Movie Reviews

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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How Green Was My Valley Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Sentimental classic still tugs at the heartstrings.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1941)
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Holiday Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Old-fashioned Grant/Hepburn classic still charms.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1938)
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Little Women (2019) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Poignant, beautifully made take on beloved sisterhood tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Christmas with Holly Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Heartwarming story of overcoming grief is great family fare.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Playroom Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Parents seek joy, ignore kids in difficult, powerful drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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August: Osage County Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Affecting but exhausting dysfunctional-family drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Hell or High Water Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Excellent, relevant crime drama has language, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Imperial Dreams Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Dark yet inspiring tale has cursing, violence, drugs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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6 Balloons Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Raw look at heartbreaking effects of addiction; drug use.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Far from the Tree Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Touching docu about parents raising uniquely different kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Sisters Brothers Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Heavy violence, camaraderie in revisionist Western.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Amores Perros Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Gripping but gory subtitled drama isn't for the squeamish.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Refuge Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Complex film about family trauma has heavy themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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I Wish Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Unique, leisurely subtitled film about parental separation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Great Bear Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Captivating, moving tale with scares; best for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Mia and the White Lion Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Save-the-lions tale shows beauty, beastliness of humanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Boyz n the Hood Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Powerful, old-school look at life surrounded by violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Opal Dream Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Unusual Australian drama has a few moments of violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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A Price Above Rubies Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Intense drama about Orthodox Jews has mature themes, sex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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