Movie Time!

This summer has a great lineup of kid-­friendly movies coming out; a wonderful selection of new stories for us to get whisked away into and a highly ­anticipated sequel. Here is a list of our top three family­-friendly movies for the summer 2016.



                                                                                              Angry Birds

Angry Birds

That’s right; they are making the popular mobile game into a movie!  What could be cooler than that?  If your children are already familiar with this game, they will love watching their favorite video game characters come to life in this film!



Angry Birds is an animated film that was created by Sony.  The cast of the movie includes: Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny R. McBride, Bill Hader, Maya Rudolph, Peter Dinklage and more!  This picture takes place on a deserted island full of “angry” birds.  The main characters are three eccentric birds (Red, Chuck, and Bomb), who are forced to work together when a group of mysterious pigs visit their island.  This movie is scheduled to be released on Friday, May 20, 2016.


Finding Dora Finding Dory
Yes!  They are finally making a sequel to the award winning motion picture, Finding Nemo,  which was released back in 2003!  Finding Dory is a Pixar film, also written and directed by Andrew Stanton.

If your children have seen Finding Nemo, they will be ecstatic to know that Finding Dory will feature many of the beloved characters from the original film.  The movie is starring: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Diane Keaton, Eugene Levy, Ty Burrell, Willem Dafoe, and more!  The picture will follow Dory (Ellen DeGeneres), as she and her friends encounter novel adventures and meet a bunch of intriguing and lovable characters.

This movie is scheduled to release on Friday June 17, 2016.


Secret Life of PetsThe Secret Life of Pets
This picture looks hilarious, as it is a story about what our pets do all day when we are not around.  I mean, haven’t we all wondered what our pets do when they are home alone and free from our watching eyes?

This is an animated film by Universal Pictures, which means that the movie will be shown (at most theaters) in 3D!  The cast includes: Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, just to name a few.  The movie follows a group of dogs who live in a Manhattan apartment building.  These dogs encounter some crazy situations as they try to make it back before their owners get home from work.  This movie is scheduled to release on Friday, July 8, 2016.

So stay tuned!  There are some great movies that the entire family will enjoy, coming
your way in the summer of 2016!

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