Family Filmgoer: Family Movie Reviews Column & Archive

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Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Ice Age: Collision Course’
(The Washington Post, July 21, 2016; 11:58 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Ghostbusters’ and more
(The Washington Post, July 14, 2016; 12:09 PM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ and more
(The Washington Post, July 7, 2016; 10:52 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘The BFG,’ ‘Finding Dory’ and more
(The Washington Post, June 30, 2016; 12:20 PM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Now You See Me 2’ and more
(The Washington Post, June 9, 2016; 11:56 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Me Before You’ and ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’
(The Washington Post, June 2, 2016; 3:20 PM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ and ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’
(The Washington Post, May 26, 2016; 10:05 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘The Angry Birds Movie’ and more
(The Washington Post, May 19, 2016; 11:54 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Dark Horse’ and more
(The Washington Post, May 12, 2016; 10:55 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Captain America’ and more
(The Washington Post, May 5, 2016; 11:45 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Ratchet & Clank’ and more
(The Washington Post, April 28, 2016; 1:23 PM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ and more
(The Washington Post, April 21, 2016; 10:30 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘The Jungle Book’ and more
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2016; 10:17 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘April and the Extraordinary World’ and more
(The Washington Post, April 7, 2016; 11:06 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Midnight Special,’ ‘Everybody Wants Some!!’ and more
(The Washington Post, March 31, 2016; 10:58 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’
(The Washington Post, March 24, 2016; 10:36 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘The Divergent Series: Allegiant’ and more
(The Washington Post, March 17, 2016; 11:37 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘London Has Fallen’ and ‘Zootopia’
(The Washington Post, March 10, 2016; 11:41 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Zootopia’
(The Washington Post, March 3, 2016; 11:35 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Eddie the Eagle,’ ‘Only Yesterday’ and more
(The Washington Post, February 25, 2016; 10:23 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Race,’ ‘Risen’ and more
(The Washington Post, February 18, 2016; 11:39 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Zoolander 2,’ ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ and more
(The Washington Post, February 11, 2016; 11:03 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘The Choice’
(The Washington Post, February 4, 2016; 6:08 PM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’
(The Washington Post, January 28, 2016; 10:32 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘The 5th Wave’ and more
(The Washington Post, January 21, 2016; 2:41 PM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Norm of the North’ and ‘Ride Along 2’
(The Washington Post, January 14, 2016; 6:36 PM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Joy’ and more
(The Washington Post, January 7, 2016; 10:15 AM)
 
From ‘Ant-Man’ to ‘War Room,’ Family Filmgoer’s favorite movies of 2015
(The Washington Post, December 30, 2015; 2:00 PM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Daddy’s Home,’ ‘Joy,’ ‘Concussion’ and more
(The Washington Post, December 24, 2015; 11:00 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘The Force Awakens’ and more
(The Washington Post, December 17, 2015; 10:45 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘In the Heart of the Sea’
(The Washington Post, December 10, 2015; 9:58 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Brooklyn’ and ‘Creed’
(The Washington Post, December 3, 2015; 11:01 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘The Good Dinosaur’ and ‘Creed’
(The Washington Post, November 25, 2015; 10:56 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2”
(The Washington Post, November 19, 2015; 12:14 PM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘The 33’ and ‘Spotlight’
(The Washington Post, November 12, 2015; 11:48 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘The Peanuts Movie’ and ‘Spectre’
(The Washington Post, November 5, 2015; 10:57 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Suffragette’ and more
(The Washington Post, October 29, 2015; 11:21 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Last Witch Hunter,’ ‘Jem and the Holograms’
(The Washington Post, October 22, 2015; 10:08 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Goosebumps’ and more
(The Washington Post, October 15, 2015; 11:37 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Pan’ and more
(The Washington Post, October 8, 2015; 11:05 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘The Walk’ and ‘The Martian’
(The Washington Post, October 1, 2015; 11:33 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’ and more
(The Washington Post, September 24, 2015; 12:18 PM)
 
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(The Washington Post, September 21, 2015; 6:06 PM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘The Visit,’ ‘A Walk in the Woods’ and more
(The Washington Post, September 10, 2015; 2:48 PM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘War Room’ and ‘A Walk in the Woods’
(The Washington Post, September 3, 2015; 9:45 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Z for Zachariah’ and more
(The Washington Post, August 27, 2015; 11:42 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’ and more
(The Washington Post, August 20, 2015; 10:41 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Man from U.N.C.L.E.’ and more
(The Washington Post, August 13, 2015; 10:46 AM)
 
Family Filmgoer reviews ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie’ and ‘Fantastic Four’
(The Washington Post, August 6, 2015; 9:23 AM)