All Reviews

age 10+
 
Callie gets into science and scrapes in strong sequel.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2015)
age 10+
 
Mouse vs. cats, humans in heroic, gory rodent saga sequel.
By Lisa Fiedler
(2015)
age 10+
 
Beautiful film about WWII has intense themes, drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Tale of foster kid and dog marred by amateurish filmmaking.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 10+
 
Less quirky, darker, more absorbing mystery sequel.
By Rohan Gavin
(2015)
age 10+
 
Mediocre movie punctuated by recurring marketing tie-ins.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 10+
 
Harrowing but uplifting story of orphan saved by dogs.
By Bobbie Pyron
(2014)
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age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 10+
 
Veterinarian's work makes for decent family fare.
Network: CW
(2014)
age 10+
 
Moral dilemmas abound in thrilling, imaginative sequel.
By Lisa McMann
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Gripping, gory mouse adventure may be too dark for some.
By Lisa Fiedler
(2014)
age 10+
 
Alaska vet offers realistic view of treating sick animals.
Network: NatGeoWild
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Brave kids, animals team up in funny, scary, sweet sci-fi.
By Piers Torday
(2014)
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Pup
age 10+
 
Iffy humor, stereotypes abound in awful animated movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 10+
 
Boy and dog face danger, find friends in fast-paced tale.
By Rodman Philbrick
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Famed trainer helps dogs with serious (and scary) problems.
Network: NatGeoWild
(2014)
age 10+
 
Teens seek kidnapped classmates in exciting Virals tale.
By Kathy Reichs, Brendan Reichs
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Mild cartoon violence aplenty in TV tie-in game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 10+
 
Magical animal-afterlife adventures of a girl and her mouse.
By Tone Almhiell
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Magical "old school" adventure has heady puzzles and combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)

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