Movie Reviews

Scooby-Doo! Music of the Vampire Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Vampire mystery/musical is funny but has iffy themes.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Sweet tween film packs big meaning into cliched package.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Johnny English Reborn Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Slapstick-heavy spoof features dumbed-down humor for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Hugo Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Spectacular book adaptation is great for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Geek Charming Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet story models positive relationships among teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Bratz: Desert Jewelz Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Less fashion/boy-obsessed than others, but still not great.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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A Mile in His Shoes Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Inspirational baseball tale about an autistic pitcher.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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The Last Lions Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Visually stunning nature docu has some upsetting scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Game Time: Tackling the Past Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fantastic family film has positive messages for all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Jester Till Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Entertaining folk tale, with some cartoon violence.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Belle's musical holiday tale is unexpectedly dark and scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Cars 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Cars sequel revs up action and mixes in spy thrills.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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A Golden Christmas 2: The Second Tail Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Uninspired romcom disguised as a movie about puppies.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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La Leyenda de la Llorona Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Highly original kids' ghost story with scares and subtitles.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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LEGO Hero Factory: Savage Planet Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Animated LEGOs battle evil to save the planet and sell toys.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Pokemon: Zoroark - Master of Illusions Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Better but more violent than the usual Pokemon entry.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Lamp Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Faith-based twist on the genie-in-a-bottle story.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Mandie and the Forgotten Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Feisty heroine fights social injustice in slow-paced tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Perfect Game Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sentimental, inspiring tale about Little League underdogs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Bratz: BFF: Best Friends Forever Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Friendship message undermined by lots of makeup, flirting.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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