THE ADDAMS FAMILY (MAX on Comcast) From Anjelica Huston’s deadly nightshade Morticia to Raul Julia’s fezzed, smoking-jacketed Gomez to their dilapidated Victorian mansion, this one looks great. When it comes to content, though, it’s pretty empty. (PG-13; runs through Feb. 17)
DANTE’S PEAK (MAX on Comcast) Nice special effects in this volcano movie. You even feel they’ve got some of the science right. But the natural disaster is eclipsed by a man-made disaster — a dumb script that traps Pierce Brosnan and Linda Hamilton in cardboard heroics. (PG-13; runs through Feb. 17)
HONEY, I SHRUNK THE KIDS (HBO on Comcast) The Disney folks have come up with a charming and inventive sci-fi comedy about an absent-minded inventor who accidentally shrinks his kids to one-quarter of an inch. It’s what used to be called a “family movie,’’ somewhat sanitized in tone, but nifty special effects and a tidy script make this a good bet. (PG; runs through Feb. 21)
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