Movie Reviews

The Day the Earth Stood Still Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Sci-fi, pro-peace classic with some threats and violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1951)
Time Bandits Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun fantasy has a bit of bite.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1981)
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)
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
A fanciful sci-fi tale for the whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1959)
Back to the Future Part III Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Wild West-themed final installment is fine for older tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1990)
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Timeless classic faithfully rendered.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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)
Castle in the Sky Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Exciting, all-ages anime airborne fantasy epic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
Where the Wild Things Are Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Sometimes-dark adaptation focuses on friendship, loneliness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
The Last Starfighter Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Lighthearted space adventure has a fun '80s feel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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)
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)
Alice Through the Looking Glass Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Uneven, less-violent sequel has girl-empowerment theme.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Galgameth Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Some violence in dated '90s medieval adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
Dragons: Fire and Ice Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Battles, nightmarish imagery in toy-inspired fantasy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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)
The Return of the King (1980) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Cartoon tale is darker, more complex than others in series.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1980)
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)
The Excalibur Kid Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun fantasy-adventure introduces Arthurian legend.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Great action, intense mood, but romance may bore kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)

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