Movie Reviews

Terra Willy Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Animated alien adventure has learning, empathy, teamwork.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Sofia Veldez and the Vanishing Vote: The Questioneers, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun civics lesson inspires kids to be involved and engaged.
By Andrea Beaty
(2020)
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Raven About Bunk'd TV Poster Image
age 6+
Funny crossover tale emphasizes best of two Disney series.
Network: Disney+
(2020)
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The Epic Tale of Captain Underpants in Space TV Poster Image
age 6+
Same potty humor, different setting in books-inspired show.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Iggy Peck and the Mysterious Mansion: The Questioneers, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Curious kids solve ghostly mystery in smart, funny tale.
By Andrea Beaty
(2020)
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The Wishmas Tree Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Animated eco-fable has sweet siblings, icky bits, scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Boy Book Poster Image
age 6+
Moving poems, dazzling art show the beauty of black boys.
By Tony Medina
(2020)
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Ella Bella Bingo Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Animated tale has engaging story and music, some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Toca Life Stories TV Poster Image
age 6+
Mellow slice-of-life shorts are fun but can feel like ads.
Network: YouTube
(2020)
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Stella Diaz Never Gives Up Book Poster Image
age 6+
Girl becomes activist, navigates friendships in fun story.
By Angela Dominguez
(2020)
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Captain Underpants Epic Choice-o-Rama TV Poster Image
age 6+
Interactive movie celebrates creativity; potty humor galore.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Arctic Dogs Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Strong voice cast can't save bland animated adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Spirit Riding Free Trick Challenge App Poster Image
age 6+
Horse-riding TV tie-in is a decent one-trick pony.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Mindy Kim Series Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Warm series about Korean American girl's life in new town.
By Lyla Lee
(2020)
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Toys & Pets Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Animated toy story has cartoon violence, positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Polly Pocket TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Toy-based show has smart girls, adventure.
Network: Universal Kids, Discovery Family Channel
(2018)
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Klaus Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Santa origin story is a sweet reminder of generosity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Lady and the Tramp (2019) Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Remake has humor and heart; some peril, emotional intensity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Rumple Buttercup: A Story of Bananas, Belonging, and Being Yourself Book Poster Image
age 6+
Endearing monster finds we're all a bit weird in sweet tale.
By Matthew Gray Gubler
(2019)
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BoxBoy! + BoxGirl! Game Poster Image
age 6+
Think outside the box with this charming, fun puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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