Movie Reviews

 
When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Poignant pre-WWII drama about German Jewish family in exile.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
Continue reading
Pinocchio (2020) Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 10+
Italian live-action version has mild scares and peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
Continue reading
The Witches Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 10+
Campy but creepy Dahl adaptation has lots of spooky stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
Continue reading Watch review
 
Enola Holmes Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 12+
Entertaining period mystery has feminist messages, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
Continue reading Watch review
The Art of Racing in the Rain Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Weepy wisdom dispensed in dog drama about life and loss.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
Continue reading Watch review
 
Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Sparkling book adaptation has great characters, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
Continue reading Watch review
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Intense, over-full sequel has lots of wizarding violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
Continue reading Watch review
A Wrinkle in Time Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 10+
Inclusive but imperfect take on classic story of hope, love.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
Continue reading Watch review
 
The Girl Without Hands Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Hand-drawn Brothers Grimm retelling is dark, powerful.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
Continue reading
The Shack Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 12+
Sentimental faith-based adaptation explores grief, healing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
Continue reading Watch review
 
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Delightful but dark Potter prequel is more grown-up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Continue reading Watch review
A Monster Calls Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 12+
Heartrending adaptation explores the enormity of grief.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Continue reading Watch review
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Creepy but exciting Burton fantasy based on best-seller.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Continue reading Watch review
Belle & Sebastian: The Adventure Continues Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Thrilling French sequel has tense scenes but a warm heart.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Continue reading
 
The Martian Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 12+
Excellent space thriller mixes peril, charm, real science.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Continue reading Watch review
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Trilogy conclusion has thrilling, violent battle scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Continue reading Watch review
Alice in Wonderland (2010) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
All-new 3-D Alice story is trippy and intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
Continue reading Watch review
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Terrific but intense mix of love, friendship, fear, sorrow.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
Continue reading Watch review
Treasure of Matecumbe Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Old-school Disney adventure includes iffy racial subplots.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1976)
Continue reading
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Sensitive portrayal of four girls' friendships.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
Continue reading

Pages