Movie Reviews

The Playroom Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Parents seek joy, ignore kids in difficult, powerful drama.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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August: Osage County Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Affecting but exhausting dysfunctional-family drama.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Jim Henson's Turkey Hollow Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Family-friendly monster film has warm fuzzies, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Snowtime! Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet tale about kids' snow battle has very sad moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Hell or High Water Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Excellent, relevant crime drama has language, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Eagle Huntress Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Inspiring documentary about barrier-breaking teen girl.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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An American Girl Story - Maryellen 1955: Extraordinary Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Semi-historical drama about a plucky girl is lots of fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Imperial Dreams Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Dark yet inspiring tale has cursing, violence, drugs.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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6 Balloons Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Raw look at heartbreaking effects of addiction; drug use.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Sisters Brothers Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Heavy violence, camaraderie in revisionist Western.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Light frights in funny, tween-friendly creepfest.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Ballet Shoes Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sisters learn value of love, work, and sacrifice.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Amores Perros Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Gripping but gory subtitled drama isn't for the squeamish.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Refuge Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Complex film about family trauma has heavy themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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You Wish! Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Familiar but well-told fantasy tale has positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Boyz n the Hood Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Powerful, old-school look at life surrounded by violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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The Willoughbys Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Irresistible kids banish dreadful parents in fanciful tale.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Yes Day Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Book-based family comedy mixes silly fun, positive messages.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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The Sleepover Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Family-friendly action tale has humor, mild violence.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Mitchells vs. the Machines Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action-packed family adventure tackles tech dependence.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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