Category: Adventure

“Explorer” movies that travel and investigate new worlds, cultures, and places

Courage, Tenacity, and Mental Toughness Lift True Spirit

SummaryTrue Spirit is a sincere and heartfelt family film about the heroic solo sailing adventure…

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Jurassic World: Dominion Falters on Weak Plot

Jurassic World: Dominion, while destined to be one of the summer’s block busters, falters on…

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Dora the Explorer Makes an Entertaining Entrance onto the Big Screen

Boosted by an excellent performance by Isabella Moner as the title character, “Dora and the Lost City of Gold” is an entertaining mix of “Spy Kids” and Indiana Jones adventure and light comedy movies.

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Review: Pirates of the Caribbean 5: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Reminding myself that the Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise was inspired by a theme-park…

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Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is a rousing romp through the universe

My movie review and commentary on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is live at the…

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Review: Kong: Skull Island Box Office Blockbuster Falls Short

Kong: Skull Island continues to hold its own at the box office, generating $164 million…

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Movie Review: A United Kingdom

I take an in-depth look at the very well acted British film A United Kingdom in…

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