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Joel’s review of Moana (2016)

This Thanksgiving weekend, we went to see Disney/Pixar’s latest film Moana Saturday night. Can I tell you that I enjoyed this film? It’s an original story — there are no princesses, and it’s about a fable. It’s about brown people in … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

Can I tell you that I enjoyed this film? I didn’t know what to expect, but my son Joshua wanted to see the film, so we all went out to see it on a late Friday night. I was mighty … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Zootopia (2016)

Man, it was tough to get decent tickets to Zootopia (2016) on opening weekend. Our friends Doug & Kathy were driving down to our neck of the woods to meet us for the movie, and for dinner out to celebrate Doug’s birthday. … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Inside Out (2015)

We watched Inside Out (2015) recently, and it was damn interesting. Damn interesting, I say. We didn’t have time to see it opening week, but caught it the week after on a Friday night. The film stars Amy Poehler, Phyllis … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Son of Batman (2014)

I rented Son of Batman, one of the more recent DCAU film straight-to-video releases. [Side note: What was the last DCAU film released to theaters? Batman: Mask of the Phantasm back in 1993?] This film is an adaptation of the Damien … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Batman: Assault on Arkham (2014)

I was recently perusing the movie aisle at our local library, and was surprised to find Batman: Assault on Arkham sitting on the shelf. It’s only the DVD version, but hey, that works. This animated film takes place within the same world … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Big Hero 6 (2014)

As Ipe tradition has it, we have been going out to see a family movie on every Black Friday since 2010. We spent a very relaxing and unproductive Friday at home, watching tv, playing games, and recharging. We had a quick … Continue reading

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Frozen (2013)

When you have a four day weekend and some free time, wouldn’t you take the opportunity to see a movie in the theater? In the past few years, we’ve gone as a family to see some sort of family film … Continue reading

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)

Sequel to popular children’s animated film comes out, and you think we adults/parents can escape? I try my best to avoid the Pokemon madness, but you have to pick your battles. That’s why I’d rather watch Cloudy with a Chance … Continue reading

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Despicable Me 2 (2013)

After church today, the four of us had a quick lunch at home, then went to meet up with some friends to see Despicable Me 2. In case you aren’t aware, this is the sequel to the original film, which … Continue reading

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