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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Intense, over-full sequel has lots of wizarding violence.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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My Pet Dinosaur Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
A boy, an unusual pet, and an evil military that threatens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Wonderstruck Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Thoughtful, arty take on excellent Selznick novel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Little Women Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Strong female characters shine in classic book adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Girl Without Hands Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Hand-drawn Brothers Grimm retelling is dark, powerful.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Shack Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Sentimental faith-based adaptation explores grief, healing.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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A Monster Calls Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Heartrending adaptation explores the enormity of grief.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Delightful but dark Potter prequel is more grown-up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Book-based comedy has some rebellion, light romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Creepy but exciting Burton fantasy based on best-seller.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Great Gilly Hopkins Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Book-based drama has strong messages on family, friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Alice Through the Looking Glass Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Uneven, less-violent sequel has girl-empowerment theme.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Legend of Tarzan Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Tarzan returns to the jungle in violent action-adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Hunt for the Wilderpeople Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Quirky Kiwi dramedy promotes teamwork, friendship.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Love & Friendship Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Wickedly funny adaptation based on Austen novella.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Jungle Book (2016) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Fangs and fur fly in visually dazzling but intense update.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Man Who Knew Infinity Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Compelling story, but WWI-era math biopic needs more zest.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Joseph & Mary Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Clunky, poorly made Bible story is violent.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Goosebumps Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Action, monsters, humor in R.L. Stine adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Martian Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Excellent space thriller mixes peril, charm, real science.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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