Movie Reviews

Jungle Cruise Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Ride-based adventure is fun, if predictable; peril, scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Funny, poignant, thrilling MCU adventure; action violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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Nightbooks Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Book-based fantasy-horror tale has lots of scares, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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Turner & Hooch TV Poster Image
age 11+
Uneven cop-and-dog buddy series has frequent gun violence.
Network: Disney+
(2021)
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In the Heights Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Joyous, touching musical has some innuendo, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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Loki TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Charming romp through time has lots of action violence.
Network: Disney+
(2021)
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Finding 'Ohana Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun Hawaii adventure celebrates culture; peril, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fantasy violence, brave teens in book-based monster tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Hamilton Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Filmed Broadway smash has mature content, positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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A Whisker Away Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Lovely coming-of-age anime explores identity, first crushes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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PK XD - Explore the Universe App Poster Image
age 9+
Kid-safe virtual world with in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2020)
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The Call of the Wild Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Thrilling, sometimes intense adventure teaches resilience.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Home Before Dark TV Poster Image
age 11+
Kid lead is fabulous in intense mystery for tweens and up.
Network: Apple TV+
(2020)
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Star Wars: Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Action-packed end of iconic series falls short of greatness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Unlisted TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Australian tween sci-fi mystery is a delight, some peril.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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The Farewell Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Awkwafina shines in excellent dramedy about family, culture.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Raising Dion TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Supervillain violence, bullying in excellent family drama.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Spider-Man: Far from Home Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fun, fast-paced sequel has some dark, dizzying violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Guts Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Funny, sensitive account of dealing with bathroom anxiety.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2019)
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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance TV Poster Image
age 11+
Prequel saga is tense, violent, and a visual masterpiece.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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