TV Reviews

A Tale Dark & Grimm TV Poster Image
age 11+
Fairy tale retelling with humor, violence, and scariness.
Network: Netflix
(2021)
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The Mysterious Benedict Society TV Poster Image
age 8+
Suspense and adventure in whimsical book-based fantasy.
Network: Disney+
(2021)
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Emma (2009) TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Lively Austen adaptation is full of charm and humor.
Network: HBO Max
(2010)
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Jane Eyre TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Brontë adaptation has some scary scenes, suicide reference.
Network: HBO Max
(2007)
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Ghostwriter: Beyond the Page TV Poster Image
age 8+
Kids learn storytelling with fun write-along web series.
Network: YouTube, Apple TV+
(2021)
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Captain Underpants: Mega Blissmas TV Poster Image
age 8+
Fun holiday special does have potty humor, silly violence.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Home Movie: The Princess Bride TV Poster Image
age 8+
Star-studded remake is most fun for original film's fans.
Network: Quibi
(2020)
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Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2 TV Poster Image
age 8+
Heartfelt behind-the-scene doc shows Frozen 2 in the making.
Network: Disney+
(2020)
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The Letter for the King TV Poster Image
age 11+
Underdog hero stands out in book-based fantasy series.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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One Day at Disney TV Poster Image
age 8+
Docuseries celebrates Disney's talented employees.
Network: Disney+
(2019)
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Ghostwriter TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Charming reboot brings book characters into kids' lives.
Network: Apple TV+
(2019)
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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance TV Poster Image
age 11+
Prequel saga is tense, violent, and a visual masterpiece.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Watership Down TV Poster Image
age 11+
Compelling, dramatic, dark miniseries is very violent.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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The Great American Read TV Poster Image
age 11+
Series spotlights best books, celebrates joys of reading.
Network: PBS
(2018)
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Kid Stew TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Unique sketch comedy series has roots in books, reading.
Network: PBS
(2018)
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An American Girl Story -- Ivy & Julie 1976: A Happy Balance TV Poster Image
age 8+
Chinese-American tween embraces heritage in sweet story.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2017)
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Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan and Jane TV Poster Image
age 8+
Modern take on classic story entertains with dynamic duo.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Dragons: Race to the Edge TV Poster Image
age 8+
Superb, slightly darker addition to series still great fun.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
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The Day My Butt Went Psycho TV Poster Image
age 8+
Bizarre tales of boy and his bottom have meager messages.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
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Christmas with Tucker TV Poster Image
age 8+
Sugary holiday tale steeped in family-friendly messages.
Network: Hallmark Channel
(2013)
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