Movie Reviews

Casper Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Haunted house tale not as mild as the cartoons.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
R.L. Stine's Mostly Ghostly Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Mild tween Halloween tale could use more thrills.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
Delgo Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Shoddily animated adventure is too violent for young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
16 Wishes Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Teen's errant birthday dreams hold good messages for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
Little Monsters Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Beetlejuice wannabe with potty talk, a bit of heart.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
Hansel and Gretel Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Scary witch may be too intense for very young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
The Polar Bear King Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Norwegian fairy tale is confusing, long, and a bit scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1994)
Pokemon: Zoroark - Master of Illusions Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Better but more violent than the usual Pokemon entry.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Belle's musical holiday tale is unexpectedly dark and scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
Bratz: Desert Jewelz Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Less fashion/boy-obsessed than others, but still not great.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Pinocchio (2002) Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Live-action dubbed puppet story is creepy and lacks humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
Brave Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Mother-daughter princess tale has some very scary scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Tristan & Isolde Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Busy plot and swordplay upstage the chaste romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
After the Wizard Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Sweet but muddled postscript to Oz has mild suspense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
A Troll in Central Park Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Worthy messages, but snarling, scary dogs in animated film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
Bratz: Kidz Sleepover Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Bratz doll version of a scarefest; little kids, beware!
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
Bratz: Fashion Pixiez Movie Poster Image
age 8+
A creepy, mean-spirited, stereotypical, confusing movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
Tales of the Night Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Six stunningly animated fairy tales with a few mild scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Spirited Away Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 9+
Magnificent movie with scary creatures and a strong heroine.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
The Boxtrolls Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 9+
Imaginative adventure has lots of peril, nasty villain.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)

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