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Benji (2018) Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Updated dog tale has realistic peril and violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Man Who Invented Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Heartfelt take on idea for Charles Dickens holiday classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Paynes TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Mild spin-off sitcom has race-related humor, life lessons.
Network: OWN
(2018)
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Party of Five TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Soapy but heartfelt classic series has teen angst, some sex.
Network: Hulu, Netflix
(1994)
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All Saints Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Faith-based drama has pro-refugee message.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Kedi Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Deep thoughts, fuzzy cats in heartwarming documentary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Your Name Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Stunning but mature animated body-swapping love story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Wonder Woman Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Engaging, entertaining, empowering superhero adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Beauty and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fantastic but scarier remake of the "tale as old as time."
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Gender Revolution Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Absorbing, empathetic documentary dives deep into gender.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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A Monster Calls Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Heartrending adaptation explores the enormity of grief.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Delightful but dark Potter prequel is more grown-up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Air Bound Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Animated mouse adventure with emotional intensity, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Loving Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Moving drama about interracial couple's historic fight.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Sully Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Great performances in tense, quietly powerful true story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Hillsong: Let Hope Rise Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Moving concert docu is ideal for Christian teens, families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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One Day at a Time TV Poster Image
age 12+
Worthy update of classic sitcom has heart.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Florence Foster Jenkins Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Charming period comedy may not sing to younger viewers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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An American Girl Story - Maryellen 1955: Extraordinary Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Semi-historical drama about a plucky girl is lots of fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Amazing internet documentary full of compassion, curiosity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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