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Pet Pals in Windland

By Grace Montgomery, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Confusing animated movie is violent, a little scary.

Movie NR 2015 81 minutes
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PET PALS IN WINDLAND showcases some neat gadgets and cute characters, but it's mostly a confusing, awkward mess that's hard to follow. The movie gives no backstory on the Pet Pals or the Crow Witch, so if you haven't seen the first Pet Pals movie it can take a little while to figure out what's going on. There also are some gadgets that are central to the plot that are never explained, which will no doubt make it hard for younger viewers to follow. Younger viewers also are likely to be scared by the Crow Witch, who not only threatens the Pet Pals but also directly addresses the audience in a threatening way. Even the good guys are a little scary or at the very least off-putting. The king of Puff, who's supposed to be a friend of the Pet Pals, has his hulking guards imprison them. And Diva, one of the Pet Pals, spends the majority of the movie complaining or being mean to one of the other Pet Pals.

Although the wind-powered machines and other gadgets are cool, there's not enough good to outweigh the confusing plot and violence in this strange movie, making it one you can safely skip.

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