Movie Reviews

The Emperor's Newest Clothes Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Musical retelling has standout themes of honesty, humility.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Madagascar: A Little Wild TV Poster Image
age 5+
Lively, movie-inspired series has lots of positive messages.
Network: Hulu, Peacock
(2020)
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Cats & Dogs 3: Paws Unite Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Silly sequel has mild peril and potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Barbie Princess Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Royal musical has positive messages, mild peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Cosmic adventure offers more franchise fun for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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SamSam Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Sci-fi cartoon adventure has silly, child-hating villain.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Swan Princess: A Royal Wedding Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Chinese-inspired tale has positive messages, mild scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Latte and the Magic Waterstone Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Cute animated adventure has mild scares, positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Bayala: A Magical Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Elves overcome prejudice to work together in animated tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Truth and Tales - Kids Stories App Poster Image
age 5+
Folk tales look great, but interactive elements disappoint.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Dragons: Rescue Riders: Hunt for the Golden Dragon Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Adventure quest fun despite cartoon violence, stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Bobby & Bill TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Comic adaptation features fun, friendship, mischief.
Network: Kidstream
(2016)
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Martin Morning TV Poster Image
age 5+
Cute French series has positive lessons about acceptance.
Network: Kidstream
(2018)
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I Am Love Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Charming book in popular series has a big heart.
By Susan Verde
(2020)
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Tip the Mouse TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Lively little mouse learns life lessons in animated series.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Lassie (2014) TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Updated, wholesome series has some scary moments.
Network: CBS All Access
(2019)
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The little line App Poster Image
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age 5+
Sweet animated story of friendship uses kids' own drawings.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Jack Book Series Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Fun series, but few consequences for bunny's behavior.
By Mac Barnett
(2019)
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The Princess in Black and the Bathtime Battle Book Poster Image
age 5+
Princess-heroes team up to fight (and clean) stinky monster.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2019)
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Spirit Riding Free: Pony Tales TV Poster Image
age 5+
Frontier friends return in fun mini-episodes, music videos.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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