More Minions, More Humor Fills Despicable Me 2

Despicable Me 2 movie review on BeTween Talk

My family and I loved Despicable Me. It had all the makings of a great family movie – super villains, wild gadgets, silly sidekicks and a lot of heart. The transformation of despicable criminal Gru from an angry, lonely, unhappy bad guy to a lovable and warm adoptive dad of three wraps the movie nicely. His child-like sidekicks, the Minions, along with a goofy rival villan gives the movie a lot of humor to go along with the heart. The {Read More}

‘Life of Pi’ with a 7-year Old

Life of Pi Movie Review for Between Talk

As my 7-year old and I were walking into the theater to see ‘Life of Pi’ she was telling me alllll about what she’d read in school about how desert plants grow. I was watching the parking lot traffic for us both.  All the way to our seats,  as we sat waiting for the movie to start; right up ’til the lights dimmed she kept going on and on about stuff she’d learned in school. To be honest, I was {Read More}

Katy Perry: Part of Me 3D – An Inspiration for Tweens, Teens & Adults

Katy Perry Part of Me 3D Movie Poster

I took my 10-year-old daughter to see Katy Perry: Part of Me 3D this week. The movie opens today, July 5th, across the country. Both of my daughters are big Katy Perry fans and were excited to see the movie. I wasn’t sure if my 7-year-old would be mature enough for the content. Knowing Katy’s sex kitten persona, I was also concerned about my 10-year-old. Part of Me received a PG rating, making it only the second MTV Films movie to {Read More}