Animation

June 22, 2012

In 60 Seconds: Pixar's Brave! Abe Lincoln: Vampire Hunter!

June 19, 2012

SDG Reviews 'Brave'

Family is king in the pioneering animation studio’s first fairy tale, a rare mother-daughter story that charts an unconventionally traditional moral path.

June 12, 2012

SDG Reviews ‘Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted’

The Central Park Zoo escapees’ third outing tops the box office … but parents may want to think twice before they ‘move it’ to theaters with the kids.

June 12, 2012

DON'T read reviews of Pixar's 'Brave'!

The trouble with spoilers … and the magic of discovery.

June 8, 2012

In 60 Seconds: Prometheus! Madagascar 3! Snow White!

May 29, 2012

The Fairest One of All

May 29, 2012

The Fairest One of All (Part 2)

April 26, 2012

SDG Reviews ‘The Pirates! Band of Misfits’

New movie offers swashbuckling, stop-motion silliness from Aardman Animations, the creators of Wallace & Gromit and Chicken Run.

March 2, 2012

SDG Reviews 'The Lorax'

Middling cartoon tries to honor Dr. Seuss's eco-fable, but can't capture its heart.

February 21, 2012

Parents: Your kids can do better at the movies!

November 21, 2011

SDG Reviews 'Happy Feet Two'

Darkness falls on Antarctica: The dancing-penguin sequel is the grimmest animated film in years, a global-warming disaster movie rife with problematic themes.

October 28, 2011

SDG Reviews 'Puss in Boots'

The Shrek spin-off offers an entertaining blend of spectacle, energy — and surprising heart.

October 12, 2011

Girls Rule, Boys Drool? Stereotyping the sexes in family films

October 3, 2011

Dumbo & The Lion King: Overrated or Must Haves?

Why I’m not a big fan of two of Disney's most beloved films … and, for all-y’all who disagree with me, what's on the new Blu-ray/DVD special editions.

June 24, 2011

SDG Reviews 'Cars 2'

Disappointing Pixar sequel substitutes frenetic action for heart.

May 27, 2011

SDG Reviews 'Kung Fu Panda 2'

Action-packed sequel tackles adoption and inner peace.

April 15, 2011

SDG Reviews 'Rio'

New movie offers a colorful, fast-paced tour of Brazilian culture.

December 15, 2010

Kung Fu Panda vs. How to Train Your Dragon

December 1, 2010

Fantasia/Fantasia 2000: New on Blu-ray/DVD

December 1, 2010

Fantasia/Fantasia 2000: New on Blu-ray/DVD (Part 2)

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