Movie Reviews

The Hate U Give Book Poster Image
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Powerful story of police shooting of unarmed Black teen.
By Angie Thomas
(2017)
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The Librarian of Auschwitz Book Poster Image
age 13+
Unforgettable story of a teen heroine of the Holocaust.
By Antonio Iturbe
(2017)
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Crazy Rich Asians Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Messages, role models stand out in culture-clash romcom.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Malcolm X Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Insightful and well-rounded portrait of Malcolm X.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1992)
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Oobi TV Poster Image
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age 2+
Bare-hand "puppets" will delight preschoolers.
Network: Nick Jr.
(2003)
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Forrest Gump Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Moving and wonderful, but parent preview a good idea.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1994)
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Jaws Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
'70s classic horror tale is still scary as ever.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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War Horse Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Spielberg's sweeping horse drama is beautiful but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Book Thief Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Emotional WWII drama explores loss, literacy, and love.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Melancholy, violent sequel sets stage for waging war.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 Movie Poster Image
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Finale is a faithful, fitting end to Girl on Fire's journey.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Lion Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Great performances in emotional, intense biographical drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Everything, Everything Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Endearing teen love story is sure to make book fans happy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Murder on the Orient Express Movie Poster Image
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Colorful, thoughtful, classical mystery has some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Love, Simon Movie Poster Image
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Affecting, lovable romcom about gay teen has a little edge.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Hate U Give Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful, thought-provoking drama about race, activism.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Dumplin' Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Funny, romantic, insightful teen tale has a little swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Fried Green Tomatoes Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Heartwarming '90s classic has some language, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Taylor Swift: Miss Americana Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Savvy docu with strong messages for girls; swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Poldark TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Complex, moral leading man sells British period drama.
Network: PBS
(2015)
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