Movie Reviews

Bayala: A Magical Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Elves overcome prejudice to work together in animated tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Days of the Bagnold Summer Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Tender British comedy about a mismatched mother and son.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Top Elf TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Lots of holiday spirit in fun building competition.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2019)
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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Disney's take on Christmas classic is colorful but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Angela's Christmas Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Enchanting, affecting holiday tale has mild suspense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Creative Galaxy: Arty's Holiday Masterpiece TV Poster Image
age 4+
Tale celebrates holiday diversity, creative problem-solving.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2018)
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Pinocchio (2018) Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Reimagining of classic tale has lots of peril, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Albert Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Spunky tree's adventures are filled with festive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Puss in Book: Trapped in an Epic Tale TV Poster Image
age 7+
Puss explores fairy tales in fun, interactive special.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Lots of plot packed into tale of faith and holiday miracles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Terrific, heartwarming shorts have something for everyone.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Song of the Sea Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Beautiful Irish tale explores myths, sibling relationship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Sofia the First TV Poster Image
age 3+
Spunky, well-rounded princess celebrates individuality.
Network: Disney Channel, Disney Junior
(2012)
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Once Upon a Time TV Poster Image
age 12+
Fresh take on fairy tales is moody fun for families.
Network: ABC
(2011)
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Once Upon a Mattress Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Disney reboot has fun playing on fairy tale stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Home Alone Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Slapstick comedy is funny but full of iffy stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1990)
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The Secret of NIMH Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Fascinating, but very dark with some creepy imagery.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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