Movie Reviews

The Thin Man Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Death and drinking in otherwise superb Hollywood classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1934)
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Little Fugitive Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Lovingly realistic coming-of-age story is a classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1953)
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Sullivan's Travels Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Brainy Hollywood classic about importance of comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1941)
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Sherlock Jr. Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Clever, fun-filled intro to silent movies (with subtitles).
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1924)
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Silkwood Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Disturbing tale of corporate greed, nuclear danger, courage.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
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Game Time: Tackling the Past Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fantastic family film has positive messages for all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Man Who Planted Trees Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Ethereal, serious animated films with environmental themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Make Believe Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Teens chase magical dreams in inspiring documentary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Hugo Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Spectacular book adaptation is great for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Peter and the Wolf Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Dark, superb short film introduces kids to classical music.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Dracula Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Classic vampire movie is more creepy than violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1931)
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A Child's Garden of Poetry Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Short Emmy winner sure to grow a new crop of poetry lovers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Catch-22 Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Classic, violent black comedy about the follies of war.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1970)
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Pixie Hollow Games Movie Poster Image
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age 4+
Beautifully animated "fairy" tale teaches about teamwork.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Wallace & Gromit: World of Invention Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Nifty "how stuff works" show has some technical details.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Battle Royale Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Ultraviolent Japanese cult movie came before Hunger Games.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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What's on Your Plate? Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Excellent docu teaches Fast Food Nation-like lessons.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Nanook of the North Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Excellent early documentary has some hunting violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1922)
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Children of Heaven Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Excellent subtitled Iranian coming-of-age story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Chops Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Inspiring documentary about high school jazz musicians.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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