Category Archives: Animation

The Smurfs 2 (2013) Rated TV-G

The Smurfs and their human friends join together to rescue Smurfette from Gargamel. Starring Hank Azaria, Neil Patrick Harris, and Brendan Gleeson. This film is mainly a story to explain how Smurfette came to be. I liked this idea, and it was … Continue reading

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Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ( Nickelodeon) Rated TV-Y7

Four mutant turtle brothers go on adventures where they tap into their mystic ninja powers. Starring  Omar Benson Miller, Josh Brener, and Ben Schwartz. This is not your classic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The animation is nice, but it was hard … Continue reading

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Isle of Dogs (2018) Rated PG-13

A boy looks for his dog on the Isle of Dogs. Starring Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, and Edward Norton. This is a typical Wes Anderson film; it has style, but it’s lost on the substance. It’s Anderson’s stylistic film-making on display. … Continue reading

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Alpha and Omega (2010) Rated PG

Two wolves on different ends of the wolf pack must work together to find their way home. Starring Justin Long, Hayden Panettiere, and Dennis Hopper. This is one of those kid films that really makes you stretch your imagination. We have … Continue reading

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Sherlock Gnomes (2018) Rated PG

Garden gnomes are disappearing across London, and Gnomeo and Juliet recruit Sherlock Gnomes to investigate. Starring Kelly Asbury, Mary J. Blige, and Emily Blunt. I was surprised after the first Gnome film that they made a sequel. Although, I really think … Continue reading

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Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (2009) Rated PG

A scientist is regarded a failure until he invents a machine that drops food from the sky. Based on the book by Judi and Ron Barrett. Starring Bill Hader, Anna Faris, and James Caan. This film does a wonderful job making … Continue reading

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Peter Rabbit (2018) Rated PG

A story of Peter Rabbit and his antics trying to get into the neighbor’s vegetable garden. Based on the book  The Tale Of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter. Starring James Corden, Fayssal Bazzi, and Domhnall Gleeson. I actually thought this film was … Continue reading

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Mary and the Witch’s Flower (2017) Rated PG

A strange flower grants magic to a young girl. Based on the book The Little Broomstick by Mary Stewart. Starring Ruby Barnhill, Jim Broadbent, Ewen Bremner, and Kate Winslet. This is the first film from Studio Ponoc, the company founded by a producer from Studio Ghibli. … Continue reading

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Epic (2013) Rated PG

 A teenager discovers a world deep in the forest where good versus evil are battling against each other and where she bands to save their world as well as ours. Starring Blake Anderson, Aziz Ansari, Allison Bills This is a charming … Continue reading

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Coco (2017) Rated PG

A boy, who aspires to be a musician enters the Land of the Dead to find his legendary grandfather. Starring  Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt. I have to say, this film was better than The Book of Life. … Continue reading

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