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Music Reviews

The Sound of Music Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Outstanding family film features glorious music.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1965)
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Anne Frank Remembered Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Powerful look at the Holocaust through teen eyes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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National Velvet Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Great family movie; even better for horse lovers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1944)
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October Sky Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring tale for older tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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1776 Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Engaging historical musical has some bawdy humor, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1972)
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Gandhi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Brilliant biopic engages, educates, and inspires.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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All the President's Men Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Superb Woodward and Bernstein Watergate story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1976)
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The Grapes of Wrath Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Classic John Steinbeck adaptation is still powerful.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1940)
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Forrest Gump Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Moving and wonderful, but parent preview a good idea.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1994)
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Hoosiers Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Stirring tale of heroic sportsmanship will inspire families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
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Rudy Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring sports film about a real-life underdog.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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The Pride of the Yankees Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Heartwarming baseball classic for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1942)
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Chariots of Fire Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Brilliant true story of 1924 Olympic footrace.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1981)
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The Bridge on the River Kwai Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Epic of WWII honor and sacrifice gone haywire.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1957)
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Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Indy's first adventure is a rip-roaring action masterpiece.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1981)
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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Thrilling third Indy actioner focuses on hunt for grail.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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Au Revoir Les Enfants Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Poignant subtitled WWII story about kids and loss.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. TV Poster Image
age 12+
Informative docu uncovers family history and ancestry.
Network: PBS
(2012)
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The Latino List: Vol. 2 TV Poster Image
age 14+
Second volume profiles more strong Latino mentors.
Network: HBO
(2012)
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Lincoln Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Outstanding drama about revered leader's political genius.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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