Why Zootopia Is Not A Kids Movie! (Not Really…It Totally Is A Kids Movie And That’s OK)

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Achieving both high critical praise and high ticket sales, Disney’s Zootopia seems to be the kind of high quality movie you can take your kids to.

Well, it totally is.  Review and analysis, with mild SPOILERS after the cut.

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Muppets Episode 7

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One of my biggest complaints for the new Muppets series has been the treatment of Kermit the Frog.  Kermit is, above all, usually depicted as a very nice guy.  At worst, the others treat him like a doormat.  He may get frustrated, but he never gets mean.

The new show has, on occasion, tossed that idea out the window.  We’ve seen Kermit, perhaps out of jealousy, break up Piggy and Josh Grobin, and rob the rest of the crew of good times after they had too much fun at karaoke.  We’ve seen him lie to Fozzie about the bear’s quality as a writer, though in that case it was to prevent from hurting the sensitive bear’s feelings and he did confess the truth later.

So, this episode may have been a step in a better direction.  Episode SPOILERS after the cut.

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Gabbing Geek Box Office Report- Straight Into the Box Office

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Did the Fantastic Four jump over Mission Impossible and newcomers Straight Outta Compton and the Man From UNCLE to claim the top spot? No. It didn’t. Who won the week?
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“A Lego Brickumentary ” Review: How Does It Stack Up?

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A new documentary is out about the toy dynasty that is Lego. Huge geek community surrounding this toy. Did all the parts fit together to make a compelling doc?
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