“This may sound curmudgeonly, but the family film as we once knew it seems to have become a relic of the past. At today’s Cineplex we have no shortage of childish films made for children, but the vast majority of these offer little appeal to adults. When I was a kid there were plenty of G-rated movies that were not specifically made for children—they just didn’t happen to feature any sex, violence or profanity. With this post, which serves as a sequel to my first list of family-friendly films, I offer up a list of films available on Fandor which children and their grown-ups might enjoy together.”
Lately, you may have noticed that you or other Fandor members now have a “thumbs-up” badge visible on their profile. What’s that all about? And what’s coming next?
If we could redesign the film industry into the best possible system for the artists, the audience and the business, what would it look like? Starting May 28, Fandor CEO Ted Hope will be leading that very conversation, partnering with Reinventors and gathering influencers together for a six-part interactive web series called Reinvent Hollywood.
Why are we asking viewers to apply the Bechdel Test to our library? It’s about the big picture.