Movie Reviews

 
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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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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Stray Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Street dog docu promotes empathy; some strong language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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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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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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The Falcon and the Winter Soldier TV Poster Image
age 11+
Fan-pleasing superhero series has violence, some language.
Network: Disney+
(2021)
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Liyana Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring, unique film tells two stories of perseverance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Mr. Holmes Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Smart, literate, low-key drama about memory and stories.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Boy and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Surprisingly touching coming-of-age adventure has heart.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Epic but violent adventure offers diversity, role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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My Life as a Zucchini Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Animated drama about orphan is touching, unforgettable.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Swim Team Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring documentary about young athletes with autism.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Breadwinner Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Powerful, intense animated tale of life under Taliban rule.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Maiden Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Poignant, thrilling tale of groundbreaking female sailors.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 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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The Kids Are Alright TV Poster Image
age 11+
Warm, funny sitcom looks at a big family in the 1970s.
Network: ABC
(2018)
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Project Runway: Junior TV Poster Image
age 11+
Seamless spinoff has less drama, more positive mentoring.
Network: Lifetime
(2015)
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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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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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Supergirl TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Strong female lead shoulders the weight of superhero series.
Network: CBS
(2015)
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