The Boxtrolls

by Ginger ShelbyIf your children have read the story, Here Be Monsters, then they are already familiar with this movie. The Boxtrolls was based on this classic children's book. This parental guide to the movies thinks this one may be an animated ...

Pompeii

by GingerPompeii is a little trip through a tragic time in human history. This movie is an excellent educational journey for students who are studying about the history of the city frozen in time. The story takes place in 79 A.D., the year of the ...

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

by GingerThe Mortal Instruments: City of Bones begins like many teenage plots, with a teenager that is just going about her business until something extraordinary happens. For Clary, this extraordinary event is that her mother is attacked and ...

Lincoln

by GingerSteven Spielberg puts his own special touch on what happened to Lincoln, as he deals with not only the Civil War, but also infighting within his own cabinet. The issue of concern is slavery and his decision to support the abolition of ...

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

by GingerWatson! It looks like a Sherlock Holmes movie is in the making. Professor James Moriarity wants to play a game…a game of shadows. Moriarty will succeed with his game of shadows unless Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson can stop him in time to ...

The Ward

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