SMURFS

FAMILY NIGHT AT THE MOVIE | By Christopher Hill – La La La La La La The Smurfs are back again. La La La La La La But will kids tell their friends? The Smurfs have been around since 1958 when a Belgian artist, Peyo, created a series called Les Schtroumphs, which introduced tiny blue characters whose names...

Loving

DINE-IN at the MOVE | By Peter Vonder Haar – It’s both shocking and also not that hard to believe it’s only been 50 years since it became legal in this country for mixed race couples to marry. Less about the Civil Rights movement itself or the Supreme Court case that gives the film its name,...

The Edge of Seventeen

DINE-IN at the MOVIES – New DVD Releases | By Peter Vonder Haar – As long as we have teenagers, we’ll have coming of age stories. And as long as they’re as genuine and earnest as in Kelly Fremon Craig’s Edge of Seventeen, we’ll happily keep watching. The movie chronicles an especially...

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Family Night at the Movies | By Christopher Hill – The summer movie season arrived a bit early this year with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. This film is a continuation of the 2013 film Man of Steel. During that movie, we discovered Superman, and in its final act, we saw the destruction that a...

PAN

FAMILY NIGHT AT THE MOVIE | By Christopher Hill – There is a growing trend in Hollywood to take a beloved, childhood animated feature film and recreate it as a live-action spectacular. Earlier this year, Disney had great success with Cinderella. Now, Warner Brothers is hoping to take J.M. Barrie’s...

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