Movie Reviews

The Grapes of Wrath Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Classic John Steinbeck adaptation is still powerful.
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(Release Year: 1940)
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Freaky Friday Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Mother-daughter switch is fun comedic chaos.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Regarding Henry Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Slow, thoughtful '90s drama won't appeal to teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Little Women (1949) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Adaptation of Alcott's story livened by superstar cast.
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(Release Year: 1949)
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Clueless Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Charming take on Jane Austen's Emma has sex, drugs.
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(Release Year: 1995)
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Spirited Away Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Magnificent movie with scary creatures and a strong heroine.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Drumline Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Outstanding cast, great message, strong language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Kiki's Delivery Service Movie Poster Image
age 5+
A mystical, positive take on girl's coming of age.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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About a Boy Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Edgy, sweet book-based dramedy has profanity, mature themes.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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Amelie Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Thoughtful, charming for 16+.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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A Christmas Carol (1951) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
The classic book brought to life.
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(Release Year: 1951)
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The Sound of Music Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Outstanding family film features glorious music.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1965)
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Pollyanna Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Wonderful family film with excellent messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1960)
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Swiss Family Robinson Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Good intro to older movies for kids; watch for stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1960)
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Cast Away Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful, brutal, and mature drama is emotionally intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Forceful telling of Angelou's coming-of-age book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Citizen Kane Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Classic should be required for any movie lover.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1941)
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Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Inspiring docu retells kids' poignant escape from Nazis.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Gandhi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Brilliant biopic engages, educates, and inspires.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Magical, award-winning martial-arts fairy tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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