Jack the Giant SlayerBy Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media reviewer
Who says summer is the only time for movie blockbusters? Box-office-wise, March and April look nearly as exciting as May through August. While there's only one major animated flick aimed at younger moviegoers (The Croods), tweens and teens can look forward to everything from reimagined fairy tales (Jack the Giant Slayer) and highly anticipated book adaptations (Oz the Great and Powerful, The Host) to the dino-mite 3-D re-release of Jurassic Park.
No matter how old your kids are, our sneak peeks will help you decide whether these high-profile movies will be appropriate for your family.
Jack the Giant Slayer (March 1)
Target Age: Tweens and Teens
Buzz Factor: Disney has reimagined the Jack and the Beanstalk and Jack the Giant Killer fairy tales with a swashbuckling young hero (Nicholas Hoult) who volunteers for a dangerous mission to save a beautiful princess (Eleanor Tomlinson) from the land of giants. With tons of