Clever Halloween tale has fun with science, stereotypes.
Colorful, comic bird tale with lots of cartoon action.
Game-themed movie mixes potty humor with strong messages.
Anti-bullying messages weighed down by predictable plot.
Informative otter docu best for older animal-loving kids.
The always charming Wallace and Gromit learn about wild and crazy inventions in this educational series.
Tame girls' basketball tale is sentimental but inspiring.
Offbeat live-action/animation mix with lots of drinking.
South Pole documentary is gorgeous, if a bit dry.
Forgettable camp comedy is fine for kiddie laughs.
Cute adventure; OK for tweens, but a little scary for kids.
Odd recycling-themed story with subtitles and a few scares.
Cute story contains some crude humor and innuendo.
Will Ferrell's Elf is larger than life -- and a great role model for being true to yourself.
Moving story of the 1980 Olympic hockey team.
Great effects and characters, but surprisingly violent.
Bug comedy teaches lessons about sibling relationships.
Culkin sequel takes slapstick shenanigans to NYC.
Slapstick family holiday comedy brings the pain.
Formulaic movie draws some laughs from pratfalls.