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Time Shift Your TV – The 2013 Oscar Nominees for Families

Time Shift Your TV – The 2013 Oscar Nominees for Families

Should you take your kids to see any of the 2013 Oscar nominees for Best Picture? Would they want to see any of them? Here’s what to expect from the PG and PG-13 rated nominees.

Frankenweenie Lives Again

Frankenweenie Lives Again

As any Tim Burton fan knows, it’s always worth resurrecting the things you love.

Worth Keeping

Worth Keeping

According to industry statistics, as of 2012, nearly 50 percent of movies made on VHS have not been upgraded to DVD.

Fandemonium

Fandemonium

It might be a good idea to put the fandemonium–or celebrity infatuations– in your house in check.

Is ‘The Hunger Games’ appropriate for your child?

Is ‘The Hunger Games’ appropriate for your child?

One of the most anticipated films of the year,The Hunger Games, opens today. Centered around a futuristic society, in which its version of Olympics games is a deadly fight for survival, the book has been devoured by fans. Main character Katniss Everdeen, 16, is a brave literary heroine. But the movie is about kids killing kids, which prompts the question: Is your child ready to see The Hunger Games?