Movie Reviews

csm_movie
age 8+
 
Witty, winsome fairy tale for the whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(2001)
age 6+
 
Imaginative fantasy pits science against magic.
On DVD/Streaming
(1996)
age 8+
 
Action- and creature-packed Potter sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(2003)
age 7+
 
First Potter movie is a magical ride but also intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(2002)
age 10+
 
Fantastic, but kids are older, themes are darker.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
age 12+
 
Spectacularly epic, poignant end to a magical series.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
csm_movie
age 17+
 
Inventive, prophetic black comedy; lots of violence, mayhem.
On DVD/Streaming
(1998)
age 12+
 
Outstanding, but much violence and scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
age 12+
 
Outstanding adventure, but very violent battle scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(2003)
age 12+
 
Fabulous, but also violent and scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(2002)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Epic, compelling, and violent anime.
On DVD/Streaming
(2000)
age 8+
 
Boy bibliophile becomes part of fantasy tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Delightful, sad father-son story for teens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
age 12+
 
Riveting fifth movie finds Harry angry, brooding.
On DVD/Streaming
(2007)
age 12+
 
Excellent, but magical adventures getting edgier, darker.
On DVD/Streaming
(2006)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
A good movie based on H.G. Wells' classic novel.
On DVD/Streaming
(2002)
age 8+
 
A charming fantasy with a lot of heart.
On DVD/Streaming
(2003)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Vintage fantasy epic is great, despite a too-graphic death.
On DVD/Streaming
(2003)
csm_movie
age 15+
 
Brilliant, poignant fairy tale isn't for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2007)
age 9+
 
A fanciful sci-fi tale for the whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(2003)

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