Movie Reviews

Pinocchio (2018) Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Reimagining of classic tale has lots of peril, some scares.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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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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Beauty and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Disney fave has great music, strong messages, some scares.
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(Release Year: 1991)
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Cinderella (2015) Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Gorgeous, but it's the same old fairy tale.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Terrific, heartwarming shorts have something for everyone.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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The Seventh Dwarf Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Musical fairy tale has familiar story but is fine for kids.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Descendants Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Energetic Disney movie's villains make likable role models.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Song of the Sea Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Beautiful Irish tale explores myths, sibling relationship.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Exciting fairy adventure has loss, some scariness.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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The Book of Life Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Beautifully animated film has some scary imagery.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Knight Rusty Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
German animated knight quest is fun for kids of all ages.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Frozen Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Wintry Disney musical is fabulous celebration of sisterhood.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Barbie the Pearl Princess Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Rapunzel-like Barbie tale stresses fashion and appearance.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Swan Princess V: A Royal Family Tale Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Sustained peril gives fairy tale sequel a creepy edge.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Snow Queen Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
CGI fairy-tale remake features the occasional fright.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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The Swan Princess Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Animated sequel lacks magic; some mild violence.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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The Princess Twins of Legendale Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Princess tale has some peril but ultimately uplifts.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Tom and Jerry's Giant Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Less slapstick than usual in solid fairy tale crossover.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Howl's Moving Castle Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Charming Miyazaki fairy tale with surreal villains.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Darling royal tot is steeped in princess stereotypes.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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