Category: Family

Family Blu-Ray Reviews

Pet Shop Blu-ray Review

Shopping for Aliens Cactus Flats, Arizona looks awfully plain. Everyone drives the same car. Houses look identical. Each storefront uses the same signage. There’s no identity to this town, …

Prehysteria Blu-ray Review

Mini-Jurassic From Jurassic Park’s hype spawned two direct-to-video dino flicks of note: Roger Corman spit out the hoary, R-rated Carnosaur. Charles Band took the opposite approach; he gave kids …

Peter Rabbit 4K UHD Blu-ray Review

Hopping Mad Beatrix Potter may or may not have liked this pop entertainment adaptation of her book Peter Rabbit. The world will never know, but certainly, Peter Rabbit has …

Paddington 2 Blu-ray Review

Double the Marmalade, Please Paddington 2’s story concerns a fuzzy, ever polite bear desperately trying to buy a birthday present for his aunt. That’s sweet. The whole movie is …

Wonder 4K UHD Blu-ray Review

Childhood Matured In this era of anti-bullying crusades, Wonder has its place. It’s a fine story of a boy with a facial disfigurement pulled away from the safety of …

Jumanji (1995) 4K UHD Review

Family Game Night The Jumanji board game, with unexplained mystical powers to call the jungle into reality when played, acts as a conduit. Jumanji is never about the game …

Matinee Blu-ray Review

Mant-inee As Matinee begins to stir, President Kennedy’s address regarding Cuba cuts into a comedy show. It’s a sign that while, yes, Matinee adores the idealist in Donna Reed …

Sissi Blu-ray Review

Romy Schneider’s Classic Turn as the Young Princess Elisabeth of Austria Released as part of the Sissi Collection from Film Movement, Sissi is the delightful period film that turned …