reviewthat: (Movies: Don't Judge a Book By Its Movie)
Movie: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
Starring: Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, Will Poulter, Ben Barnes, and Simon Pegg.
Released Nationwide: December 10, 2010
DVD Released: April 8, 2011
Stars: 3 1/2

Based on the C.S. Lewis book of the same name, this is the story of what happens when Lucy and Edmund return to Narnia for the third, and final time. Along with them comes their cousin Eustace, who is convinced in the beginning that he has been kidnapped by crazy people. The children meet up with Caspian as soon as they arrive, and set out on a quest to reclaim seven swords that have been blessed by Aslan.

Here there be spoilers )

This once was rather better than the adaptation of Prince Caspian and is certainly worth at least a rental.
reviewthat: (Movies: Don't Judge a Book By Its Movie)
Movie: Harry Potter: The Deathly Hallows, Part 2
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Ralph Fiennes, Maggie Smith, Alan Rickman, and Matthew Lewis.
Released Nationwide: July 15, 2011
Stars: 3

This is the second half of the book of the same name. In this last film, Harry must face Lord Voldemort to make sure that Voldemort cannot take over the world, or harm anyone else.

Here there be spoilers )

Hop

Apr. 2nd, 2011 04:17 pm
reviewthat: (Movies: I Love Movies)
Movie: Hop
Starring: Russell Brand and James Marsden
Released Nationwide: April 1, 2011
Stars: 3

E.B. is the son of the reigning Easter Bunny, but when it comes time for E.B. to take over, he runs away to pursue his dream of becoming a drummer.

Here there be spoilers )

This one is worth taking the kids to, even if it's just at a matinee showing.

Rango

Mar. 10th, 2011 05:13 pm
reviewthat: (Movies: *gets popcorn*)
Movie: Rango
Starring: Johnny Depp and Isla Fisher
Opened Nationwide: March 4, 2011
Stars: 1 1/2

A pet chameleon is accidentally stranded in the desert, where he meets an armadillo who sends him on a quest to look for the spirit of the west. Along the way, he comes to a desert town inhabited by different animals, and he begins trying to save the town from losing what little bit of water it has left.

Here there be spoilers )

I'd say skip this one entirely.
reviewthat: (Movies: *gets popcorn*)
Movie: Gnomeo and Juliet
Starring: James McAvoy and Emily Blunt
Opened Nationwide: February 11, 2011
Stars: 3 1/2

This is an animated retelling of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, where the characters are garden gnomes from neighboring yards.

Here there be spoilers )

This one is worth a check out, even if you don't have a kid to go along with you.

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