Movie Reviews

Max Winslow and the House of Secrets Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Engaging but imperfect mystery may feel too familiar.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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Zombies 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet sequel promotes inclusion, challenges stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Aladdin Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Live-action remake has charming stars, intense moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Descendants 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Satisfying end to trilogy has positive themes for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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DJ Cinderella Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Spin on classic fairy tale is energetic but predictable.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Science Fair Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Compelling, entertaining docu about teen science geniuses.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Little Mermaid (2018) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Watered-down retelling has poor acting, production values.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Daphne & Velma Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Live-action tale about high school besties has peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Zombies Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Teens challenge stereotypes in lively Disney musical.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Digimon Adventure tri: Confession Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fans of this anime series will enjoy; some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Monster Island Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Quirky adventure has lots of scares and cartoon violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Digimon Adventure tri: Determination Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fine for fans; new viewers may be confused. Some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Beauty and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fantastic but scarier remake of the "tale as old as time."
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Christmas All Over Again Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Predictable stuck-in-time holiday tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Monster High: Great Scarrier Reef Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Solid messages and mild scares are fun; more toys for sale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Zapped Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Boy stereotypes stand out in otherwise feel-good movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Descendants Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Energetic Disney movie's villains make likable role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Teen Beach 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Dynamic musical numbers, girl power sell super sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Monster High: 13 Wishes Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Monster dolls teach lessons but dress provocatively.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Teen Beach Movie Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Heavily marketed musical is wholesome fun for tweens.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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