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Movie Reviews

A Christmas Carol (1951) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
The classic book brought to life.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1951)
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Family Matters TV Poster Image
age 8+
Urkel and company still offer lots of family fun.
Network: Freeform, Nickelodeon, Syndicated
(1989)
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Oliver! Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Glorious musical based on Dickens' Oliver Twist.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1968)
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Freaky Friday Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Mother-daughter switch is fun comedic chaos.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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The Princess Diaries Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Sweet tale about growing up is terrific fun for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Swiss Family Robinson Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Good intro to older movies for kids; watch for stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1960)
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Imba Means Sing Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Vibrant, uplifting docu about African children's choir.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Man Who Invented Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Heartfelt take on idea for Charles Dickens holiday classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Christopher Robin Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet but slow tale about the power of family, imagination.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Inspirational docu has themes of perseverance, gratitude.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Amelie Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Thoughtful, charming, whimsical film has mature moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Master of None TV Poster Image
age 16+
Sweet romantic comedy with great cast, raunchy humor.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
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