An Adventure for Kids - By Diana Saenger Children love adventure stories, especially ones that involve imaginary characters, frightful situations and animals. That's why Wendy Orr's novel Nim's Island made a good adaptation for the big screen.
Abigail Breslin helps her character live out the theme of Nim's... MORE >>
Finding Your Inner Hero -- or Heroine - By Betty Jo Tucker How could anything go wrong with a family adventure movie starring Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler and Abigail Breslin? Nimís Island, based on Wendy Orrís popular young-adult novel, also boasts an inspiring theme -- discovering the hero within -- and a welcome emphasis... MORE >>
Little Miss Dolittle - By John P. McCarthy Itís hard to predict how kids will react upon visiting NimísIsland, the latest family flick from the specialty division Fox Walden. This adult -- burdened with being a parent and a professional movie critic (who tries not to be jaded and dismissive) -- found... MORE >>