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family films

Mythbuster

Mythbuster

Smallfoot by George Wolf So, while we’re down here debating the existence of Sasquatch/Yeti/Bigfoot, an entire community of them lives above the clouds, wondering the same about us shorter, wee-footed…read more →

Clock Management

Clock Management

The House with a Clock In Its Walls by Hope Madden Eli Roth made a family film. That’s weird. Although there is certainly something juvenile about the filmmaker’s work in…read more →

Splash

Splash

Lu Over the Wall by Rachel Willis To give away too much of the plot of Lu Over the Wall would be to steal the joy of experiencing this unique,…read more →

Soccer Buddies

Soccer Buddies

Early Man by Hope Madden There is something adorably British about Nick Parks’s latest plasticine adventure, Early Man. No I am not being condescending. It’s animated. It’s supposed to be…read more →

Seeing Red

Seeing Red

Ferdinand by Hope Madden I’m thrilled to announce that Ferdinand, the new animated feature from Carlos Saldanha (Ice Age, Rio), did not ruin my childhood. Whew! The story of a…read more →

I See Dead People

I See Dead People

Coco by Hope Madden Pixar is probably still the best bet in animation, though they followed up their 2015 high point Inside Out with the somewhat mediocre The Good Dinosaur…read more →