Book Reviews

Four Kids and It Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Magical family adventure has positive messages, mild peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Dolittle Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Not the king of the jungle, but still cute; some peril/guns.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Emma. Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Delightful Austen adaptation has a couple of cheeky scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Moodys TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Holiday family comedy is warm and winning, but nothing new.
Network: Fox
(2019)
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Funan Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Wrenching anime depicts little-told war story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Away Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Gorgeous, tranquil film is both peaceful and perilous.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Dora and the Lost City of Gold Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Quirky, aged-up adventure has positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Lion King Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Visually stunning remake is darker, more violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Why We Hate TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Strong language, violent images in incisive docuseries.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2019)
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Heidi, Bienvenida a casa TV Poster Image
age 8+
Argentine adaptation of Heidi is musical fun for tweens.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Emergence TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Supernatural mystery has strong cast, lots of violence.
Network: ABC
(2019)
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Dumbo Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Visually impressive remake is sweet but sometimes dark.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Zoe Valentine TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Thoughtful drama explores serious themes with heart.
Network: YouTube, Brat
(2019)
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Butterfly TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful, complex, mature drama dives into gender identity.
Network: Hulu
(2019)
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A Christmas in Royal Fashion Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Festive romance isn't original but promotes kindness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Christopher Robin Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet but slow tale about the power of family, imagination.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Incredibles 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Terrific, action-packed superhero sequel was worth the wait.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Crikey! It's the Irwins TV Poster Image
age 8+
Croc hunter's legacy lives on in fun, cheerful family show.
Network: Animal Planet
(2018)
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CinemAbility:  The Art of Inclusion Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Earnest Hollywood docu argues for disability inclusion.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Dodo Heroes TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Touching, family-friendly animal rescues are fun to watch.
Network: Animal Planet
(2018)
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