Movie Reviews

Riverdance: The Animated Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Engaging Irish animation deals with grief; some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2022)
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Even in Dreams Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Wholesome but corny musical dramedy about grief.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2021)
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Arlo the Alligator Boy Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Sweet, goofy animated adventure has some peril, stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Christmas musical has imagination, positivity, diversity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Lion King Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Visually stunning remake is darker, more violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Amazing Grace Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Aretha documentary has soaring music but no narration.
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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Lu Over the Wall Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Imaginative animated mermaid adventure has a few scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Teen Titans Go! To the Movies Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Irreverent, immature comedy cleverly mocks superhero genre.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Pretty Outrageous Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Teen girls form a band in tame family comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Descendants 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Exceptional sequel promotes communication, female roles.
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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Hillsong: Let Hope Rise Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Moving concert docu is ideal for Christian teens, families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Live-action 1950s Disney adventure looks old; mild violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1952)
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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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One Direction: This Is Us Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Like 1D, concert docu is clean cut, with tiny bit of edge.
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.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Big Time Movie Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Boy band tips hat to Beatles in fun, family-friendly film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Lemonade Mouth Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Melodic Disney movie has great messages for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Chops Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Inspiring documentary about high school jazz musicians.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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