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Motown Magic TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Thoughtful musical series emphasizes self-confidence.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Pete the Cat: A Very Groovy Christmas TV Poster Image
age 4+
Heartwarming holiday story emphasizes gifts of the heart.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2018)
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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents: A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo Book Poster Image
age 4+
Cute story of two boy bunnies who get married.
By Jill Twiss
(2018)
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All I Want for Christmas Is You Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Merry, mischievous holiday tale is fun for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, milder 12th tale plumbs travel fears on Xmas holiday.
By Jeff Kinney
(2017)
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Descendants 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Exceptional sequel promotes communication, female roles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Beauty and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fantastic but scarier remake of the "tale as old as time."
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Beat Bugs TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Beatles songs + engaging stories = fun family entertainment.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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Backstage TV Poster Image
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age 8+
So-so Fame-esque kids' show raises relevant issues.
Network: Disney Channel
(2016)
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Teen Beach 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Dynamic musical numbers, girl power sell super sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Tomodachi Life Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Quirky sim engages kids in a virtual doll soap opera.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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One Direction: This Is Us Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Like 1D, concert docu is clean cut, with tiny bit of edge.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Pokémon X/Pokémon Y Game Poster Image
age 8+
Gameplay and characters kids love with some new twists.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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Teen Beach Movie Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Heavily marketed musical is wholesome fun for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Tinker Bell and the Secret of the Wings Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Centers on sisterhood and family, with a wee bit of peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Big Time Movie Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Boy band tips hat to Beatles in fun, family-friendly film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Kermit and friends deliver a cheery holiday tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Hannah Montana: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Hannah's music and Miley's romance are sure to wow tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Like steamed veggies: Good for you, but bland.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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The Aristocats Movie Poster Image
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age 4+
Jazz and hijinks make this Disney cat tale meow.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1970)
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