Movie Reviews

The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 2+
Enthralling for preschoolers; much less so for anyone else.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Wiggles: Furry Tales Movie Poster Image
age 2+
Preschoolers, if not parents, will love the 21 animal songs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Barney: Celebrating Around the World Movie Poster Image
age 2+
Globetrotting dino treats tots to dynamite dances.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Barney: Jungle Friends Movie Poster Image
age 2+
Barney's jungle journey has an eco-message.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Dolphin Tale Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Heartwarming tale is sweet, inspiring for kids and tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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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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Otter 501 Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Informative otter docu best for older animal-loving kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Legend of Cougar Canyon Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Dated '70s documentary with some animal violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Gentle Giant Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Prequel to Gentle Ben series has some violence, drunkenness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1967)
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The Magic of the Golden Bear: Goldy III Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Run-of-the-mill kid-meets-wild-animal tale with a few guns.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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Vampire Dog Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Anti-bullying messages weighed down by predictable plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Good Witch's Charm Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Sweet TV movie sequel has cross-generational appeal.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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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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Return to Nim's Island Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Adventure sequel is well-rounded, family-friendly fare.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Chestnut: Hero of Central Park Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Implausible dog tale has sweet messages, some mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Elephant Tales Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Somewhat sad yet heartwarming film about orphaned animals.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Top Cat: The Movie Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Classic cartoon's update isn't funny; edgier than original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Monsterous Holiday Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Clever Halloween tale has fun with science, stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Jungle Book: The Movie (2010) Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Animated jungle tales have sustained peril but no bloodshed.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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