June 27, 2017

Wall-E: A Movie Review

A futuristic movie portraying just how Earth could end up if the rate of consumption and trash production doesn’t slow down. Cleverly done, as a single robot character on his own is able to carry the entire first portion of the film. [Read more...]

Nim’s Island: A Movie Review

Starring Jodie Foster, Abigail Breslin and Gerard Butler, this movie features a young girl (Nim) living alone on a remote island with her plankton studying Dad and corresponding with her favorite adventure novelist, Alex Rover. [Read more...]

Movie Review: The Golden Compass

Looking for a magical tale of intrigue from the great frozen north? This wondrous story of a parallel universe may be just the ticket. [Read more...]

Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium

A magical store where toys come to life is the backdrop for this film starring Natalie Portman and Dustin Hoffman. [Read more...]

Nanny McPhee: A New Mary Poppins?

What do you get when you combine the talents of Angela Lansbury, Colin Firth and Emma Thompson? [Read more...]

Lemony Snickett’s A Series of Unfortunate Events

A darker children’s story with a European feel, this film would make an interesting selection for the intermediate classroom. [Read more...]

Movie Review: Night at the Museum

A working father’s night job turns out to be far more intense than he expects . . . [Read more...]

Movie Review: The Great Debaters

 

Starring Denzel Washington and introducing several new talents, this movie is for more than coaches of debate teams. [Read more...]

Movie Review: March of the Penguins

A film shot with a fair amount of discipline, devotion and passion for the subject to say the least. For those who have not yet seen it, if you are looking for a new library addition to your unit on penguins or Antarctica, you will not be disappointed. [Read more...]

Movie Review: Whale Rider

Based on the novel of the same name, this film celebrates the Maori culture of New Zealand. [Read more...]