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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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Superman vs. The Elite (2012)

I watched this film on and off, but finally finished the last half hour of Superman vs. The Elite, a direct to video film adaptation of a 2001 Action Comics story. It was available via Netflix streaming, so it seemed … Continue reading

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Doctor Strange (2007)

To complete my “quadfecta” of movies this week (Goodfellas, Star Trek Into Darkness, and The Great Gatsby), we had planned to watch Despicable Me 2, but we didn’t have enough time on Sunday. Instead, the kids and I sat down on Sunday … Continue reading

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Despicable Me (2010)

One of the films that the kids got for Christmas this year was the 2010 Universal Pictures summer hit Despicable Me. The animated film stars Steve Carrell as Gru, a super-villain who adopts three orphaned girls as part of his … Continue reading

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Batman: Year One (2011)

Just finished watching Batman: Year One. It’s a 2011 direct-to-video, the latest in the DC Universe Animated film series. The film is based on Frank Miller’s Batman: Year One comic book story arc from the late 1980’s. In my opinion, it’s … Continue reading

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Wreck-It Ralph (2012)

The story of a regular guy just looking for a little wreck-ognition. When the initial trailer for Wreck-It Ralph (2012) came out a few months ago, and that Disney was releasing it in mid-November, I was pretty certain we’d be … Continue reading

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Justice League: Doom (2012)

I watched Justice League: Doom (2012) today in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, as there was little else I could do today. This direct-to-video film came out in 2012, and was produced by Warner Bros. Animation, much like the other DCAU … Continue reading

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