Movie Reviews

The Huntsman: Winter's War Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Messy, violent Snow White sequel wastes its great actors.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Tale of Tales Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Sex, violence in fairy tale collection that's NOT for kids.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Into the Woods Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Sondheim's fairy tale musical is dark, complex, sublime.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Jack the Giant Slayer Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fantasy violence eased by humor in tween-friendly adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Snow White and the Huntsman Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Violent fairy tale isn't for kids but will attract teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Rags Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Sweet modern fairytale shows off singing talents of stars.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Let It Shine Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Rousing rap-style musical has family-friendly themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Too scary for younger fans of the popular books.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Terrific but intense mix of love, friendship, fear, sorrow.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
Zurdo Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Excellent Mexican fantasy with some disturbing violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Fantastic, but kids are older, themes are darker.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Outstanding, but much violence and scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Outstanding adventure, but very violent battle scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action- and creature-packed Potter sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Fabulous, but also violent and scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Disney remake with classic characters has stronger heroine.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Movie Poster Image
age 7+
First Potter movie is a magical ride but also intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)