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Beasts of the Southern Wild
Time Shift Your TV – The 2013 Oscar Nominees for Families
Posted on Monday, February 18th, 2013 by Ann Oldenburg

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 Then and Now.
Frankenweenie Lives Again
Posted on Friday, October 5th, 2012 by Laura Fries

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

You can only find the 1998 film Lucky and Zorba on VHS.
Worth Keeping
Posted on Friday, September 14th, 2012 by Laura Fries

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

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Fandemonium
Posted on Monday, April 9th, 2012 by Laura Fries

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

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Is ‘The Hunger Games’ appropriate for your child?
Posted on Friday, March 23rd, 2012 by Ann Oldenburg

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?