Movie Reviews

Beauty and the Beast: Belle's Magical World Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Collection of so-so enchanted tales is redeemed by Belle.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Updated fable features romance; a few positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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The Seventh Dwarf Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Musical fairy tale has familiar story but is fine for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Sleeping Beauty Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Disney classic is delightful but sometimes scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1959)
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The Return of Jafar Movie Poster Image
age 5+
A genie that should have stayed in the bottle.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1994)
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The Thief and the Cobbler Movie Poster Image
age 5+
A must for family viewing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea Movie Poster Image
age 5+
An uninspired rehash of the first movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Barbie in The 12 Dancing Princesses Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Barbie fan's dancing dream is sometimes too scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Before the prince, Ariel discovers music's magic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Barbie: A Christmas Carol Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Less authentic take; also less to scare younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Barbie in a Mermaid Tale Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Fun undersea adventure oddly paired with lots of shopping.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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The Swan Princess: Kingdom of Music Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Sweet fairy tale romance, positive messages, mild action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Knight Rusty Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
German animated knight quest is fun for kids of all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Barbie and the Secret Door Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Magical tale with an engaging story and positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Princess Twins of Legendale Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Princess tale has some peril but ultimately uplifts.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Swan Princess Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Animated sequel lacks magic; some mild violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Barbie: The Princess & the Popstar Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Trading places fantasy is fun (marketing) for little girls.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Barbie: A Perfect Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 5+
The Christmas spirit saves this Barbie-marketing musical.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Barbie in The Nutcracker Movie Poster Image
age 5+
A more passive-than-usual Barbie in lackluster holiday tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Barbie's fantasy journey has some dark elements.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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