Holly on Hollywood
“Summer Family Movies”
by Holly McClure
DUMBO is a live-action re-imagining of the 1941 Disney animated classic about a baby elephant with oversized ears that help him to fly and the children who help him learn how. The PG is family friendly classic is based on the 1941 animated tale, with themes of love, the importance of family and overcoming obstacles. I thought this movie was magical! It will entertain the kids in all of us! Danny DeVito, Colin Farrell, Nico Parker, Finley Hobbins, Eva Green and Michael Keaton star.
SHAZAM! Is about a foster kid, 14-year-old Billy Batson, who’s mysteriously summoned by a powerful dying wizard who gives him the magic to transform into an adult superhero by saying the word “Shazam!” When his fame spreads, an evil Dr. Thaddeus Sivana finds Shazam and tries to destroy him to gain his powers. The PG-13 (for language and action) comics-based, superhero comedy starring Asher Angel, Djimon Hounsou, Zachary Levi and Mark Strong.
BREAKTHROUGH is based on an actual incident that took place in 2015 when 14-year-old John fell through thin ice on a frozen Missouri lake and after 15 minutes, was rescued, rushed to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead. His mother prays and John comes back to life. Metz delivers a powerful and emotional performance that is sure to bring a tear to your eyes. BREAKTHROUGH reminds us that faith and love, can create a mountain of hope and sometimes, even a miracle. The PG drama stars and Chrissy Metz, Josh Lucas and Topher Grace.
“Remember to Choose Your Movies Wisely”
Holly McClure is a multimedia personality with a career that spans over 20 years in the entertainment industry. Her background as a film critic, film and television producer, creative writer, filmographer, radio and television host, author, and pundit for family values, has established her media expertise and made her a recognized advocate for family-friendly entertainment. Holly was the first ‘family film critic’ syndicated in over 365 newspapers by The Orange County Register. Her “Holly on Hollywood” movie reviews have been featured on various media outlets and can now be seen on Uplift TV, Parables movie channel, and thelaundrymoms.com.
In 2002, Holly was asked by Mel Gibson to film the behind-the-scenes interviews for “The Passion of the Christ”. She produced a one hour special, “The Making of The Passion of the Christ”, that aired on TBN and ION. She has since produced numerous press features for various films (The Passion Of The Christ, Do You Believe, Dancer and the Dame, God’s Not Dead, The Frontier Boys, etc.) and is listed on IMDB .
Holly is a charter member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association and serves on the advisory boards of The Dove Foundation and The Parents Television Council. She is a proud mother, grandmother and mentor, passionate about supporting and creating life-changing entertainment!
For more information visit Hollymcclure.com or IMDB.com