Good for kids over 7, their teenaged siblings, and their parents, aunts and uncles, Alice in
Wonderland is a dream movie for most demographics. Tim Burton's ever-wacky,unique perspective on the
classic, warped fantasy plus his eternal muse Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter? What's not to love. Already a box
office megahit in 3D and 2D, the March release should play through to summer, and continue to draw in family members of all ages.
A Persian prince (Jake Gyllenhaal) must safeguard a magical dagger that can turn back time, allowing its
possessor to rule the world. He enlists the help a mysterious princess (Gemma Arterton) to evade the many dark
forces pursuing him. Sound familiar? Jerry Bruckheimer and Disney re-teamed to beef up the story, adapted from
the popular video game.
Turning his attention to a Lord of the Rings-style action fantasy, M. Night Shyamalan might just
redeem his recent, um, non-successes with this one, based on a hit anime TV series about young boy with
superpowers who is the only one who can save the world from one nation’s domination.
Nic Cage stars as Balthazar Blake, a sorcerer in need of an apprentice. He recruits seemingly ordinary
guy Dave Stutler (Jay Baruchel) as his unlikely protégé. As Dave learns the tricks of the trade, he finds out
he must help defeat Blake's arch-nemesis and save Manhattan, all the while trying to win the affections of the
girl of his dreams. It's a special effects extravaganza the whole family can enjoy, plus the return of Cage's
Need some lessons on how to properly to keep your children in line, while at the same time enjoying some mutually entertaining family fodder? Emma Thompson returns as the no-nonsense Nanny McPhee who's more than happy to
keep unruly children on point by dispensing a few dollops of magical discipline.
After the death of beloved Hogwarts headmaster Dumbledore, Harry, Ron and Hermione embark on a mission to
destroy Horcruxes, the secret to the Dark Lord's immortality. Author J.K. Rowling's acclaimed series grows
progressively darker toward the end, and the movie adaptation fittingly follows suit. Part 1 is the beginning of the end
as the wizarding trio prepares for the final battle against Voldemort's forces.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
Disney travels back to the enchanted land of Narnia for the third film based on the fantasy series by C.S.
Lewis. The latest epic adventure, directed by Michael Apted, finds the two younger Pvensies, Edmund and Lucy,
drawn into a painting of an old ship, where they're whisked away to the edges of the world alongside their old
friend and new King Caspian (Ben Barnes).
Why will this long-awaited sequel to the 1982 sci-fi flick be awesome? Because Jeff Bridges reprises his role
as the computer programmer who becomes part of his own game (this time his son comes to save him), and it looks
like nothing you’ve ever seen thanks to architect turned director Joseph Kosinski. Flynn lives!