Author: Andrea Fisher

10 of the Best Movies for Animal-Loving Children

It seems like right now action movies and comic book superheroes are everywhere — and that's great! But I wanted to dedicate this week's post to children who love animals.From 1950s classics like "Lady and the Tramp" to an Academy Award…

Children's Holiday Movies to Stream and Rent

Last year, I created a list of some classic and current holiday movies streaming on Netflix to help you celebrate the season—because who doesn't love to cozy up on the couch in the middle of our coldest months? This year, the…

R.L. Stine Spookiness Coming to Theaters Soon

The spookiness of fall has officially begun, thanks to news from R.L. Stine.For many, Stine's Goosebumps series was a childhood mainstay. His popular—and chilling—books aimed at children and younger teens became a part of pop culture in the '90s, but…

At the Drive-In

I was inspired this week by a recent article in The INDY, the Triangle's alternative newsweekly: "The last (outdoor) picture show."Doesn't it make you wonder: When was the last time you went to a drive-in movie? When was the last…

Sofia Coppola to Direct The Little Mermaid

Best known for hard-edged, whimsical films like Lost in Translation and Marie Antoinette, director Sofia Coppola is in talks to shoot the live-action adaptation of Danish author Hans Christian Andersen's 1837 fairy tale "The Little Mermaid," which later became the…

In Theaters This Spring: New Movie Preview

From Marvel Comic adventures to moving nature documentaries, true stories, and laugh-out-loud Muppet capers, this spring's blockbusters should appeal to almost any age—adults included!And with no Pixar films lined up for 2014—a rarity for the animation studio, which has released…

The LEGO Movie Is a Riot For All Ages

If you're like me, you've never owned a set of LEGOs, never spent more than a few minutes with the multicolored blocks splayed out before you. You maybe never, even as a child, understood its appeal. But just wait until…

Movie Snack Recipes for a Warm Night In

Temperatures are about to drop across North Carolina—what better reason to huddle up with your family at home and check out a good film?More importantly, what better reason for everyone to spend an extra 30 minutes or so preparing a…