Movie Reviews

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age 10+
 
Sondheim's fairy tale musical is dark, complex, sublime.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 10+
 
Bland animated adventure with bullying, demonic imagery.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 10+
 
Awful computer animation has iffy humor, scary monsters.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Family adventure has positive messages but muddled story.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 10+
 
Action-packed sequel still doesn't live up to book series.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
age 10+
 
Colorful prequel is scarier, less magical than the original.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
age 10+
 
Overly complicated Mexican anime has some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Cool-but-creepy monster flick is too scary for little kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
age 10+
 
Excellent anime based on video game characters, some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
age 10+
 
Big-screen remake of ballet is too dark for little kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Touching, beautiful drama about the magic of friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
age 10+
 
Engaging third Narnia adventure is fun for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
age 10+
 
Too scary for younger fans of the popular books.
On DVD/Streaming
(2010)
age 10+
 
All-new 3-D Alice story is trippy and intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(2010)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Bill Cosby ghost movie has some iffy humor, profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(2010)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Mild scares in confusing U.K. fantasy movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
age 10+
 
Tween-friendly adaptation is darker than the first.
On DVD/Streaming
(2008)
age 10+
 
Light tween adventure with some gross-out moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(2008)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Tween-friendly but mediocre mermaid tale sinks.
On DVD/Streaming
(2008)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Offbeat romantic comedy is sweet but lightweight.
On DVD/Streaming
(2008)

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