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Julie and the Phantoms TV Poster Image
age 8+
Heartwarming series wins with music, emotional honesty.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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The One and Only Ivan Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Big-hearted adaptation should please fans of the book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout Game Poster Image
age 8+
Battle royale gets party game treatment for all-ages fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2020)
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We Bare Bears: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Some slapstick violence, peril in cute animated adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Zombies 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet sequel promotes inclusion, challenges stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Carrey lights up video game movie; peril, some drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Spies in Disguise Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Odd-couple spy/buddy comedy is wacky fun; lots of action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Playing with Fire Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Cena charms, but slapstick-heavy comedy doesn't fully spark.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Owl House TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Engaging, quirky fantasy series has broad viewing appeal.
Network: Disney Channel
(2020)
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Abominable Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny, heartwarming adventure has some peril, scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Dora and the Lost City of Gold Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Quirky, aged-up adventure has positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum TV Poster Image
age 8+
Engaging adventures through history could be more factual.
Network: PBS Kids
(2019)
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Disney+ App Poster Image
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age 8+
Unmatched media collection; falls short on parent controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Pokémon Sword/Shield Game Poster Image
age 8+
Easily accessible adventure for series newcomers and vets.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball Book Poster Image
age 8+
Home improvement mishaps abound in funny 14th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2019)
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Luigi's Mansion 3 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Cartoonish haunted house game has a smart, brave hero.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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The Lion King Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Visually stunning remake is darker, more violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Aladdin Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Live-action remake has charming stars, intense moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Twelve Forever TV Poster Image
age 8+
Wonderfully weird show has heart; expect weapons, fighting.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Pokémon Detective Pikachu Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Family-friendly mystery will be most fun for Pokémon fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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