Children & Family

The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)

IMDB: [PG]Β A young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt aids his magical uncle in locating a clock with the power to bring about the end of the world.
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Rating: [9] πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ–€

Set in 1955 comes a story about a boy, his uncle, and their neighbor. We’ve got hilarious banter, great acting, and an absolutely awe inspiring set design to place it all onto. Overall it’s a fun, creepy, and magical story that makes me want more! …

Next Gen (2018)

IMDB: [TV-PG]Β A friendship with a top-secret robot turns a lonely girl’s life into a thrilling adventure as they take on bullies, evil bots and a scheming madman.
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Rating: [10] πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š

What a GEM of a feature!! If you’re someone that likes a good, family movie that is heartfelt and funny then WATCH THIS! While I feel that Netflix originals can be hit or miss, it’s definitely a hit. Now, when I love a movie I have no problem – in fact a desire – to watch it again soon. I watched this late at night and the next night I put it on again to show my husband. It was such a joy to share it with him and talk about it. It feels inspired by both The Iron Giant and some comedic timing and expressions similar toΒ Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs or Paranorman. …

Favorite Film & TV

It’s time for a running list of favorite movies and TV. When checking out my reviews you can see what I tend to enjoy and what I’m going into each viewing with. This of course is the top of the top – in no particular order.

MOVIES

  • Jack and the Cuckoo Clock Heart
  • NextGen
  • The Emperor’s New Groove
  • Coraline
  • Nightmare Before Christmas
  • Alien
  • Moon
  • Cabin in the Woods
  • Pandorum
  • Stardust
  • Baby Driver
  • No Country for Old Men
  • John Wick
  • Muppet Treasure Island
  • This Film is Not Yet Rated
  • Deep Blue Sea
  • Scream

TV

  • Stargate Universe
  • Stargate SG1 / Atlantis
  • Mad Men
  • Grace and Frankie
  • Golden Girls