Movie Reviews

The Red Balloon Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Imaginative story told entirely through vivid visuals.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1957)
Lost Christmas Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Mystical, heartwarming holiday tale with mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
 
Paper Planes Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Thoughtful, inspired look at grief soars.
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)
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe Movie Poster Image
age 8+
A classic tale of good vs. evil.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
Heavenly Creatures Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Gruesome yet imaginative teen psychosexual drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1994)
Billy and Buddy Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Subtitled French dog tale has odd suggestiveness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Angel in the House Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Adoption drama has positive messages but intense scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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)
The Legend of Longwood Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Mythical horse adventure has some peril, spooky scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
The Devil's Advocate Movie Poster Image
age 18+
Violence, sex, profanity dominate graphic temptation tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
Jumanji Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Some thrills, but may be too much for little ones.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
The Velveteen Rabbit Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Family film lacks frills but has sweet message for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
Into the West Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Irish tearjerker with a hint of magic deals with loss.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
Call Me Claus Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Predictable, dated holiday film is refreshingly multiracial.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Superficial, unauthorized drama about writer's rise to fame.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
Practical Magic Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Quirky, uneven romcom with some witchy violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
The Lake House Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Corny romance will bore kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
Return to Oz Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
1985 follow-up to classic musical is tin-eared and creepy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
Cloud Atlas Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Enormous scale and spectacle, but weak characters, story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)