Posts Tagged ‘children’


A ride on the world's best kiddie coaster, "Goosebumps" delivers family-friendly thrills and coasts on Jack Black's star power.
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This acclaimed tale of loss and reconnection is a mixed bag: equal parts compelling and heavy-handed.

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West of Memphis

This, the fourth and final piece of the "West Memphis Three" puzzle, is as inspirational as it is devastating.
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They Wore the Red Suit

A heartwarming, albeit cornball, documentary about the life of the ever-diminishing 12-month Santa.

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Friends With Kids

As she did with "Kissing Jessica Stein," Jennifer Westfeldt executes an appealing concept in a less-than-stellar way.


No, not the George Clooney film. This "Descendents," aka "Solos" (as it's known in its native Chile) is a zombie movie of mediocre proportions.

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Week Two TV Contest Results

The recommendations continue as Austin finds some new favorites and is allowed to legitimately hate "Jersey Shore."
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Jess + Moss

A playtime fantasy of 9-year-olds stranded all alone combined with harsh reality, "Jess and Moss" is a wondrous, beautiful film.

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Thor: Tales of Asgard

In terms of animated DVDs, DC still has the upper hand on Marvel.
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Heroes of the Zeroes: Zathura

"Zathura" — akin to '80s movies with effects that didn’t come at creativity’s expense — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

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Heroes of the Zeroes: Rabbit-Proof Fence

"Rabbit-Proof Fence" — an historical drama with relentless pacing — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
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Why Kids Love Horror

Why do kids love the very bogeymen that hunt them down on the silver screen?


Heroes of the Zeroes: Joshua

"Joshua" — a bad-seed horror film that burrows under the skin and stays there — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

Heroes of the Zeroes: City of God

"City of God" — which earns its coronation as a seminal hood tale — continues Nick Rogers' daily, alphabetical look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.