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Where to see free outdoor movies with your kids this summer

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This post is courtesy Red Tricycle. Break the bedtime rules and live it up. Summer is here and that means it’s time for some outdoor movie fun all over the Bay Area. Pack up the blankets, popcorn and kids and head to one of these many spots where you… [Read More]
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Kids expecting to see Pixar film at movie theater are shown horror film instead

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An Ohio mom was outraged when she took her children to see Pixar’s new Inside Out at a movie theater and the projectionist accidentally screened the horror film Insidious: Chapter 3. Jazmyn Moore expected a fun animated film rated PG and instead ch… [Read More]
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100 well-loved family films

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Do family movie nights ever turn into hour-long arguments over what to watch? We’ve put together a list of well-loved family films for you to peruse on those occasions when the bowls of popcorn are all buttered but the kids are still scrolling throug… [Read More]
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A tired tale: The problem with the new ‘Cinderella’ movie

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Kenneth Branagh’s live-action version of Cinderella for Disney is sumptuous, fantastical, even breathtaking. Filled with majestic castles, beautiful scenery, a ball where everyone wears fabulous gowns and a pair of dazzling glass slippers, the movie … [Read More]
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Best family films of 2014

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Forget the Academy-approved categories of best picture and best actor. Common Sense Media and SFGate bring you our own category — best family film. Take a look at our list of nominations below. Share your favorite and any we missed in the comments! L… [Read More]

No school today? Check out Netflix’s top flicks for kids

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School has been cancelled today for kids across the Bay Area due to a major storm whipping through Northern California. Ideally, parents are at home today baking holiday cookies and playing card games with their little ones, but the reality is that man… [Read More]

Video: Kids act out Best Picture nominees

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A little boy pretending to be a Somali pirate raiding Captain Philips’ ship might sound disturbing but this video from CineFix featuring kids acting out all the Academy Awards Best Picture nominees is adorable. In fact, I think the Wolf of Wall Stree… [Read More]
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Best and worst family movies of 2013

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The Golden Globes and the Oscars are upon us and soon we’ll get a rundown of the best films from 2013. American Hustle, 12 Years a Slave and Captain Phillips are sure to get lots of attention. These films are all outstanding, according to the critics… [Read More]