Movie Reviews

The Divergent Series: Allegiant Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Mediocre third installment still violent; strays from book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Noble Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Inspirational true story features many mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Adira Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Earnest WWII tale of Jewish child separated from parents.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Inspiring, faith-filled tale has emotion, serious themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
The Letters Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Underwhelming biopic about the extraordinary Mother Teresa.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Finale is a faithful, fitting end to Girl on Fire's journey.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
 
Brooklyn Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Poignant immigration drama is romantic, thought-provoking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Difret Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Intense Ethiopian film makes case for girls'/women's rights.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Freeheld Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Compassionate drama about equality has intense themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Suffragette Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Eye-opening drama about equality raises big questions.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Only Yesterday Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Classic Studio Ghibli drama focuses on Japanese girlhood.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Marie's Story Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspirational subtitled film is emotionally intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
The Divergent Series: Insurgent Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Dystopian sequel ups romance factor; still very violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
 
The Book of Negroes Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Riveting slavery epic is artful, sobering, and inspiring.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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)
Drumline: A New Beat Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Sequel trumpets positive messages but shows weed, drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Musical Chairs Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Injured dancer learns new moves in inspiring, trite tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
From the Rough Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Solid sports tale has positive messages, feel-good themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
Belle Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Important, affecting, engrossing drama for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Divergent Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Strong female character leads in violent dystopia.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)

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