Movie Reviews

Editors' pick
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
This TV movie offers lots of positive content about self-image, friendship, and family bonds for kids.
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On DVD
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
This grim drama about a brave, resourceful 17-year-old heroine is ultimately about the importance of family.
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On DVD
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
This rousing epic based on Chinese history veers toward the violent side but will captivate history buffs.
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On DVD
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
This film documents a small town’s first integrated prom -- in 2008 -- addressing lingering racism and hope for change.
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On DVD
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
For teens transitioning to adulthood, this film explores the question of how happiness is possible in today’s world.
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On DVD
(2009)
Editors' pick
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
This uplifting story of politician Harvey Milk explores cultural shifts and equal rights.
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On DVD
(2009)
Editors' pick
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
2008 Sundance documentary winner follows five small-town, high school seniors, from jocks to misfits to mean girls.
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On DVD
(2008)
Editors' pick
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
This intense true story chronicles the journey of a young, idealistic wanderer who goes to Alaska in search of himself.
csm_movie
On DVD
(2008)
Editors' pick
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Through the discipline of the dojo, a boy becomes a man. An entertaining and enlightening family film.
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On DVD
(2005)
Editors' pick
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Great messages trump strong language in this film about a college marching band, competition, and character.
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On DVD
(2003)
Editors' pick
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Enjoy Vince Vaughn's turn as an L.A. hipster with a weaselly but winning charm.
csm_movie
On DVD
(2002)
Editors' pick
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Show your kids that choosing between a career and romance is struggle dating back to their great-grandmother's day!
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On DVD
(2001)
Editors' pick
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
A genteel Southern town can't restrain the fascinating women of this funny and moving drama.
csm_movie
On DVD
(1999)
Editors' pick
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Creepy and campy, this horror comedy has the perfect amount of levity and fright -- and spiders galore.
csm_movie
On DVD
(1999)
Editors' pick
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
This classic tale of high school struggles piles up the awkward moments, which makes the end all the sweeter.
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On DVD
(1999)
Editors' pick
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Can a loan shark make a clean break from the mob? With everyone after a piece of the pie, it's fun watching him try.
csm_movie
On DVD
(1997)