Movie Reviews

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.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Amazing Grace Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Aretha documentary has soaring music but no narration.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Descendants 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Satisfying end to trilogy has positive themes for kids.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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DJ Cinderella Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Spin on classic fairy tale is energetic but predictable.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Lu Over the Wall Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Imaginative animated mermaid adventure has a few scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Little Mermaid (2018) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Watered-down retelling has poor acting, production values.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Teen Titans Go! To the Movies Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Irreverent, immature comedy cleverly mocks superhero genre.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Dance! Movie Poster Image
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age 2+
Dull, repetitive animated songs for preschoolers.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Pretty Outrageous Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Teen girls form a band in tame family comedy.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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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."
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Hillsong: Let Hope Rise Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Moving concert docu is ideal for Christian teens, families.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Christmas All Over Again Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Predictable stuck-in-time holiday tale.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Descendants Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Energetic Disney movie's villains make likable role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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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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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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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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Teen Beach Movie Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Heavily marketed musical is wholesome fun for tweens.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Howl's Moving Castle Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Charming Miyazaki fairy tale with surreal villains.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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