Sugary holiday tale steeped in family friendly messages.
Adventure, sweetness, peril, some loss in fairy tale sequel.
Action picks up in fairy tale fantasy sequel.
Fractured fairy tale will charm and delight young readers.
Fantasy violence eased by humor in tween-friendly adventure.
Wacky, gripping sequel has slapstick, swordplay, sweetness.
Storybound sequel has brave kids, cosmic battle.
Tolkien tale isn't as great as LOTR, but better for tweens.
Dark, magical, Dickensian page-turner for tweens.
Playful pop with power hooks is fun for tweens, teens.
Derivative but fun fairy-tale adventure.
Sweet but muddled postscript to Oz has mild suspense.
Captivating, imaginative story of kids in fairy-tale world.
Muddled Oz-based fantasy has some intense action.
Spectacular book adaptation is great for tweens and up.
Fantastic family film has positive messages for all ages.
Colorful cartoon is full of silly laughs and scrapes.
This action-packed fantasy brings the popular book series to life in what may be a surprise hit with your kids.
Victorious special is full of fun for tweens.
Thrilling 3-D adventure sends brains-over-brawn message.
Corny, unrealistic comedy has so-so messages for tweens.