Category Archives: G

General Audiences. All ages admitted. –MPAA

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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Hello, Dolly!

Released 12/16/1969                              Rated: G I have somehow never seen any of Barbara Streisand’s films until now. Her movies were just never on in our house when I was little. I remember scenes from Auntie Mame, The King and I, My … Continue reading

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Then vs. Now: Willy Wonka vs. Charlie

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Released 06/30/1971                              Rated: G Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory is a creative, strange tale full of wonder and awesomeness. I find it ironic that Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory focuses more … Continue reading

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Toy Story 1-3

Toy Story Released: 11/22/1995                            Rated: G This is such a cool concept! I challenge anybody to tell me that after first seeing this movie they didn’t think … Continue reading

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The Muppet Christmas Carol

Released 12/11/92                              Rated: G This movie is my quintessential version of A Christmas Carol, and probably also my quintessential Christmas movie. This film has become a staple every year. I find it hard to find another version, or even another … Continue reading

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Curious George

Released 2/10/06                              Rated: G What I love most about this movie is the fact that it really is a movie for the whole family. It’s not dumbed down for preschoolers, who, let’s face it, is the target audience for this … Continue reading

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