Movie Reviews

A.X.L. Movie Poster Image
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Pro-STEM twist in often violent sci-fi boy-and-"dog" tale.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2018)
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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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Kubo and the Two Strings Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautiful epic about storytelling hero can be dark, scary.
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 Jungle Book (2016) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Fangs and fur fly in visually dazzling but intense update.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet Movie Poster Image
age 9+
World-renowned animators interpret classic Lebanese poetry.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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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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Heaven Is for Real Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Extremely earnest drama explores issues of family and faith.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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From up on Poppy Hill Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Inspiring, romantic coming-of-age tale about '60s teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Here Comes the Boom Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Teacher turns MMA fighter in tween-friendly comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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A Cat in Paris Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Animated thriller's action makes it best for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Three Stooges Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Stooge tribute amuses despite violence, some iffy stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Adventures of Tintin Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Whirlwind animated adventure is a visual treat for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Movie Poster Image
age 9+
More of Greg's humorous antics; fun for series fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Secret of Kells Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Magical animated adventure is intense but beautiful.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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The Karate Kid (2010) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Remake has new stars, new country, but same winning spirit.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Adorable comedy about middle-school anxieties...and farts.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Another Cinderella Story Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Selena Gomez brings fresh pop fun to an old tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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August Rush Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Pleasant, emotional, fable-like family drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Bridge to Terabithia Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautiful lesson in friendship for young and old.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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