Movie Reviews

The Fight Movie Poster Image
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Compelling documentary about the ACLU and its attorneys.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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I, Pastafari: A Flying Spaghetti Monster Story Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Irreverent docu challenges religion; violent news clips.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Runner Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Stirring, inspiring sports docu about overcoming adversity.
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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Jumanji: The Next Level Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Charming sequel offers generational humor but can get dark.
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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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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Maiden Movie Poster Image
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Poignant, thrilling tale of groundbreaking female sailors.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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All About the Washingtons TV Poster Image
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Rev Run returns with positive, if clichéd, sitcom.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Star-studded reboot is charming; some iffy stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Girl Starter TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Empowering start-up reality fun for future entrepreneurs.
Network: Discovery Family Channel, TLC
(2017)
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Baseball and the Ballerina Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sweet, slow-moving father-daughter tale has mild swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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She Said TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Comedians discuss women's issues in a frank (and funny) way.
Network: Smart Girls
(2015)
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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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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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Jiro Dreams of Sushi Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Subtitled docu about sushi chef inspires and enlightens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Family Ties TV Poster Image
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Classic 1980s sitcom's messages still ring true today.
Network: Syndicated, Discovery Family Channel
(1982)
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The Facts of Life TV Poster Image
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Wholesome '80s coming-of-age sitcom tackles serious issues.
Network: NBC
(1979)
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MacGyver TV Poster Image
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age 11+
80s action hero relies on smarts, not violence.
Network: Syndicated, TV Land
(1985)
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The Karate Kid Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
'80s classic is still fun for families with older tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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