Posts tagged "movies"
Review: Madagascar 3

Review: Madagascar 3

"It's a light-weight, sometimes funny and totally harmless kid flick." But is it even worth the matinee price?
Review: Brave

Review: Brave

Did Pixar's latest film live up to the hype or was it ground up into Disney's merchandising sausage factory?
Movie Review: The Lorax

Movie Review: The Lorax

The Lorax book has long been a favorite around our house, so I knew a trip to the theater was in order. But could the movie adaptation really do justice to this beloved tale?
Big Miracle

Big Miracle

My daughter loves stories about animals in peril, so I didn't hesitate to take her to see the movie Big Miracle. But maybe I should have?
The Adventures of Tintin

The Adventures of Tintin

The Secret of the Unicorn was one of my favorite movies released in 2011. Despite my initial concerns, it's a fantastic adventure film for older children.
The Muppets

The Muppets

Singing frogs, pigs, weirdos and all the rest are back in a new movie. Another franchise ruined or a happy return to form with just the right touch of nostalgia? Read on.
Fantastic Mr. Fox

Fantastic Mr. Fox

An amazing throw back to the golden age of movie magic, Fantastic Mr. Fox updates the classic story in a very Wes Anderson sort of way.
Our Favorite Holiday Movies

Our Favorite Holiday Movies

In which, we present our favorite movies to watch with our kids this time of year (and one just for grown ups - or maybe your really cool teenagers).
Totoro Gift Boxes

Totoro Gift Boxes

As previously mentioned on DadAesthetic, my daughter loves Totoro. On the occasion of her fourth birthday, we decided to throw a Totoro/Cowgirl themed party. I know that doesn’t make much sense; but she was thrilled. The Cowgirl end was easy enough to handle. We rented a barn for pony rides and she got decked out...
My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

When my daughter was an infant, one of our world-traveler friends brought home a cute little stuffed toy from Japan. Not being up on our anime or Japanese pop culture, we named him Chi-Chi Rodriguez and he became a constant companion as our girl grew into a toddler. Eventually, my wife and I traveled to...