Part Indiana Jones at times and part Harry Potter, this turned out to be a fun race-against-time movie about family and teamwork.
I'm always weary of spin-offs...but everything I heard about the cartoon was positive, even glowing in the reviews. So when the movie version popped up in Netflix, I thought I'd give it a shot.
My first reader-request! “Baby's Day Out” is a delightfully silly film written by John Hughes (“The Breakfast Club”, “Ferris Bueler's Day Off”, and every other good teen comedy of the 80s) that follows a similar formula as “Home Alone”, one of my favorites. It's the story of Baby Bink, a rich couple's 9-month old who … Continue reading Kid Tested – Uncle Approved: “Baby’s Day Out (1994)
First published in the Holyoke Enterprise 4/2/15 Hollywood loves remaking things. If it was popular once, it has to work a second time, right? No. The answer is usually a resounding no. When I first heard about Mr. Peabody and Sherman, my first thought was WHY? These are characters that first appeared in the late … Continue reading Kid Tested – Uncle Approved: Mr. Peabody and Sherman (2014)