Pacific Rim: Uprising

MOMMY MOVIE REVIEW: “Pacific Rim: Uprising” The FAMILY Movie You Didn’t See Coming

There are a few things you should know about Pacific Rim: Uprising from the start.
It’s the follow-up to to 2013’s Pacific Rim, but without the benefit of Guillermo del Toro in the Director’s Chair. This means that it lacks the depth of story and emotional heft that made Pacific Rim a surprising hit. It also means that Uprising has the freedom to be the goofball monsters-versus-robots tale it always wanted to be and that it’s a full 20-minutes shorter than the original. These two important changes might not make Pacific Rim: Uprising a better movie, but it does make it one that KIDS will enjoy. Continue reading →

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Official Teaser #2

MOVIE REVIEW: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”- You Really ARE Home, Chewy!

People talk about being transported all the time, but it’s rarely something that you actually feel. I felt it today though, when I saw Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Within 60 seconds of the film’s start, I was utterly transported back to 1977, when I saw the first film I ever truly loved. Tears sprang to my eyes and chills ran down my arms. It was delicious. Continue reading →