Tag Archive "family"

Movie Review: Peter Rabbit Hops and Misses

Most young children today may be unfamiliar with the pleasant character of Peter Rabbit. The version currently playing in theatres, however, may confuse parents who remember the classic stories. And that’s both good and bad. ...

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The increasing diversity of Oakville

The diversity of Oakville’s 194,000 residents is increasing every year. In fact Oakville is more diverse than the province.

Movie Review: Flowery Ferdinand is Fine

Ferdinand isn’t like most run-of-the-mill family films. Instead of the often-predictable recycling of cheap jokes and slick animation, it opts for charm and thunderous heart. It’s not groundbreaking entertainment by a mile. But it’s entertaining ...

Theatre Review: Shaw’s Scrooge Sings a New Christmas Carol

One of the greatest challenges in creating any famous story is making it enjoyable for audiences who know every word of it. That’s the best surprise – and delight – in Tim Carroll’s new production ...

Movie Review: You Can’t Miss Coco

Pixar Animation’s Coco is a creative triumph in numerous ways. While it exemplifies all the qualities of brilliant filmmaking, its greatest accomplishment is the rare success of its versatile attraction. The film is equally captivating ...

Movie Review: My Little Pony Filled with Fun

There probably isn’t a more colourful or enthusiastic movie this year than the first feature movie of My Little Pony. If you find yourself entering a theatre with your young children or older, “Brony” fans, ...

Movie Review: Lego Ninjago Assembles Slowly

The most frustrating thing about complicated Lego toy sets – when there are too many pieces, the instructions don’t make sense, and after all that work, the final product isn’t that cool. That same, slow ...

Movie Review: The Emoji Movie is an Emotional Mess

In the modern, developed world where so many people are addicted to their phones and the nauseating language of IM texting and emojis, there isn’t a more irritating set up for a Hollywood story than ...

Movie Review: Delightful Fun in Despicable Me 3

In a summer filled so far with unremarkable movies, Despicable Me 3 comes right down the middle of the road. Though it may be missing the special charm and originality that made the first one ...

Movie Review: Cars 3’s a Thrilling Final Lap

Every June for the last decade has been marked by a high-profile release from Disney and Pixar. Cars 3 is this year’s entry, and it’s a simple yet highly engaging end to the love-it-or-hate-it animated ...

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