Movie Reviews

age 8+
Muppetry coaxes campy '90s hit out of its shell.
On DVD/Streaming
(1998)
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age 12+
Five-star movie could scare the pants off kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2000)
age 7+
First Potter movie is a magical ride but also intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(2002)
age 12+
Fabulous, but also violent and scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(2002)
age 9+
A fanciful sci-fi tale for the whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(2003)
age 8+
Action- and creature-packed Potter sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(2003)
age 12+
Outstanding adventure, but very violent battle scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(2003)
age 8+
Boy bibliophile becomes part of fantasy tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
age 12+
Outstanding, but much violence and scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
age 10+
Fantastic, but kids are older, themes are darker.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
age 6+
Curious but not scary, this Alice is close to the book.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
age 9+
Timeless classic faithfully rendered.
On DVD/Streaming
(2006)
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age 9+
Dragon fantasy falls flat, but kids won't care.
On DVD/Streaming
(2007)
age 8+
Tween-friendly, ad-happy Halloween fright fest.
On DVD/Streaming
(2007)
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age 8+
Disappointing adaptation of a great kids' book.
On DVD/Streaming
(2008)
age 8+
Book-based family fantasy is magical fun but also scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(2008)
age 10+
Tween-friendly adaptation is darker than the first.
On DVD/Streaming
(2008)
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age 8+
Fast-paced fantasy has lots of tense moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
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age 9+
Cool but creepy animated fantasy too scary for young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
age 12+
Terrific but intense mix of love, friendship, fear, sorrow.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)

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