Movie Reviews

Jessica Darling's It List Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Uneven junior high coming-of-age tale has comic stereotypes.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Von Trapp Family: A Life of Music Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Classic tale from daughter's viewpoint; some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Walt Before Mickey Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Watered-down "young Disney" biopic is too bland to appeal.
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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Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Imaginative steampunk musical is too dark for little kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Coming Home for Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Sentimental holiday fare with strong messages about family.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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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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Cowgirls 'n Angels 2: Dakota's Summer Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Sweet coming-of-age movie will appeal to horse-loving tweens
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Gordon Family Tree Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Sweet, slow-paced family film about finding your path.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Mercy Rule Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Family-values snoozefest too long, dry for most kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Solid Victorian adventure is too dark for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Hunters Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Family adventure has positive messages but muddled story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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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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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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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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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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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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Drake & Josh Go Hollywood Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Stepsiblings' antics shun reality in mediocre comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Super Mario Bros. Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Dated, quirky adaptation of video game has some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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The Last Leprechaun Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Confusing fantasy has overacting, lame special effects.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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