Movie Reviews

Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) Movie Poster Image
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Old-fashioned upbeat family comedy with sad ending.
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(Release Year: 1950)
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Parental Guidance Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Predictable family comedy isn't deserving of its stars.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Just for Kicks Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Poorly made sexist sports movie has lots of name calling.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Pets Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Home Alone knockoff has heavy slapstick violence.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Sweet book-based comedy has great family messages.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Red Army Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Fascinating documentary about legendary Soviet hockey team.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Rocky Mountain Express Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautiful visuals, rewarding tale of transcontinental train.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Farthest: Voyager in Space Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Fascinating docu on the history and discoveries of Voyager.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Where the Red Fern Grows (2003) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Book-based drama is emotionally intense, with mild scares.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Thrill Ride Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
So-so treasure quest has some mild cursing, potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Christmas in Wonderland Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Christmas mayhem at the mall has stereotypes, rude language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Saving Atlantis Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Earnest docu about corals hopes research will find answers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Timetrip: The Curse of the Viking Witch (Vølvens forbandelse) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Historical time-hopping adventure has a lot of violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Horrible Histories: The Movie - Rotten Romans Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Historical adventure has facts, jokes, slapstick violence.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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I Am David Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Beautiful, gentle adaptation of classic novel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed treasure hunt sequel has peril, violence.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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Newsies Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Kids go on strike in gritty, historical musical.
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(Release Year: 1992)
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In the Shadow of the Moon Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Lofty recap of the Apollo moon program.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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The Winslow Boy Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Dialogue-heavy period drama too slow for most tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Mandie and the Secret Tunnel Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Intriguing 1899 family mystery marred by stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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