Movie Reviews

Recess: Taking The Fifth Grade Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Clever animated film about middle school; some name-calling.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
How the Toys Saved Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Delightful animated Christmas story, but some bullying.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
Gigli Movie Poster Image
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age 18+
Misbegotten mess of a not family-friendly movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
Bad Boys II Movie Poster Image
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age 18+
Generic, loud and violent action; not for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
The Great Gatsby (1974) Movie Poster Image
age 13+
'70s adaptation is visually stunning, emotionally distant.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1974)
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Rip-roaring fun for kids who don't mind skeletons.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
Young Sherlock Holmes Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Exquisite idea, mediocre result, but OK for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1985)
Bruce Almighty Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 14+
Happily deranged comedy has typical Carrey humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
X2: X-Men United Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Bigger and badder than No. 1, but still a blast.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Movie Poster Image
age 6+
A fantastical car story custom-made for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1968)
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Better than the first, but not by much.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, if standard, animated adventure with battles, innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
The Best of Dr. Seuss Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Classic stories come to life.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
Winged Migration Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 7+
As pretty and light as a feather on the wind.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
The Santa Clause 2 Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 5+
This one deserves a "bah humbug."
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Not expected to be great, but still disappoints.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Sequel is basically one long, violent chase scene.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Not as good as the first, but still enjoyable.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
Home Alone 4: Taking Back the House Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Recycled gags with none of the original's charm.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
Whale Rider Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 11+
Excellent, gorgeous drama with uplifting messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)

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