verses long. And I know that making that short script into a two-hour movie means the filmmakers will have to fill in some blanks. But Director Darren Aronofsky’s Noah disregarded some seemingly basic elements of the story and set sail in a completely different direction than I expected—or… read more »

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11 Bible-based Movies for Families »

If Darren Aronofsky’s depiction of Noah didn’t live up to your expectations, don’t be too disappointed. Adapting a Bible story for the big screen can be a challenge for any director. And while many don’t stay entirely true to the text, we’ve rounded up some other Bible-based movies your family might like.

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April Movie Preview »

No fooling—April might not be considered part of the summer movie season but the month has some big titles releasing for all ages. Here’s what’s coming to theaters in April.

 

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Frozen Top-Grossing Animation Ever »

Move over Woody and Buzz, Frozen is now the top-grossing animation ever. read more »

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10 Summer Movies for Families »

Look outside and it might be hard to believe the summer movie season is only weeks away. But Hollywood has already lined up a parade of films they hope will be blockbusters this summer. Whether you are sunbathing or still dealing with snow, we have 10 movies your family will want to watch for this summer.

 

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Counting Down to Divergent »

I have two days to finish the book Divergent before the film comes out. Two days before I see what the hype is all about. While I may be reading more out of obligation, a whole audience of young adult fiction readers is eagerly anticipating the movie’s release—especially teen girls. It seems that lately they need look no further… read more »

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5 Great Hoopster Movies for March Madness »

The sound of sneakers squeaking on the hardwood is about to take over the airwaves. It’s March Madness for Men’s and Women’s college basketball teams in the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association).

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Draft Day Throws Foul Language at the MPAA »

On April 11, 2014 Draft Day releases in theaters. This movie presents the fictional story of a football team’s general manager (played by Kevin Costner), and the stresses involved in putting together the perfect group of players.

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Taking on Oscar at the Box Office »

On Oscar weekend celebrities put on their party clothes, parade down the red carpet and pat each other on the back. So who dares go up against the Academy on Oscar weekend? None other than action star Liam Neeson and the Son of God.

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2 Oscar Winners Your Family Can Watch »

12 Years a Slave (Best Picture), Dallas Buyers Club (Best Actor in Leading Role) and Blue Jasmine (Best Actress in Leading… read more »

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Lego Dominates at the Box Office—Again »

Even a spewing volcano and a bullet-riddled action thriller couldn’t topple The Lego Movie. For the third weekend in a row Emmett and his building block buddies monopolized the box office. read more »

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5 Tips for a Common Sense Approach to Parenting »

When it comes to parenting, Richard Greenberg believes in a common sense approach. He’s the voice behind Common Sense Dad and he comes with over 30 years of experience as a husband and father.

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