The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is the adaptation of Douglas Adams’ novel of the same name, following the destruction of earth and a quest for the meaning of life! This especially unique sci-fi adventure will have you laughing out loud and bewildered throughout. Let’s consider the pros and cons of The Hitchhiker’s Guide toContinue reading “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005)”

The Mitchells vs The Machines (2021)

The Mitchells vs The Machines is an animated Netflix film about how one family survives a robot uprising! With humanity on the line and an evil OS on their trail, the Mitchells must come together like never before. Let’s consider the pros and cons of The Mitchells vs The Machines… Pros: Firstly, the animation inContinue reading “The Mitchells vs The Machines (2021)”

Yes Day (2021)

Yes Day is a Netflix Original starring Jennifer Garner as Allison, an overprotective mother who finds herself saying “Yes” less and less. After an eye opening parent teacher conference, Ally and Carlos learn about a parenting technique that claims to get children to behave. Let’s consider the pros and cons of Yes Day… Pros: Firstly,Continue reading “Yes Day (2021)”

Tom and Jerry (2021)

Tom and Jerry is a live action cartoon movie that released in theaters and HBO Max in February 2021. The iconic characters return with a 3D remastering, to charm our socks off and carry out their classic gags! Let’s consider the pros and cons of Tom and Jerry… Pros: Firstly, I think the actors areContinue reading “Tom and Jerry (2021)”

Legend (1985)

Legend, at it’s core, is a story about about good triumphing over evil. A demon’s plot to destroy the last unicorns and create an eternal night is met with resistance from the chosen champion, Jack and his allies. Ridley Scott directs Tom Cruise as Jack, Mia Sara as Princess Lili, and Tim Curry as DarknessContinue reading “Legend (1985)”

2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is based on the widely popular middle grade novel from J.K. Rowling and the second story of the series. An ominous warning from a mysterious house-elf sets the tone for this perilous adventure and our three amiable heroes are reunited once again . Let’s consider the pros andContinue reading “2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)”

1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001)

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, originally known as the Philosopher’s Stone, is based on the widely popular middle grade novel from J.K. Rowling. Little did the cast know that they would be portraying these characters for the next decade, but thankfully this franchise endured and turned out to be a resounding success. Let’s considerContinue reading “1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001)”

Breakthrough (2019)

Breakthrough is based on the incredible true story of an adopted boy’s near death experience and the miracles witnessed by his parents and community, which save his life. It’s an especially religious film that will either reaffirm your faith or send heathens running for the hills. Whether you’re spiritual or not, lets consider the prosContinue reading “Breakthrough (2019)”

Baby’s Day Out (1994)

Baby’s Day Out follows an active toddlers adventure through downtown Chicago after getting kidnapped by 3 terribly inept criminals. Pros: The physical comedy displayed by the klutzy kidnappers is amusing and reminiscent of a modern day Three Stooges. What works best though is the playful score. A reassuring melody that confirms everything is going toContinue reading “Baby’s Day Out (1994)”

Willow (1988)

Willow is an ambitious tale following a young farmer’s perilous journey to become a sorcerer, protect a special baby, and overthrow an evil queen. The 80’s epic struggled to wow audiences in theaters, but has since won over many people’s hearts through the power of home video, nostalgia, and I’ll say it: Magic. Pros: WarwickContinue reading “Willow (1988)”