Five ideas to bring the whole family together around the TV

Outdated, everyone for themselves: tonight everyone is in front of the same screen! Because there is something for everyone, this list mixes films, series and documentaries suitable for a young audience and which will not scare away the elderly. Something to approach the month of June more or less serenely and the prospect, dangerously close, of having to occupy our dear little ones during the summer.

“Tous en scène 2”: colors for the little ones, good sound for the grown-ups

“All on stage 2”.

Ah the pleasure of laughing stupidly, all together, at the potashery produced by the Illumination studio, guilty among other things of having generated the sinister Gru and especially the Minions… Nevertheless, as long as we want to accompany the little ones for an evening, the continuation of All on stage perfectly fulfills the contract of intergenerational entertainment. Following the adventures of a band of idealistic beginners determined to break into show business, this second part benefits above all from an ultra-vitamin soundtrack that mixes Elton John, Billie Eilish, Taylor Swift, and a bunch of covers cartoon of Prince at U2. It’s not fine, it makes noise, it stings the eyes, but the kids (the film is for everyone) will be delighted and you’ll have the opportunity or never to dive into the CD-library to make them listen to the versions original. You never know, they might like it!

Animated film by Garth Jennings (EU, 2021, 1:50). On demand on Netflix.

“Fantastic Mr. Fox”: a Wes Anderson adapted to the youngest

“Fantastic Mr. Fox”.

Taken from a book by Roald Dahl, this very beautiful film all in animated puppets is the ideal introduction to the singular universe of Wes Anderson. In addition to the technical prowess – the shooting was spread over an entire year – the film cleverly reinvents the fable for children by pushing the anthropomorphism of the animals to the maximum, and by taking care of the character of the characters in the smallest details. This gives this tale of cunning foxes against stubborn farmers an incomparable flavor, and the ability to amaze viewers from 7 to 77 years old. The film has just been made available on Netflix, don’t miss it! And why not immediately offer the novel to those who have been conquered?

Animated film by Wes Anderson (EU, 2010, 1:28). On demand on Netflix.

“The Last Dance”: behind the scenes of the Chicago Bulls

“The Last Dance”.

Let’s be nerdy: here’s a special “young boys” program that should also appeal to their sisters, girlfriends and cousins. Heat the popcorn and install all these little people in front The Last Dance, Netflix’s great documentary series on the “success story” of the Chicago Bulls, the basketball team that shook the NBA in the early 1990s thanks to the presence in its ranks of the unrivaled Michael Jordan. The hearty documentary series (ten episodes of almost an hour, there are for several weekends), rich in testimonies and unpublished images, will bring back memories of adolescence to parents and will feed interesting conversations with children on sport. and its star system, in addition to convincing them to make a few baskets with you from time to time. The bonus: to earn a few points of street credshow them your best pair of vintage Nike Air – and prepare to sell a kidney to pay them the same.

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