Movie Reviews

Hero Quest Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Boy's animated odyssey has lots of action, suspense, scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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)
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)
The Little Ghost Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
No scares, mild peril in subtitled animated film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Monster High: Frights, Camera, Action! Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Monster adventure is overly concerned with teen crushes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
The Boy Who Cried Werewolf Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Cute family flick isn't too hair-raising for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Monster High: 13 Wishes Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Monster dolls teach lessons but dress provocatively.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
A Monster in Paris Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
French monster movie encourages looking past the surface.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Scooby-Doo! Music of the Vampire Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Vampire mystery/musical is funny but has iffy themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
La Leyenda de la Llorona Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Highly original kids' ghost story with scares and subtitles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fun live-action flick is too scary, mature for young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
R.L. Stine's Mostly Ghostly Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Mild tween Halloween tale could use more thrills.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
The Spiderwick Chronicles Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Book-based family fantasy is magical fun but also scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
R.L. Stine's Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Tween-friendly, ad-happy Halloween fright fest.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
Bratz: Kidz Sleepover Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Bratz doll version of a scarefest; little kids, beware!
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
Little Monsters Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Beetlejuice wannabe with potty talk, a bit of heart.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
Casper Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Haunted house tale not as mild as the cartoons.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action- and creature-packed Potter sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
A Troll in Central Park Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Worthy messages, but snarling, scary dogs in animated film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
The Little Vampire Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Dark movie may frighten some kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)

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