Movie Reviews

Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of the Curious Mouse Movie Poster Image
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Feel-good Christmas family movie deals with grief and aging.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Secret Garden (2020) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Adaptation has positive themes but falls short on magic.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Four Kids and It Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Magical family adventure has positive messages, mild peril.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Bambi Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Disney's original circle-of-life story.
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(Release Year: 1942)
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American Girl: Lea to the Rescue Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action-packed jungle mystery has suspense, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Sophie's Misfortunes (Les malheurs de Sophie) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
French period adaptation has violence against kids, grief.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Little Mermaid Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Superb, entertaining animated musical has some scary stuff.
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(Release Year: 1989)
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Hugo Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Spectacular book adaptation is great for tweens and up.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Young Abraham Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Religious tale has humor, positive messages, some peril.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Bright, spirited, and edgy version of Willy Wonka.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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The Secret Garden Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
'90s adaptation of classic book has some heavy themes.
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(Release Year: 1993)
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The Secret Garden (1987) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Friendship and teamwork shine in classic book adaptation.
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(Release Year: 1987)
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