Category: Family

Bedtime Stories

    Release Date: December 25, 2008 Runtime: 99 minutes Rating: PG Studio: Disney Director: Adam Shankman Cast: Adam Sandler; Keri Russell; Courteney Cox; Russell Brand; Guy Pearce; Teresa Palmer; Richard Griffiths; Lucy Lawless A frothy, family-friendly entertainment that is lively enough for the kids and easy-to-swallow for the adults.

Here Comes The Boom

    Release Date: October 12, 2012 Runtime: 105 minutes Rating: PG Studio: Columbia Pictures (Sony) Director: Frank Coraci Cast: Kevin James; Salma Hayek; Greg Germann; Henry Winkler; Gary Valentine; Bas Rutten Every so often a movie comes along that takes a marginal star and places them in a story that truly allows them to win us

Oz: The Great and Powerful

    Release Date: March 8, 2013 Runtime: 130 minutes Rating: PG Studio: Walt Disney Pictures Director: Sam Raimi Cast: James Franco; Mila Kunis; Rachel Weisz; Michelle Williams; Zach Braff; Joey King; Bill Cobbs “The Wizard of Oz” endures. Every few years, a new take on L. Frank Baum’s tales pops up. In 1985, there was “Return

Xanadu

    Release Date: August 8, 1980 Runtime: 93 minutes Rating: PG Studio: Universal Pictures Director: Robert Greenwald Cast: Olivia Newton-John; Gene Kelly; Michael Beck Something about this movie draws me to it.  I don’t know if it’s the fact that it was so viciously derided upon its initial release, whether it’s the tack, tack, TACKY

Lost Horizon (1973)

    Release Date: March 17, 1973 Runtime: 150 minutes (feels like it!) Rating: G Studio: Columbia Pictures (Sony) Director: Charles Jarrott Cast: Peter Finch; Liv Ullmann; John Gielgud; Sally Kellerman; George Kennedy; Michael York; Olivia Hussey; Bobby Van; James Shigeta; Charles Boyer Hoo-boy!  Where to start with this one? This is Ross Hunter’s infamous