Movie Reviews

About a Teacher Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Awkward but earnest, moving drama has strong language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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I Believe I Can Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Poetic picture book encourages self-esteem and optimism.
By Grace Byers
(2020)
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Strike Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Stop-motion comedy is a gold mine of heart and hilarity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Sauce TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Street dance competition has great moves, swearing.
Network: Quibi
(2020)
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Memory Hole TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Retro pop culture-based clip show is nothing new.
Network: Quibi
(2020)
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Koongya Draw Party App Poster Image
age 13+
Drawing game is lifted high and dragged low by user content.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Spotify Kids App Poster Image
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age 4+
Solid music streaming for kids; some brands, iffy content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2020)
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Almost Love Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Charming (if familiar), mature NYC-set ensemble romcom.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Game Poster Image
age 7+
The island life is idyllic in this latest adventure sim.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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Sway: Magic Dance App Poster Image
age 13+
Fun motion filters transform kids into dance pros.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2020)
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The Kingdom of Back Book Poster Image
age 12+
Mozart's sister steps up in witty historical fantasy.
By Marie Lu
(2020)
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The Burnt Orange Heresy Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Pill-popping art drama explores truth; smoking, cursing.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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Beginners Welcome Book Poster Image
age 9+
Well-intentioned story of sixth-grader grieving dad's death.
By Cindy Baldwin
(2020)
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A Home for Goddesses and Dogs Book Poster Image
age 10+
Humor, inclusion, kindness in heart-filled tale of grief.
By Leslie Connor
(2020)
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Disney Fam Jam TV Poster Image
age 6+
Tepid dance competition series has positive messages.
Network: Disney Channel
(2020)
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All the World: Better Learning App Poster Image
age 4+
Limited collection of kid-friendly videos; in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Utopia Falls TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Dance meets sci-fi drama in unique dystopian teen series.
Network: Hulu
(2020)
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JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M.: The Concert Experience Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Wholesome, kid-friendly concert movie helps market brand.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Almost American Girl Book Poster Image
age 12+
Tender graphic memoir of Korean teen's immigrant experience.
By Robin Ha
(2020)
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Max & Maestro TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Charming series teaches music appreciation across genres.
Network: Kidstream
(2019)
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