Category Archive: Family

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago I’ve been thinking about changing things up here at One Movie Each Day. So in the interest of keeping things interesting, I’ve decided to set my… Continue reading

Cars

Today was an eventful day for me. After many years of inconsistent service, my old Hyundai Sonata finally was declared beyond repair, and I had to replace it. This, of course, wound up… Continue reading

Toy Story 3

I’m actually having a little bit of trouble with today’s Saturday Replay. I first saw Toy Story 3 early in its theatrical run. My impression at the time was that it wasn’t just… Continue reading

The Mighty Ducks

Since I’ve done a couple hockey movies this week, and since today was, finally, opening day for the NHL, I decided that today’s Saturday Replay should take me back to the first hockey… Continue reading

The Queen of Versailles

Sunday Single Sentence Review: A near perfect illustration of the roots of the ongoing great recession, The Queen of Versailles documents the struggles of timeshare magnate David Siegel, his wife Jackie, and their… Continue reading

Christmas Vacation

When it comes to Christmas classics, it’s hard to beat the Griswolds. I’ve probably seen National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation a couple dozen times by now, if not more. Its certainly a Christmas tradition.… Continue reading

The Wrong Trousers

Today’s movie features the iconic British animated duo, Wallace and Gromit, in the Academy Award winning short The Wrong Trousers. The movie really is a lovely and entertaining way to spend 30 minutes,… Continue reading

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Today’s movie is The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Peter Jackson’s long-awaited first installment in what is now a trilogy of prequels to The Lord of the Rings. The film is fantastically directed, brilliantly… Continue reading

Wreck-It Ralph

So it’s another day, and I’ve got another animated movie to review. Fortunately, I was a lot happier with today’s movie, Wreck-It Ralph than I was with yesterday’s entry. The film follows the… Continue reading

Death at a Funeral

Sunday Single Sentence review: An unnecessary, near shot-for-shot remake of the 2007 British film of the same name, 2010’s Death at Funeral loses much of the subtlety and emotional depth of the original,… Continue reading

Brave

I’ve seen a lot of father-son male bonding movies over the years, but until today, I don’t reacall seeing a similar mother-daughter female bonding movies. That has changed with today’s movie, Pixar’s latest… Continue reading

People Like Us

Today on One Movie Each Day, Chris Pine makes his return, and this time he’s decided to leave that ridiculous wig behind. Also, Olivia Wilde once again proves that she has some real… Continue reading