DOLPHIN TALE (2011)

TMG Scale 7.0     P Factor 0.0     MPAA Rating: PG Starring Nathan Gamble, Ashley Judd, Morgan Freeman, Harry Connick Jr., Kris Kristofferson, Austin Stowell TMG has to retract his pre-screening digs at this film. It a solid movie and a very good family film. The MPAA...

ZOOKEEPER (2011)

TMG Scale 8.0 – Joy Lynn was not as amused as TMG    P Factor 1.0 Starring Kevin James, Donnie Wahlberg It is so hard to find a funny and enjoyable family movie. This one foots the bill.  Sure, the 14 to 28 crowd will not rave on this one.  But if you are under...

MONTE CARLO (2011)

TMG Scale 7.0 Starring Leighton Meester,  Selena Gomez, Andy MacDowell, Katie Cassidy A bit too sweet and sappy at times but genuinely fun and entertaining. A perfect match up for a week with Larry Crowne. Not an epic motion picture or Oscar material,  but a...

Mr. POPPER’S PENGUINS (2011)

TMG Scale 7.5    P Factor 2.0 (animals too!) Starring Jim Carrey, Angela Lansbury, Carla Gugino, Jeffrey Tambor, Captain, Stinky, Bitey, Loudey, Lovey and Nimrod Since it is so hard to find a good,  family film these days, I had to to be a bit generous here. I...

WELCOME TO THE RILEYS (2010)

TMG Scale 10.0 Starring James Gandolfini, Melissa Leo,  Kristen Stewart, (and a bit part by Ally Sheedy—glad this talented brat packer is finding work these days) The best performance ever by James Gandolfini and the best picture  about the human condition I...

MEGAMIND (2010)

TMG Scale  10.0   Yes, a true ten for an animated film. Starring Will Ferrell, Brad Pitt, Tina Fey, Jonah Hill, Ben Stiller Megamind is a great film, animated or not. No adult will complain taking the kids to see this film…and every kid deserves to go!   The 3D...