Reviews for what your kids are into (before they get into it)

Trusted ratings created with families in mind.
The Power of the Dog
Movie

The Power of the Dog

Expertly crafted Western drama has violence, cruelty. Full expert review
Encanto
 
Movie

Encanto

Vibrant visuals, catchy songs, moving messages. Full expert review
House of Gucci
Movie

House of Gucci

Gaga + vintage glam = fab fun; smoking, swearing, sex. Full expert review
Ghostbusters: Afterlife
 
Movie

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Playful paranormal reboot offers funny frights for families. Full expert review
Jurassic World Evolution 2
Game

Jurassic World Evolution 2

Intricate theme park sim is closely tied to the films. Full expert review
Hawkeye
TV

Hawkeye

Intriguing new Marvel duo's adventures have violence. Full expert review
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Mixtape

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Movie

Encanto

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Movie

C'mon C'mon

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