Movie Reviews

Pippi Longstocking: Pippi in the South Seas Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Kitschy '70s Pippi is kid adventure-fantasy at its best.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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The Secret World of Arrietty Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Deeply felt anime about loneliness and friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Animated Adventures of Tom Sawyer Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Sanitized musical adaptation of the Mark Twain classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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Pippi Longstocking: Pippi Goes on Board Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Kitschy '70s Pippi adventures still fun, but no pirates.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1975)
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Rise of the Guardians Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Holiday icons defend childhood in gorgeous adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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DreamWorks Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Touching holiday follow-up will please original's fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Adventures of Brer Rabbit Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Some cartoonish violence in fun update of folk tales.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Swindle Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Nickelodeon alums team up in funny book-inspired heist film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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When Calls the Heart Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Book adaptation with feel-good, faith-based themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Black Beauty (1946) Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Adaptation focuses on young girl and romance, not the horse.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1946)
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The Boxcar Children Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Beautiful, moving cartoon tale based on classic book series.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The BFG Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Sweet Dahl book adaptation has big heart, big scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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When Calls the Heart: Heart of a Hero Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Historical drama has earnest stories, heartfelt values.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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When Calls the Heart: The Heart of Faith Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Christmas on the frontier; holiday messages, wholesome tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Heidi (2015) Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Enjoyable, beautiful, warmhearted remake of classic tale.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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The Little Vampire Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Animated book-based monster tale has potty humor, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Tall Tales from the Magical Garden of Antoon Krings Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Cute beehive-and-bug tale with lots of cartoon action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Sign of Zorro Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Fun, swashbuckling classic based on series; some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1960)
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The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants Hack-a-ween Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Silly holiday story sends positive message about kindness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Black Beauty (2015) Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Poor performances undermine positive themes; teen romance.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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