Top 10 Lists

SO DEAR TO MY HEART

Quality:
****
Age:
All ages
Disney’s classic 1948 movie SO DEAR TO MY HEART is about a young boy and his pet black sheep, who turns out to be a handful. SO DEAR TO MY HEART is a beautiful, fabulous, and winsome movie from Disney’s golden days, bathed in a loving Christian worldview.

THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE

Quality:
***
Age:
Families
The imaginative BBC production of C.S. Lewis' THE CHRONICLES OF NARNA: THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE brings the first installment of this Christian allegorical tale to the TV screen as a live action costume drama. Powerful Christian symbolism combined with excellent costumes and special effects revives this classical allegory in an entertaining and wholesome way.

THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL

Quality:
****
Age:
All ages
THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL is a live-action musical that re-tells the classic Dickens story with all our muppet favorites and actor Michael Caine as Scrooge. Of course, the story is a biblical allegory depicting a depraved man who repents of his selfishness and proceeds to show kindness to everyone. It's fun for the whole family with finger-snapping musical numbers, and breathtaking costumes and scenery.

TOY STORY 3

Quality:
****
Age:
All ages
In TOY STORY 3, the toys we’ve come to love are held captive in a daycare center full of rambunctious young children who literally start tearing them apart. TOY STORY 3 is another impressive, delightful, hilarious, heartwarming, and redemptive animated classic from Pixar and Disney.

UP

Quality:
****
Age:
All ages
UP, the new animated feature from Pixar and Disney, is about a 78-year-old widower and a young boy scout who find the adventure of a lifetime on a jungle plateau in Venezuela full of unknown dangers. UP is another heartfelt, family-friendly, utterly delightful animated classic from the wonderful team at Pixar and Disney.

WRECK-IT RALPH

Quality:
****
Age:
All ages
WRECK-IT RALPH is an animated movie about Ralph, a character in an arcade game who doesn’t want to be the “Bad Guy” anymore. WRECK-IT RALPH is an extremely funny, entertaining movie with a strong moral message that’s also redemptive, but caution is advised for some scatological humor and light action violence.

CARS

Quality:
****
Age:
All ages
CARS, Pixar and Disney's new computer-animated movie, tells the fantasy tale of Lightning McQueen, a selfish racecar who learns how to slow down, care for others and find himself when he becomes stranded in an isolated, small desert town off Route 66. CARS is a feast for the eyes and the heart. It celebrates the values that made small-town America great.

CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS

Quality:
****
Age:
All ages
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS is a very clever, funny and exciting animated tale about an inventor whose new machine changing water into food almost destroys his town. It is a delicious feast for the eyes and the funny bone as well as the heart and mind with a very strong moral worldview that speaks out strongly against gluttony and extols positive family relationships, courage, temperance or self-control, discipline, hard work, and sacrifice.

STUART LITTLE

Quality:
***
Age:
All ages
In the new family movie, STUART LITTLE, a human family in New York City adopts a little mouse named Stuart, who has trouble fitting in despite his big courageous heart. A nutty fairy tale with excellent special effects, STUART LITTLE contains pro-family and redemptive messages marred by four mild obscenities.

DESPICABLE ME

Quality:
****
Age:
Older children to adults
DESPICABLE ME is a very witty, heartfelt animated movie about an extremely sinful character transformed by the love of three little girls. The ending to DESPICABLE ME is so uplifting and redemptive that it overshadows some of the action violence, slapstick comedy and light scatological references.