Movie Reviews

age 14+
 
Devastatingly moving drama has harsh truths, whimsy, wisdom.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
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age 9+
 
Beautiful, nuanced tale of an independent Saudi girl.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 15+
 
Riveting slavery epic is artful, sobering, and inspiring.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 7+
 
Faithful, sensitive take on classic novel is great for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2001)
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age 14+
 
Intense adaptation is violent, thought-provoking for teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
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age 6+
 
Faithful, family-friendly adaptation of children's classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(2008)
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age 11+
 
Lovely Alcott adaptation tugs at the heartstrings.
On DVD/Streaming
(2000)
age 8+
 
Inspiring drama about a champion speller; OK for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(2006)
age 9+
 
Compelling adventure too violent for some kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2002)
age 8+
 
Lovely, kid-friendly sequel has more romance than the first.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
age 8+
 
Girl-and-her-horse story with some peril might inspire kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2006)
age 12+
 
Action-packed series reboot has lots to offer Spidey fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
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age 11+
 
Moving tribute to two civil rights widows' legacies.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
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age 14+
 
Pensive coming-of-age surfer tale has a few iffy scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
age 14+
 
Fans will approve of gripping, violent middle installment.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Subtitled coming-of-age drama explores girl friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
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age 14+
 
Charming, bantery thriller is made by and for die-hard fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 13+
 
Melancholy, violent sequel sets stage for waging war.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Touching and ultimately tragic tale of young Tejano star.
On DVD/Streaming
(2007)
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age 15+
 
Wrenching drama about child custody can spark discussion.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)

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