Action-packed sequel still doesn't live up to book series.
Colorful prequel is scarier, less magical than the original.
Dry humor and scary scenes abound in Twain overview.
Heartwarming story of overcoming grief is great family fare.
Uplifting dog tale features more menace than you'd expect.
Action-packed drama has positive messages for families.
Some juvenile humor in subpar low-budget holiday tale.
Big-screen remake of ballet is too dark for little kids.
Old-fashioned crime tale is hokey, sometimes brutal.
Slow-moving faith-based drama is sweet but preachy.
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.
Tween-friendly adaptation is darker than the first.
Predictable and formulaic romantic Christmas movie.
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.