Tag Archives: Family

The Incredibles (2004)

Released: November 5, 2004. Starring: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Samuel L. Jackson. Directed by: Brad Bird. Runtime: 1h, 55 min. In Metroville, superheroes are forced into retirement by the government after getting hit with lawsuits, and the supers promise … Continue reading

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The Jungle Book (2016)

Released: April 15, 2016. Directed by: Jon Favreau. Starring: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley. Runtime: 1hr, 45 min. Director Jon Favreau brings his vision of Rudyard Kipling’s classic story of The Jungle Book to the big screen – telling … Continue reading

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Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)

Released: February 18, 2005. Directed by: Wayne Wang. Starring: AnnaSophia Robb, Jeff Daniels, Dave Matthews. Runtime: 1hr 46 min. One of my childhood favourites, Because of Winn-Dixie depicts the positive effect a dog can have on one’s life. In particular, … Continue reading

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Maleficent (2014)

Released: May 30, 2014. Directed by: Richard Stromberg. Starring: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley. Runtime: 93 min. In the fairy tale re-imagining sub-genre, this is the best addition yet, and it seems that first-time director Richard Stromberg learns from … Continue reading

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The Boxtrolls (2014)

Released: September 26, 2014. Directed by: Graham Annable, Anthony Stacchi. Starring: Ben Kingsley, Jared Harris, Elle Fanning. Runtime: 96 min. For the kids, The Boxtrolls is a colourful animated film that they will remember fondly for a crazy hermit who repeatedly … Continue reading

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Mr. Peabody and Sherman (2014)

Released: March 7, 2014. Directed by: Rob Minkoff. Starring: Ty Burrell, Max Charles, Ariel Winter. Runtime: 92 min. Let’s take this into consideration right off the bat: Mr. Peabody and Sherman won’t win best in show. The filmmakers don’t have … Continue reading

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The Nut Job (2014)

Released: January 17, 2014. Directed by: Peter Lepeniotis. Starring: Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Liam Neeson. Runtime: 85 min. Apparently, it takes three writers, two to write the screenplay and one to think of the story, to write a really bad … Continue reading

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