Biopic of the famed gangsters makes crime look way too good.
No character is clean in this violent gangster drama.
Biopic is well acted but uneven and violent.
Wintry Disney musical is fabulous celebration of sisterhood.
Warm family drama brings the civil rights movement to life.
Beautiful art enhances holiday twist on classic fairy tale.
Smart, wrenching, deeply moving drama fine for older teens.
Lively novel of London cholera epidemic through kid's eyes.
Sometimes-scary fantasy is a mashup of monsters and myths.
Wonderful intro to 27 musicians and their unique styles.
Books-inspired series brings history to life for kids.
By-the-numbers biopic traces last months of Oswald, JFK.
Emotional WWII drama explores loss, literacy, and love.
JFK movie captures mood but omits a great deal. Some blood.
Harrowing tale of Gypsy film extra in World War II.
Get the big picture in sometimes-violent fact-based series.
Superficial, but teen-friendly, rendering of the royal.
Emotional story of WWII teen pilot in concentration camp.
Inspiring biography has bold, realistic artwork.
Jeopardy-style trivia drills social studies facts.
Evocative illustrated nonfiction, great for history buffs.
Family adventure has positive messages, but muddled story.
Dark, funny tale of mean boy trying to end his nine lives.
Imperfect but must-see epic drama with major cruelty.
Confusing WikiLeaks docudrama mostly avoids iffy content.