Movie Reviews

Jack and the Beanstalk: After Ever After Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fun fairy tale "sequel" has intense villain and potty humor.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Snow Queen: Mirrorlands Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Magical adventure sequel has positive themes and mild peril.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Godmothered Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Contemporary twist on fairy tale has mild language.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Emily and the Magical Journey Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fantasy-adventure has scary moments, little magic.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Playing with Fire Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Cena charms, but slapstick-heavy comedy doesn't fully spark.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Buttons: A Christmas Tale Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Holiday-themed musical is both gloomy and heartwarming.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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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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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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Wheely Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
"Cars"-like thriller isn't particularly memorable.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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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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The Snow Queen: Fire and Ice Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Some weapons, peril in engaging fairy tale adventure.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Cars 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Some intense scenes in story of empowerment, mentorship.
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(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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Christmas All Over Again Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Predictable stuck-in-time holiday tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Beauty and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Disney fave has great music, strong messages, some scares.
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(Release Year: 1991)
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The Snow Queen: Magic of the Ice Mirror Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Sequel about hapless troll making amends has peril, scares.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Cinderella (2015) Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Easy-on-the-eyes fairy tale promotes kindness.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Hot Wheels: The Skills to Thrill Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Nothing more than a 45-minute Hot Wheels commercial.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Descendants Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Energetic Disney movie's villains make likable role models.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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