Airborne adventure is OK for a few laughs; some stereotypes.
Books-inspired movie has great social messages for kids.
Beloved characters celebrate holidays, differences.
Monsters Inc. prequel is a fun college comedy for all ages.
Clever Halloween tale has fun with science, stereotypes.
Hilarious crossover movie combines best of both worlds.
Sweet holiday sequel about a boy who misses his dog.
Inspiring, romantic coming-of-age tale about '60s teens.
Popular puppies turn into superheroes, with mild action.
Highly marketed fairy adventure promotes cultural awareness.
Fun mystery, but more romance than most Scooby movies.
Short and sweet adventure about a generous witch.
Ponies turn into teens in cute but highly commercial 'toon.
Less slapstick than usual in solid fairy tale crossover.
Toy franchise cub misbehaves but learns lessons.
Singing spuds' mockumentary is funny for kids and grown-ups.
Heavily marketed musical is wholesome fun for tweens.
Sweet American Girl story about finding your voice.
Dueling personalities clash in likable series follow-up.
Buddy adventure between robot, tween stresses friendship.
Lighthearted superhero action is fun -- but big toy ad.
Adventure sequel is well-rounded, family-friendly fare.
Movie's violence is countered by strong themes of family.
Series-inspired movie caters to preschoolers' curiosity.
Friendly monkey's escapades teach tots about nature.