Movie Reviews

Scooby-Doo! The Sword and the Scoob Movie Poster Image
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Cartoon violence, monster imagery in tired Scooby mystery.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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Upside-Down Magic Movie Poster Image
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Confident female lead stands out in book series adaptation.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Strike Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Stop-motion comedy is a gold mine of heart and hilarity.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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UglyDolls Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Sweet visuals and songs are complicated by mixed messages.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Mild cartoon violence, positive message in Pokémon adventure
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Anne of Green Gables: The Good Stars Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Friendship, family, and role models in coming-of-age tale.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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A Witches' Ball Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Family-friendly tale of newly inducted witch is so-so.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The BFG Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Sweet Dahl book adaptation has big heart, big scares.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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An American Girl Story - Melody, 1963: Love Has to Win Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Indomitable girl speaks up for civil rights in sweet story.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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When Calls the Heart: Heart of a Hero Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Historical drama has earnest stories, heartfelt values.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Book of Life Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Beautifully animated film has some scary imagery.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Good Witch's Charm Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Sweet TV movie sequel has cross-generational appeal.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Cloud 9 Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Positive role models, engaging story mark Disney winner.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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When Calls the Heart Movie Poster Image
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Book adaptation with feel-good, faith-based themes.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Return to Nim's Island Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Adventure sequel is well-rounded, family-friendly fare.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Wallace & Gromit: World of Invention Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Nifty "how stuff works" show has some technical details.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Nim's Island Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Book-based tropical adventure is good family fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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He-Man and She-Ra: The Secret of the Sword Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Classic '80s duo teams up in battles, bravery, friendship.
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(Release Year: 2008)
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Chestnut: Hero of Central Park Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Implausible dog tale has sweet messages, some mature themes.
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(Release Year: 2006)
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Pippi Longstocking: Pippi in the South Seas Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Kitschy '70s Pippi is kid adventure-fantasy at its best.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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