The Lone Ranger rides onto screens today as Disney’s latest feature film and just in time for the long Fourth of July weekend ahead. Lots of families I know are rounding up their kiddos and heading to see this western throwback comedy starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer. The movie itself is entertaining, very funny and action packed. Both Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer did a superb job with their roles…and believe me, I had some serious doubts. Not only did the leading men win me over, they made me fans of their interpretations of the classic Lone Ranger and Tonto characters. As a fan of the original “chapter” series that my grandparents introduced me to years ago, I found myself not only loving it but wanting more. I almost wanted to hear the announcer say, “Tune in next week kids!” It was a wonderful film to a classic series that breathed it’s own life into the story.
But before running to your local theater with your brood, here are a few things I want you to know before taking all the kiddos.
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