WHAT: “Thor,” the movie about the powerful but arrogant god of thunder who is banished to earth by his father and forced to live with humans
Time out: “Thor” is two hours and 10 minutes long.
Cost: It will depend on the cinema you choose. It will cost extra if you decide to watch the 3D version.
Why you’ll love it: It’s a great movie—even if you’re not a big fan of super hero films. Both critics and moviegoers agree. “Thor” has received a 94-percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes while over 7,000 people gave it an average score of 7.7 out of 10 on IMDB.com.
Why your kids will love it: It’s a fun, action-packed and visually exciting movie and is thrilling for both kids and grownups.
Why it’s good for them: The film has lessons to impart on arrogance and making the right choices. It also explores the relationships between parents and children and between siblings.
What: “Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules.” In the second movie based on the book series, Greg and his brother Rodrick deal with their parents’ attempts to get them to bond with each other.
Time out: The movie runs for one hour and 36 minutes.
Cost: It depends on the cinema.
Why you’ll love it: It’s an entertaining film.
Why your kids will love it: If they loved the books and are fans of Greg and Rodrick, they’ll enjoy the film. But even if they haven’t picked up the book yet, they will still be entertained. It’s a fun and funny movie.
Why it’s good for them: The movie has lessons to teach on family dynamics and love between siblings. And the movie may inspire them to pick up the book and start reading more.