Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse

Movie review by Joly Herman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 4+

Lots of Disney faves stuck in a bland hodgepodge of shorts.

NR 2009 61 minutes

Parents say

age 4+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 3+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 5+

for anyone who likes reunions

I can understand why it might be overstimulating for preschoolers, as it is a bit manic, which is why I'm putting the green light at 5. Beyond that, though, I disagree with your review. I think it's fine for kids who are able to handle the manicness, etc. that you described. In fact, it will be fun for them. The artistic quality is only average, but kids will enjoy seeing snippets of other Disney Christmas specials, regardless of whether they've seen them before in their entirety or are completely new to them. If they've never seen these other Disney Christmas specials before they just may beg to see them in their full length. As for this, kids (and adults) will feel like they're at a family reunion.
age 2+

Disney on warp speed

I agree with Common Sense's review. The old shorts are good (Mickey's Christmas Carol, Pluto's Christmas), but the rest of it is definitely manic. They jump from character to character very quickly and it's very jumpy. The scene changes are so quick my eyes had trouble tracking it. I don't think that's good for little ones. Plus my 3-yr-old was scared a bit by some parts in the Christmas Carol short.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much consumerism

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