Movie Reviews

The Witches Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 9+
Campy but creepy Dahl adaptation has lots of spooky stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
Continue reading
Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous TV Poster Image
age 9+
Fun, diverse tween dino adventure has some scary moments.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
Continue reading
The Fight Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 11+
Compelling documentary about the ACLU and its attorneys.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
Continue reading
We Are the Radical Monarchs Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Docu about girls' social justice troop inspires all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
Continue reading
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)
Continue reading
Becoming Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 9+
Enlightening journey with Michelle Obama on her book tour.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
Continue reading
 
Home Before Dark TV Poster Image
age 11+
Kid lead is fabulous in intense mystery for tweens and up.
Network: Apple TV+
(2020)
Continue reading Watch review
Jumanji: The Next Level Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Charming sequel offers generational humor but can get dark.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
Continue reading Watch review
Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan TV Poster Image
age 9+
Fun series celebrates extended family; very mild sexy stuff.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2020)
Continue reading
 
Raising Dion TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 11+
Supervillain violence, bullying in excellent family drama.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
Continue reading
 
Maiden Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 11+
Poignant, thrilling tale of groundbreaking female sailors.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
Continue reading
All About the Washingtons TV Poster Image
age 11+
Rev Run returns with positive, if clichéd, sitcom.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
Continue reading
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Star-studded reboot is charming; some iffy stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
Continue reading Watch review
The Secret Life of Kids TV Poster Image
age 9+
Docu-style social experiment shows kids ... being kids.
Network: USA
(2018)
Continue reading
Red Dog: True Blue Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 9+
Coming-of-age tale has mild action and peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
Continue reading
 
Girl Starter TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 11+
Empowering start-up reality fun for future entrepreneurs.
Network: Discovery Family Channel, TLC
(2017)
Continue reading
 
The Great Gilly Hopkins Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Book-based drama has strong messages on family, friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Continue reading Watch review
Bringing Up Bates TV Poster Image
age 9+
The big Bates family returns in mild unscripted series.
Network: UPtv
(2015)
Continue reading
Baseball and the Ballerina Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sweet, slow-moving father-daughter tale has mild swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
Continue reading
She Said TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 11+
Comedians discuss women's issues in a frank (and funny) way.
Network: Smart Girls
(2015)
Continue reading

Pages