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Winning the ‘Race to Witch Mountain’


Disney managed the impossible – a “remake” (loosely) based on the original “Escape to Witch Mountain” that actually managed to improve on the original.
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Movie Reviews for Designated Conservative Parents


Family-friendly and kid-friendly movies with a good message are becoming ever harder to find.  “G” rated movies are a rarity, even fromWalt Disney Studios – which once defined the genre.  “PG” rated movies are hit or miss – they might be appropriate for … Continue reading

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BOLT on DVD – “Zoom Zoom!”


“Bolt” is new animated movie from the recently re-animated Walt Disney Animation Studios. It premiered in theaters in 2008, and comes out on DVD later this month. As part of our new feature for designated conservative parents, movie reviews for kids by kids, we offer the following review of “Bolt” authored by a crack team of under-18-year-olds… (more) Continue reading

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Flash of Genius on DVD – In the Slow Lane for Kids


FLASH OF GENIUS is a new movie about justice. Dr. Bob Kearns (Greg Kinnear) invented an intermittent windshield wiper that he tried to sell to the Ford Motor Company. Although Ford wanted this new and improved windshield wiper, they didn’t want to purchase it from him so… (more) Continue reading

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“Igor” on DVD – “A Clockwork Orange” for Kids?


“Igor” is an animated movie from MGM Studios that premiered in theaters in 2008, and which comes out on DVD later this month. As part of our new feature for designated conservative parents, movie reviews for kids by kids, we offer the following review of “Igor” authored by a crack team of under-18-year-olds…. Continue reading

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And Now for Something Completely Different – Movie Reviews!


Family-friendly and kid-friendly movies with a good message are becoming ever harder to find. “G” rated movies are a rarity, even from Walt Disney Studios – which once defined the genre. “PG” rated movies are hit or miss – they might be appropriate for children, or they might not. Worse yet, today’s “PG-13” rated movies look too much like older “R” rated films, illustrating the “ratings creep” phenomenon identified in a 2004 Harvard University study. What is a parent to do? We designated conservatives are here to help with a new feature on this site: Movie reviews…. Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Movies


It’s Christmastime, and so once again it’s time to bring Frank Capra‘s “It’s a Wonderful Life” out of storage for it’s annual holiday viewing.  Apparently this is a tradition even in the big city.  This past week’s New York Times “Movies” … Continue reading

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