Action-packed sequel still doesn't live up to book series.
Like 1D, concert docu is clean cut, with tiny bit of edge.
Sequel bolstered by brave elves, scary dragon, big spiders.
Exciting saga of magic, martial arts, bike racing continues.
Easy missions for the youngest Jacques Cousteau wannabes.
Fun globe-trotting series teaches kids about animal species.
Maze puzzler makes learning programming an adventure.
Wacky art helps make childlike song a great read for kids.
Cute counting series promotes physical activity as well.
Fantasy creatures enhance near-future page turner.
More minions and romance make for a sweet, silly sequel.
Whimsical series blends music and the arts.
Girl fights mythical beings in thrilling school fantasy.
Bleak, but lovely journey OK for older-teen music fans.
Delightful adventure has excellent friendship messages.
Tolkien's magical North Pole tales delight all ages.
Mischief and slapstick fail to charm in un-smurfy sequel.
Teen-friendly fantasy romance doesn't live up to the book.
Louisiana setting best part of fantasy-romance series intro.
Magical gem of a princess adventure is oh-so-sweet.
Magical animal-afterlife adventures of a girl and her mouse.
Wintry Disney musical is fabulous celebration of sisterhood.
Christmas musical is feel-good story of faith, forgiveness.
Strong values, strong language in riveting thriller sequel.
Fantasy sequel's exciting adventures fine for preteens.