Movie Reviews

The Little Mermaid (2018) Movie Poster Image
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Watered-down retelling has poor acting, production values.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Sheep & Wolves Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Occasionally amusing animal adventure has mixed messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Jane Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Engaging Goodall docu has a little violence, language.
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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Air Bound Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Animated mouse adventure with emotional intensity, peril.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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The Eagle Huntress Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Inspiring documentary about barrier-breaking teen girl.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Adventures of Panda Warrior Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action-packed cartoon with animal heroes in frequent danger.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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American Girl: Lea to the Rescue Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action-packed jungle mystery has suspense, peril.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Zootopia Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Charming buddy-animal story promotes tolerance, teamwork.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Hero Quest Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Boy's animated odyssey has lots of action, suspense, scares.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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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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Leafie: A Hen into the Wild Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Heartfelt, intense adoption story has some scary scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Amazon Jack Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Pro-animal-rights film a bit harsh, perilous for young kids.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Against the Wild Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Unexciting adventure film about lost kids has mild peril.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Noah's Ark Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Animated tale has lots of cartoonish violence, crass humor.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Howl's Moving Castle Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Charming Miyazaki fairy tale with surreal villains.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Magic Journey to Africa Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Vivid, dreamlike Africa adventure is offbeat but inspired.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Primates of the Seven Seas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Offbeat primate adventure big on lasers, guns, explosions.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Tales of the Night Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Six stunningly animated fairy tales with a few mild scares.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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The Whale Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Touching nature docu gets too emotional for littlest kids.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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