Movie Reviews

A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Kids will enjoy this playful, modern-day fairy tale musical.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Nocturna Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Unique animated adventure is emotionally intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
Mirror Mirror Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Visually appealing fairy tale lacks oomph but fine for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
A Golden Christmas 2: The Second Tail Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Uninspired romcom disguised as a movie about puppies.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Sweeping owl fantasy adventure is impressive but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
The Secret of Moonacre Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Enchanting fantasy turns teen into sweet, selfless princess.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
Billy Owens and the Secret of the Runes Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Poorly made Harry Potter wannabe is boring and awful.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
The Mystical Adventures of Billy Owens Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Confusing and dull Harry Potter wannabe, with bullying.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
City of Ember Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Fast-paced fantasy has lots of tense moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
The Lucky Dragon Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Awful voice acting makes this anime unwatchable.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
The Spiderwick Chronicles Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Book-based family fantasy is magical fun but also scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
The Seeker Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Disappointing adaptation of a great kids' book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
Return to Halloweentown Movie Poster Image
age 8+
A cauldron of witchy magic and malice for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
Supergirl Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Female superhero can't save this '80s clunker.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
Twitches Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Twin Sister Sisters' magic made for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
Labyrinth Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Surreal coming-of-age fantasy -- with Muppets.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
The NeverEnding Story Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Boy bibliophile becomes part of fantasy tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
The Boy Who Could Fly Movie Poster Image
age 8+
A charming fantasy with a lot of heart.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action- and creature-packed Potter sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
Ever After Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Charming take on Cinderella tale has strong heroine.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)

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