Movie Reviews

Miles Ahead Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Cheadle shines in dark, labor-of-love biopic of Miles Davis.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
I Saw the Light Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Strong acting, great music in mature but predictable biopic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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)
Nina Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Sometimes-edgy biopic of iconic musician doesn't dig deep.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
 
Sing Street Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Brilliant (if edgy) musical drama celebrates creativity.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Jem and the Holograms Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Strong messages can't save otherwise so-so adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Love & Mercy Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Beach Boy biopic is outstanding but has lots of drug use.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Bessie Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Gritty biopic has sex, violence, drinking, great music.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Life Inside Out Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Heartfelt look at mother-son bonding through love of music.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Song One Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Angsty musical romance has great songs, uneven plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Bland biopic with a few mature references.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Low Down Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Bleak portrait of a brilliant but drug-addled jazz pianist.
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)
The Song Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Predictable, faith-centric film about marital fidelity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Rudderless Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Touching drama about father remembering lost son with music.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Jimi: All Is By My Side Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Unique biopic focuses on one year of guitarist's wild life.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
The Identical Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Musical melodrama lacks charisma but is fine for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Peter Pan Live! Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Some mildly scary stuff, confusion in OK stage show.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Jersey Boys Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Moving, teen-friendly musical has magic and great songs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Begin Again Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Music-heavy film explores reinvention and forgiveness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)

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