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Home: Movie Review

IN THE April 6 ISSUE

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by Sheryl Wall



Home is an animated film based on the book, “The True Meaning of Smekday” by Adam Rex. An Alien race called the Boov are running away from the evil Gorg. They make Earth their home and they relocate the humans to a different part of the Earth so they can live in their human homes. A young girl, Gratuity, nicknamed Tip by her friends, is separated from her mom, and is on a mission to find her.

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by Sheryl Wall


How to Train Your Dragon 2 takes place five years after the first movie. It starts out with a Dragon race which has become a favorite sport of the Island of Berk. However, Hiccup and toothless are nowhere to be seen. Hiccup has created his own invention of wings he is using to try to fly.

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Turbo: Movie Review

IN THE July 29 ISSUE

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by Sheryl Wall


Turbo is an animated film about snails and how the snail Turbo (voice by Ryan Reynolds) desires to race like the race car drivers he watches on TV in the garage where they live. Instead, he has to work with the other snails in the tomato garden, which he does not find fulfilling. On top of that, the other snails give Turbo a hard time for his dreams to race and put him down. However, one day his world changes when he has an accident that leads him to be sucked into a speeding car and he is changed by the nitrous oxide into a fast snail.

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The Croods: Movie Review

IN THE April 8 ISSUE

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by Sheryl Wall



The Croods is an animated movie about a prehistoric family that lives in a cave. Their father, Grug, voice by Nicholas Cage, is overprotective and never lets them wander from home. His daughter Eep, voice by Emma Stone, wants to venture out and doesn’t like being stuck in the cave all the time.

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Puss in Boots: Movie Review

IN THE November 7 ISSUE

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by Sheryl Wall



Puss in Boots is a computer-animated movie that tells the cat’s story before the Shrek movies occurred. Just like in the Shrek movies, Puss is voiced by actor Antonio Banderas. The movie shares about how he was in an orphanage as a kitten and became best friends with Humpty Dumpty who was obsessed with finding magic beans.

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