Movie Reviews

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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Pan Movie Poster Image
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Pan
age 9+
Uneven origin story is disappointing; expect some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Max Steel: Go, Turbo! Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Toy and TV show tie-in has more sci-fi violence than plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Little Witch Academia: The Enchanted Parade Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Formulaic anime fantasy has some scary moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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RoboRex Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Sci-fi family flick has some violence, tween taunting.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec Movie Poster Image
age 9+
French comics-based adventure is engaging for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Arthur and the Invisibles 2 & 3: The New Minimoy Adventures Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Sequels offer more peril and scares than original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Little Witch Academia Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Anime Hogwarts puts plucky magic students in peril.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Goobers! Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Low-budget monster movie is pretty much unwatchable.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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Level Up Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Fantasy-action flick is best for video game-savvy tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Yu-Gi-Oh! Bonds Beyond Time Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Essentially an hour-long commercial for the card game.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Sorcerer's Apprentice Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Kid-friendly thriller is fun, if lacking in real magic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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The Last Airbender Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Boring -- but age-appropriate for young fans of the TV show.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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The Lord of the Rings (1978) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Animated adventure too dated and dark for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1978)
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Where the Wild Things Are Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Sometimes-dark adaptation focuses on friendship, loneliness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Ben 10: Alien Swarm Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Teen hero takes on aliens in kid-friendly action flick.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Coraline Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Cool but creepy animated fantasy too scary for young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Princess: A Modern Fairy Tale Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Second-rate fairy-tale romance has scary moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Eragon Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Dragon fantasy falls flat, but kids won't care.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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MirrorMask Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Dense, dreamlike fantasy isn't for every kid.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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