Time to take the kids to the movies for this year's holiday film fare. Our Flicks for Kids expert lets you know if that new hit movie is right for your family. Enjoy, and pass the popcorn.
MONSTERS, INC. 3D
In Theaters December 19
What's It About?: Top scarers Sulley and Mike find themselves on the other side of the frights when a little girl follows them out her bedroom door one night.
What's the Buzz?: A monstrous 3D return!
Why Kids Will Want to Go: The idea of huge, blue, cuddly Sulley in 3D is irresistible!
Target Audience: Twi-hards!
Watch Out For: Anyone whos ever looked in their closet before going to bed
In Theaters December 25
What's It About?: Artie (Billy Crystal) and Diane (Bette Midler) babysit for their three grandkids and discover that the rules of parenting have changed dramatically since they raised their own kids.
What's the Buzz?: "Ha ha ha may replace "Ho ho ho!"
Why Kids Will Want to Go: It's so much fun to see parents and grandparents disagree!
Target Audience: Kids, parents and grandparents
Watch Out For: Rude humor
DINO TIME 3D
In theaters coming soon
What's It About?: Three curious kids find themselves transported 65 million years back in time, where a T-Rex mom is convinced they are her newly hatched offspring.
What's the Buzz?: Lacking the Disney or Pixar name, this animated movie could quickly become as obsolete as the dinosaurs themselves.
Why Kids Will Want to Go: Dinosaurs are a childhood obsession
Target Audience: Kids who are too young for Jurassic Park
Watch Out For: Peril and some crude humor