Category Archives: family

The Princess Diaries

The Princess Diaries Released 08/03/2001                              Rated: G I remember being so excited to see this movie when it came out. Never read the books. For some reason they just weren’t on my radar. But this movie had me itching to … Continue reading

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The Boss Baby

Released 03/31/2017                              Rated: PG When trailers for this movie started coming out I thought: “The marketing looks cute,” but I really had no desire to see this film. Still don’t, to be honest. But I was shocked, as was most … Continue reading

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The Nativity Story

Released 12/01/2006                              Rated: PG It absolutely blew my  mind when I discovered that Oscar Isaac played Joseph in this movie. Now that I know that, I can’t not see it. It’s incredible! And he has to be one of my … Continue reading

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Christmas with the Kranks

Released 11/24/2004                              Rated: PG I remember seeing this movie in theaters, and not being as thrilled with it as I’d hoped. Having rewatched it for this blog, …yeah, gonna have to go with my original reaction on this one. It’s … Continue reading

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Spy Kids

Released 03/30/2001                              Rated: PG “My parents can’t be spies! They’re not cool enough!” I’m not gonna lie, I kept putting off rewatching this movie because I was so afraid it was going to be much cheesier than I remembered. I … Continue reading

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Then vs. Now: Beauty and the Beast

Released 11/22/1991                              Rated: G It should come as no surprise that I am a Disney kid. And I don’t just mean that I’ve seen them all; I mean I watched them on repeat throughout my childhood, and know most of … Continue reading

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The Polar Express

Released 11/10/2004                              Rated: G There are a number of people who don’t like this movie because of the animation style. It’s the uncanny valley, where something too closely resembles actual humans, and it freaks people out. I actually don’t have … Continue reading

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