Friday, March 5, 2010

Movie Review Monday on Friday:

So you can get ready for the Oscar-Nominated Flicks for Families!!! See this link from Common Sense Media.

(The 82nd Annual Academy Awards telecast airs March 7, 2010, on ABC.)

Movie: The Princess and the Frog

First African-American Disney princess is a good role model.

Release date: 12/11/2009

Age 6+


Pixar's stunning 3-D adventure is an upper for everyone.

Release date: 5/29/2009

Age 6+

DVD: Wallace and Gromit: A Matter of Loaf and Death

Always-charming claymation duo mix murder with romance.

Release date: 12/31/1969

Age 7+

Movie: Fantastic Mr. Fox

Offbeat family adventure may charm adults more than kids.

Release date: 11/13/2009

Age 7+

DVD: Coraline

Cool but creepy animated fantasy too scary for young kids.

Release date: 2/6/2009

Age 9+

Movie: The Blind Side
Movies in Theaters

Syrupy sports drama uplifts but glosses over deep issues.

Release date: 11/20/2009

Age 12+

Movie: Avatar
Movies in Theaters

Action-heavy epic has dazzling effects, familiar story.

Release date: 12/18/2009

Age 13+

DVD: Julie & Julia
Movies on DVD

Tempting Meryl Streep dramedy satisfies but doesn’t wow.

Release date: 8/7/2009

Age 13+

Movie: An Education
Movies in Theaters

Intelligent period drama tackles mature teen topics.

Release date: 10/9/2009

Age 14+

DVD: District 9
Movies on DVD

Sci-fi stunner is gory, but also fascinating and smart.

Release date: 8/14/2009

Age 15+

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