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August 2010 Archives

Thanks once again to Betty Jo Tucker and her whole gang for including me on this week’s episode of Movie Addict Headquarters. Tune in to hear us talk about the best and worst of the summer releases and what’s coming […]

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Happy back to school week!

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Angelina Ballerina: Love to Dance, the first chance to see the new CGI makeover for everyone’s favorite dancing mouse, comes out this week. I have three DVDs to give away and a special prize for everyone who writes to me. […]

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Those who come to “Marmaduke” eager for the humor that comes from the intestinal distress of others don’t have to wait too long. The first of many instances of doggy-doo jokes comes about three minutes into the film. Marmaduke has […]

I love the idea of “offlining,” asking families to take a pledge of device-free time to focus on real-life communication. More than 10,000 people have signed their pledge to have at least 10 device-free dinners between now and Thanksgiving. I […]

Aviva Kempner is the director of the outstanding documentary, “Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg,” just out on DVD. I interviewed her about making the film and new material and surprising discovery she added to the DVD features. What surprised you most in […]

Every family should share these ten moments of courage, dedication, awakening, and inspiration. Thanks to Mashable for putting this together.

Labor Day is a good time to see this musical about the romance between a representative of the union (Doris Day) and a representative of management (John Raitt). It has the good sense to keep the plot out of the […]

In honor of the first day of school, I am reposting my list of some of my favorite movie teachers in elementary and middle school. Note that not all movies about kids this age are intended to be viewed by […]

Ready for school? My wish for all of you is that when you get there, this is the kind of teacher you find waiting for you. He also makes teachers. Be sure to check out more from the wonderful Taylor […]