Posts Tagged ‘family movies’

Famous Superheroes in books and films

Mar 16 2013

Why do we love Superheroes so much? WHO was the initial inspiration for superheroes? WHAT was he/she like and how has the concept changed over time? I grew up in the Seventies and my favourite superhero was Zorro before the arrival of Superman and Spider Man. Here is MY personal favourite list of superheroes found in books, comics as well as movies. Please let us know who YOUR favourites are, were and why.

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The Best Family Films of the Last 25 Years

Feb 06 2013

 It’s winter which means it’s cold and frequently raining. This is the time of year when it is acceptable to grab a blanket and snuggle up on the sofa to watch a good film with the kids. It recently occurred to me that a lot of parents with children currently at primary school have not seen family films made in the 90s. Fear not, I have seen pretty much all of them and here is a list of the ones worth watching. I am aware that it’s pretty Disney and Pixar-heavy but that’s because they know how to make a brilliant kids’ film.

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Christmas Gift Guide 2012: Best Family DVDs

Nov 11 2012

These family movies might be a bit cheesy but we love cheese at Christmas and these are certainly our all time favourite movies to watch over Xmas together with the family. You will love them even more if you like pets and dogs 🙂

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New Barbie movie inspires 10 top tips to get kids started in performing arts

Aug 28 2012

The Barbie™ Popstar Academy is taking place next weekend and is in high demand with hundreds of little girls jumping at the chance to sing and dance like Barbie™ in her latest DVD Barbie™ The Princess & the Popstar out on DVD 3rd September 2012, where she fulfils her lifelong dream of becoming a popstar.

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Win 1 of 6 Comedy DVDs courtesy of Friends With Kids!

Jun 29 2012

FRIENDS WITH KIDS is a daring and poignant ensemble comedy about a close-knit circle of friends at that moment in life when children arrive and everything changes. The last two singles in the group observe the effect that kids have had on their friends’ relationships and wonder if there’s a better way. They decide to have a kid together – and date other people.

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