TODAY | May 24, 2013
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>>> we are back on this try-day friday, with today's reel moms, here to review some of the hottest movies in theaters and dvd that you'll want to check out this weekend.
>> today's movie critics are mother of two, jessica, who happens toeb " entertainment weekly " senior writer and soon-to-be radio host . and robin is a lifestyle expert and a brand new mom and marketing expert nichelle pace, the mother of two and founder for stylemom.com.
>> let's start with our first movie, an animated film called "epic" do we love or not like.
>> it's totally epic! . we totally love, about a teenager that goes back home to live with her dad and her dad is a cooky scientist who thinks there's another species of creatures living in the forest and she doesn't believe it until she gets shrunk.
>> you have some funny characters and it was just an easy movie to watch. it was a great day out for me.
>> i read a couple of reviews that were not complimentary at all.
>> it tells stories of the ecology and the environment and beyonce is in it, steven tyler .
>> very cute and fun.
>> let's move on, "star trek: into the darkness."
>> tell us the truth.
>> if you're a star trek fan you're definitely going to like it. there's a major " star trek " mythology baddie in this movie. the kirk and spock, they're on the enterprise, they have to come back home because there's been a terrorist act . there's always an issue. but it's more emo " star trek ."
>> and there's a big brouhaha because a lot of the female characters are naked or walking around in our underwear. we personally didn't think it was a big deal . i remember when princess leia was chained. by jabba the hut?
>> what's the age range.
>> maybe not under ten. i did cringe a little bit with the underwear scene. but at the same time i was thinking -- god i really liked her underwear and i'm a little biased, because i was named after the original character , nichelle nichols from the movie. so i'm --
>> well that review is all over the board.
>> let's go to a rental. "the impossibles".
>> that's the one with naomi watts .
>> based on a family, what happens to a family during the 2004 tsunami in asia. it's an incredibly difficult movie to watch. there's a lot of death and orphans.
>> there were fantasy animations this is the one where you go to bed and you're like holy cow this could be my family.
>> she was nominated for an academy award .
>> given the current state of affairs and all the events and mother nature now.
>> it's a story which is really interesting.
>> we had the young boy on, remember? he was great.
>> he was great.
>> all right. let's move on to " beautiful creatures " a sort of vampire rip-off?
>> a vampire movie based on the "twilight" series. not a vampire, she's a witch.
>> jeremy irons is in it. and emma thompson .
>> that's what holds the script together.
>> you love that sort of --
>> it's no " citizen kane " but