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Pac's Scary Halloween Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Some potty humor in bland, unoriginal Halloween tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Daddy's Home Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
A few laughs can't save crass Ferrell/Wahlberg comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Night Before Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Holiday comedy is extremely vulgar but still kind of sweet.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Love the Coopers Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
All-star holiday comedy is too uneven to be memorable.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Little Savages Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Summer adventure-friendship tale has bullying, mild language
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Santa's Apprentice Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Fresh take on familiar holiday themes; some bullying.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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The Not Very Merry Pout-Pout Fish Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cute holiday tale values gifts that come from the heart.
By Deborah Diesen
(2015)
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Bob's Broken Sleigh Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Short but sweet holiday elf tale with cartoon action/peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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AG Life TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Empowering American Girl shorts celebrate individuality.
Network: Online
(2015)
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The Naughty List Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Goofy humor, warm heart in wild holiday romp.
By Michael Fry, Bradley Jackson
(2015)
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A Horse Tale Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Wholesome but trite "can-we-save-the-farm?" holiday romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Miracle on 133rd Street Book Poster Image
age 4+
Neighbors come together in lively urban Christmas tale.
By Sonia Manzano
(2015)
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Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Actor encourages grumpy Christians to embrace the season.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Toy Story That Time Forgot Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Delightful franchise add-on has happy messages, some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Animated version of much-loved tale invites younger viewers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Paper Angels Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Holiday tale has serious themes, faith-based messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The  Nutcracker Sweet Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Quirky animated version of classic; some jeopardy, scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Norman Rockwell Presents: A Christmas Tail Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Cute dog isn't enough to rescue routine holiday romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Christmas Trade Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Dad, son switch bodies in flimsy, predictable holiday comedy
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Speakaboos Website Poster Image
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age 4+
Large digital library with reading supports -- for a fee.
URL: http://www.speakaboos.com/
(2015)
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