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Minari
 
Movie

Minari

Thoughtful, inspiring drama promotes family understanding. Full expert review
The Croods: A New Age
Movie

The Croods: A New Age

Prehistoric cartoon sequel has slapstick, rude humor. Full expert review
Judas and the Black Messiah
Movie

Judas and the Black Messiah

Informative Black Panther drama has violence, language. Full expert review
The Map of Tiny Perfect Things
 
Movie

The Map of Tiny Perfect Things

Familiar but likable teen time loop tale; cursing, drinking. Full expert review
Kid Cosmic
TV

Kid Cosmic

Fun superhero comedy teaches patience, has mild violence. Full expert review
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