Sonic the Hedgehog review

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG Review — Our Kid Critic Says It’s Fast But Not Fascinating

Sonic The Hedgehog review — 11-year-old critic Winston Ordoña explains what’s behind it, and what’s likely ahead for it. Sonic The Hedgehog is a movie based on a Sega video game where a super-fast blue hedgehog from space runs from the evil Dr. Robotnik. This movie doesn’t have as much fan service as I expected, but…

Abominable review

ABOMINABLE review — 11-Year-Old-Winston Says It Could Snowball Into a Hit

Kid critic Winston Ordoña’s Abominable review says the plot and characters are predictable, yet the lovable monster and the beautiful visuals make DreamWorks’ new animated feature anything but Abominable. Abominable is about how Shanghai teen Yi (Chloe Bennet) has to find a way to return a Yeti home to Mount Everest, crossing thousands of miles with…

Spiderman: Far From Home review

SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME Review — Winston Says It’s Tingly

11-year old film critic Winston Ordoña’s Spider-Man: Far From Home review says the movie gets the important things right while making the material its own. The latest Spider-Man movie may be far from home, yet it stays close to its comic roots. Spider-Man: Far From Home takes place eight months after the events of Avengers: Endgame.…

pokemon detective pikachu review

Pokémon Detective Pikachu Review — Fans of the Game Will LOVE It

Pokemon Detective Pikachu review — 11-year-old critic Winston says it’s “fantastic!” To Pokémon fans new and old: You’ll be glad to see Pokémon Detective Pikachu. To people who don’t know what Pokémon are, here is a rundown: They are monsters that are captured in a Poké ball, some are cute and some are mean, and…

Alita: Battle Angel review

ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL Review — Don’t Be Fooled By The Trailer

Alita: Battle Angel review —  Winston says it doesn’t look promising from its trailers, but turns out to be awesome. Produced by James Cameron (Avatar) and directed by Robert Rodiguez (Spy Kids, Sin City), Alita is the screen adaptation of the hit manga and anime. In the far future, hundreds of years after apocalyptic wars, Dr. Dyson…

The Lego Movie 2 Review

THE LEGO MOVIE 2 Review — Building on the First in Fun New Ways

The Lego Movie 2 — The Second Part review — 10-year-old Winston says it’s “hilarious and super-meta.”  Editor’s Note: for this The Lego Movie 2 — The Second Part review Winston is joined by his equally film savvy twin sister Betty Winston: The sequel begins with the Lego city of “Bricksburg” getting invaded by monsters made…

The Kid Who Would Be King Review

THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING Review — Winston Says it Rules

Winston’s The Kid Who Would Be King says it’s the same old King Arthur story with a new, modern twist. The Kid Who Would Be King is a modern update of the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, which many of us learned through Disney’s The Sword in the Stone (I prefer…

Mortal Engines Review

MORTAL ENGINES Review — Winston Says It’s Crazy But Fun

Mortal Engines Review — 10-year-old Winston says, “There are cities eating each other, and it doesn’t make sense, but it’s kind of fun. Based on the young-adult novel series of the same name, Mortal Engines is set in a dystopian future in which Earth was ravaged by war 1,000 years in the past, and now…

spider-man poster

INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE Review — Spider-Men, Spider-Girls, Spider-Verse!

10-year-old Winston’s Into the Spider-Verse review says comics fans will be glad Miles Morales is on the big screen at last, and movie fans will learn to love him.  Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is the awesome new animated Sony Spider-Man movie. It has better directing and a more compelling storyline than you might expect from…

The Grinch Review

THE GRINCH Review — 10-Year-Old Winston Says it’s a Humbug

The Grinch Review — Our kid critic doesn’t think it’s very merry The Grinch is a really bad animated movie version of the Dr. Seuss children’s book, from Illumination, the same company that does the Minions movies. It’s kind of a surprise that it’s just not as good as I hoped it would be. The…

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