The Lightning Thief The leading boy tells his mom in anger that he hates her, but later he regrets his words and tells him mom he’s sorry and apologizes. What I saw was something akin to a kid-focused, watered down horror movie. This movie is okay No more, no less. There are some very beautiful images and some really creepy ones too, but overall its just a really cool and unique movie like none other in its genre. The Spiderwick Chronicles is an entertaining children’s adventure, with heart and imagination to spare. At Home With Amy Sedaris. How does the movie end?

The only offensive material is the mild violence. But there are also some interesting spiritual parallels that are worthy of discussion. Richard Grace Joan Plowright Adventures in the rainforest! It seems to just be a general nature of the faerie world. Jeremy Lavalley as Tow Truck Driver. We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your email. How does the movie end?

We parents are the one’s who know how sensitive our children can be, so it is up to us to make those choices. The plot is deep in a dramatic sense and also very moving at several points. Overall, great movie, but a few moral issues.

Now that she is older, we saw it together, and she very much enjoyed it. Totally worth driving down to BlockBuster for! Initially, I saw this movie without my sister because she would have been frightened by it. On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth. I wouldn’t be complaining too much if this were a teen flick, but this is a Nickelodeon movie and was advertised as such.


Michael Edwards Super Reviewer. And I do find lots of springboards in this movie that would be a great family discussion afterwards. Andrew McCarthy as Richard Grace. There aren’t any cute fauns named Mr. In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization. Spkderwick governess uses magic to rein in the behavior of fim ne’er-do-well children in her charge.

Please click the link below to receive your verification email. The Lightning Thief Don’t be discouraged by Spotlight’s review, take your 9 and older kids to it right away!

None See list of Relevant Issues—questions-and-answers. I wouldn’t recommend it for kids younger than 8. Aunt Lucinda Spiderwick David Strathairn Yeah, so I can get bigger pets here, right Mom? I wished I would have read this review before spending the money.

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Some in anger, etc. They were family-focused, adventurous and fun. If the language had been iflm from the film, it would have been a great movie. Different characters react differently: It is my opinion this shouldn’t be watched by children period. I suggest this movie be watched by ages at least 7 and up.

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The deceptive ogre, the main enemy, was probably the scariest and most frightening creature I’ve seen on the big screen in years. Negative —This movie had a dark theme that ran through it. I loved this movie, I have to be honest.


I would evaluate whether or not your children are old enough and mature enough in Christ to enjoy this film without being frightened or being desenseitized to the taking of God’s name in vain.

I would recommend this for older children. The father left his family for another woman.

There are no shortage of parallels between Mulgreth, a deceptive, shape-shifting ogre, and the father in the story, who lies to his kids and abandons them for spderwick new woman. Don’t expect the drawn out adventure that the books present, as it is focused mainly on the first 2 books with an ending that is written for the movie.

In some ways, Waters approaches it more as a pre-teen horror movie. Fly as you want. A teenager discovers he’s the descendant of a Greek god and sets out on an adventure to settle an on-going battle between the gods.

M y family first fell in love with the books contained in The Spiderwick Chronicles last spring. Therefore, this film is definitely NOT for the young ones or the pre-teens who scare easily. Mary-Louise Parker as Helen Grace.

The good guys were good, and the geheimnisse guys were bad. It made me cry I was so scared PG was the rating it needed. Do the Oscars Need a Host? Pretty much how I remember it.