Colorful prequel is scarier, less magical than the original.
Dry humor and scary scenes abound in Twain overview.
Uplifting dog tale features more menace than you'd expect.
Action-packed drama has positive messages for families.
Old-fashioned crime tale is hokey, sometimes brutal.
Techie reboot is visually dazzling but short on story.
Engaging third Narnia adventure is fun for tweens and up.
Too scary for younger fans of the popular books.
Teens work hard and achieve culinary greatness under the wing of a tough and inspiring teacher.
Great songs, good role models, and feel-good energy fuel this tween-friendly battle-of-the-bands flick.
Silly and unrealistic, but fun for tweens.
Tween-friendly adaptation is darker than the first.
The Bible on the big screen: New take on old tale.
Stepsiblings' antics shun reality in mediocre comedy.
Kitschy knight quest is fun '60s flashback; some battles.
Like a long episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Fantastic, but kids are older, themes are darker.
Old/new Starfleet heroes warpspeed a lukewarm plot.