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Monster High: Boo York, Boo York

By Renee Schonfeld, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Musical features city fun for the ghouls, lots of new toys

Movie NR 2015 71 minutes
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My kids love it

When I want my kids to sit still I put this movie on and they climb on the couch and watch it till the very end and my kids are 6 5 and 2 and they ask for me to play it again and again

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (3 ):

On the upside, it's a musical and fun dolls are introduced; on the other hand, the music is generic and the flood of new toys (plus a movie soundtrack) make it a marketing windfall for the brand. Cleverly "punning" its way through bustling "Boo York, Boo York" (standing in for New York City and its landmarks), the plot whirls along, managing to somehow capture a half-dozen plot elements along with an album's worth of songs and still stay fun for fans who love the fantastical monster parodies and original fashions. The movie is not as message-laden as other series titles, but most of the villains are redeemed by the end, and a number of the characters, both old and new, have learned at least something about being true to oneself and "finding your own music."

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