Movie Reviews

Boyhood Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Unique, affecting, mature drama about life and growing up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
My Life as a Dog Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Sensitive subtitled coming-of-age movie for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
Children of Heaven Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Excellent subtitled Iranian coming-of-age story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
The Outsiders Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Coppola's take on classic book has strong violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
The Do-Deca-Pentathlon Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Brothers reunite in warm indie dramedy; some language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
The Playroom Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Parents seek joy, ignore kids in difficult, powerful drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
August: Osage County Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Affecting but exhausting dysfunctional-family drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
I Wish Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Unique, leisurely subtitled film about parental separation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
The Good Lie Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Heartbreaking but hopeful drama about Sudanese Lost Boys.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
The Skeleton Twins Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Irreverent, mature, deeply affecting drama about siblings.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Girlfight Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Thought-provoking boxing drama has lots of profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
Refuge Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Complex film about family trauma has heavy themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Girlhood Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
French film offers bleak, affecting look at troubled teen.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
 
Testament of Youth Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Heartrending WWI drama has heavy content, strong heroine.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Wish You Well Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Well-shot, moving drama uplifting but has lots of tragedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Jim Henson's Turkey Hollow Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Family-friendly monster film has warm fuzzies, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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)
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)
Louder Than Bombs Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Intimate, mature drama deals with a family's grief.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
The Family Fang Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Compelling, mature dramedy about family dysfunction.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)

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