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…

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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…

GOOSEBUMPS 2: A Haunted Halloween Review

GOOSEBUMPS 2: A HAUNTED HALLOWEEN Review — The Second Verse is Better Than the First

Goosebumps 2: A Haunted Halloween Review — Winston asks what more could you want than humor, wit and monsters? Goosebumps 2: A Haunted Halloween has humor, wit, and monsters. What more could you ask? Even though it’s a lot like the first one, it’s even better. The film is about two friends named Sonny (Jeremy Ray…

smallfoot review

SMALLFOOT Review — 10-Year-Old Betty Likes the Layered Look

Editor’s Note: 10-year-old critic Winston Ordoña has a twin sister, Betty, who is stepping in today to write this Smallfoot review The animated Smallfoot is good if you want to have a nice time watching a movie with Yeti, slapstick, and songs in it. And if you want a deeper meaning, you’ll find that, too. A…

Life Itself Review

THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS Review — Winston Says It’s Scary But Not Too Scary

The House with a Clock in Its Walls Review — Full of magic creatures and full on frights The House with a Clock in Its Walls surpassed my expectations. The trailer made me expect it to be more aimed at little kids, and be more dumbed down than it turned out to be. It was also scarier than…

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