Fantasy violence eased by humor in tween-friendly adventure.
Family-friendly adventure full of magic and battles.
Yankee Doodle refuses to go town in silly takeoff.
Superman's back in brooding, action-packed reboot.
Exceptional storytelling but with violence and profanity.
Thoughtful dystopian tale questions winning at all costs.
Exciting bio of '20s female pilot who found fame with stunt.
Pace picks up in second book of Survivor host's kid series.
Invisible girl flees mob dad in inventive fantasy thriller.
Colorful prequel is scarier, less magical than the original.
Solid '90s sequel offers gentle scares for families.
Moving tribute to two civil rights widows' legacies.
Funny musical cartoon has iffy gender stereotypes.
Fifth in violent action series is also least entertaining.
Predictable alien adventure is violent and forgettable.
New villains seek A-bomb in exciting Apothecary sequel.
Teen wizard shines in entertaining British sci-fi.
Exciting sci-fi action and warm father-son bonding.
Fairy-tale creatures come to life in so-so swashbuckler.
Quirky stories bring history to life.
Bizarre characters, mediocre plots doom lackluster cartoon.
Effective (if violent) thriller offers mini history lesson.
Tween coming-of-age set amid shifting family, '60s dynamics.
Zombie adventure with a twist is a cut above most.
Crudity and absurdity abound in best pals' misadventures.