Movie Reviews

Pan Movie Poster Image
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Pan
age 9+
Uneven origin story is disappointing; expect some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Justice League: Gods and Monsters Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging noir tale is dark and violent; some cursing, nudity
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Marvel Super Heroes Adventures: Frost Fight! Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Holiday-themed adventure with silliness, cartoon violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Trilogy conclusion has thrilling, violent battle scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Campy sci-fi adventure offers silly B-movie fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
The Pirates Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Epic martial-arts tale is entertaining but violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Barefoot Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Romantic dramedy is touching but shallow; mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sequel bolstered by brave elves, scary dragon, big spiders.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Solid Victorian adventure is too dark for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Teen-friendly fantasy romance doesn't live up to the book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec Movie Poster Image
age 9+
French comics-based adventure is engaging for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Jack the Giant Slayer Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fantasy violence eased by humor in tween-friendly adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
The Dragon Pearl Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Family-friendly adventure full of magic and battles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Oz the Great and Powerful Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Colorful prequel is scarier, less magical than the original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
The Sorcerer and the White Snake Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Beautiful martial arts fantasy with scary imagery, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Tolkien tale isn't as great as LOTR, but better for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Little Matchmakers Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Kids set up divorced parents; depression is major theme.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Engaging third Narnia adventure is fun for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Suspenseful, creepy British film is nightmare fodder.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Sweeping owl fantasy adventure is impressive but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)

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