Movie Reviews

Earwig and the Witch Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Book-based CGI fantasy has scares, lacks spark.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
Continue reading
Sherlock Holmes and the Great Escape Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Some violence, peril in animated mystery tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
Continue reading
 
Yes Day Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Book-based family comedy mixes silly fun, positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
Continue reading Watch review
 
Flora & Ulysses Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Quirky, book-based tale has action, dramatic moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
Continue reading Watch review
Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of the Curious Mouse Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Feel-good Christmas family movie deals with grief and aging.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
Continue reading
100% Wolf Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Animated adventure has bullying, scares, potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
Continue reading
The Secret Garden (2020) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Adaptation has positive themes but falls short on magic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
Continue reading
 
The One and Only Ivan Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Big-hearted adaptation should please fans of the book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
Continue reading
Four Kids and It Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Magical family adventure has positive messages, mild peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
Continue reading
Artemis Fowl Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Book-based fantasy has strong cast, peril, dense plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
Continue reading Watch review
Dolittle Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Not the king of the jungle, but still cute; some peril/guns.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
Continue reading Watch review
Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Flat animated tale has moments of peril, cartoon violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
Continue reading
Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Light frights in funny, tween-friendly creepfest.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
Continue reading Watch review
Christopher Robin Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Sweet but slow tale about the power of family, imagination.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
Continue reading Watch review
 
Anne of Green Gables: Fire & Dew Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Plucky heroine's tale concludes in family-friendly film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
Continue reading
 
Mary and the Witch's Flower Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Magical, intense adventure should delight tween Potter fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
Continue reading
 
The Man Who Invented Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Heartfelt take on idea for Charles Dickens holiday classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
Continue reading Watch review
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul Movie Poster Image
age 8+
New cast, but more of the same gross-out humor, hijinks.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
Continue reading Watch review
American Girl: Lea to the Rescue Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action-packed jungle mystery has suspense, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Continue reading
Zapped Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Boy stereotypes stand out in otherwise feel-good movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Continue reading

Pages