Movie Reviews

The 9th Life of Louis Drax Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Strange, unsettling fantasy has dark tone, some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Creepy but exciting Burton fantasy based on best-seller.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Delightful but dark Potter prequel is more grown-up.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Alice Through the Looking Glass Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Uneven, less-violent sequel has girl-empowerment theme.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Love & Friendship Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Wickedly funny adaptation based on Austen novella.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Choice Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Womanizer trades up for true love in Nicholas Sparks weepie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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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)
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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)
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The Longest Ride Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Formulaic but still romantic Sparks adaptation gets steamy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Seventh Son Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Weak YA adaptation is far more mature than the books.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Love, Rosie Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Predictable romance has teen sex, drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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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)
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The Best of Me Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Weepy Nicholas Sparks melodrama is cliché-ridden, violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Fault in Our Stars Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Heartbreaking love story is a must-see for fans of the book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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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)
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Austenland Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Frothy, teen-friendly romcom skims surface but is still fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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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)
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The Spectacular Now Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Poignant teen drama doesn't shy away from alcohol or sex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Teen-friendly fantasy romance doesn't live up to the book.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Jack the Giant Slayer Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fantasy violence eased by humor in tween-friendly adventure.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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