Movie Reviews

Sherlock Jr. Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Clever, fun-filled intro to silent movies (with subtitles).
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1924)
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Silkwood Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Disturbing tale of corporate greed, nuclear danger, courage.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
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Hugo Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Spectacular book adaptation is great for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Wallace & Gromit: World of Invention Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Nifty "how stuff works" show has some technical details.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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What's on Your Plate? Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Excellent docu teaches Fast Food Nation-like lessons.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Chasing Ice Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Beautiful, affecting documentary about glacier retreat.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Maidentrip Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Excellent docu about teen sailor; some brief profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Shaun the Sheep Movie Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Tons of barn-animal fun in sweet stop-motion adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Room Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Difficult-to-watch but beautifully performed survival tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Arrival Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Great, deeply thoughtful, compassionate sci-fi tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: Tiger Family Trip Movie Poster Image
age 3+
More kid-friendly entertainment from inquisitive tiger cub.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Magical Wand Chase: A Sesame Street Special Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Elmo, Abby and gang celebrate neighborhood diversity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Superb true tale of remarkable teen; some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Fantasia Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Breathtaking animation feat -- with some creepy visuals.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1940)
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Bambi Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Disney's original circle-of-life story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1942)
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The Adventures of Curious George and His Friends Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Classic childrens tales brought lovingly to life.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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October Sky Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring tale for older tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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My Life as a Dog Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Sensitive subtitled coming-of-age movie for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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Almost Famous Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Great, but lots of sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Anne of Green Gables Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Faithful, sensitive take on classic novel is great for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
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