Movie Reviews

age 9+
 
French comics-based adventure is engaging for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
age 9+
 
Sequels offer more peril and scares than original.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
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age 9+
 
Low-budget monster movie is pretty much unwatchable.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
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age 9+
 
Fantasy-action flick is best for video game-savvy tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
age 9+
 
Kid-friendly thriller is fun, if lacking in real magic.
On DVD/Streaming
(2010)
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age 9+
 
Boring -- but age-appropriate for young fans of the TV show.
On DVD/Streaming
(2010)
age 9+
 
Animated adventure too dated and dark for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2010)
age 9+
 
Sometimes-dark adaptation focuses on friendship, loneliness.
On DVD/Streaming
(2010)
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age 9+
 
Cool but creepy animated fantasy too scary for young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
age 9+
 
Second-rate fairy-tale romance has scary moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
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age 9+
 
Dragon fantasy falls flat, but kids won't care.
On DVD/Streaming
(2007)
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age 9+
 
Dense, dreamlike fantasy isn't for every kid.
On DVD/Streaming
(2007)
age 9+
 
Timeless classic faithfully rendered.
On DVD/Streaming
(2006)
age 9+
 
Third in Lego-based series is overly complicated.
On DVD/Streaming
(2005)
age 9+
 
Confusing and complex story line; for Bionicle fans only.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
age 9+
 
Battles, nightmarish imagery in toy-inspired fantasy.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
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age 9+
 
Fun fantasy has a bit of bite.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
age 9+
 
Lego product tie-in is difficult to follow.
On DVD/Streaming
(2003)
age 9+
 
Bland '90s Power Rangers film has lots of violence, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(2003)
age 9+
 
Occasionally violent sequel emphasizes love over status.
On DVD/Streaming
(2003)

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