Movie Reviews

age 13+
 
Engaging noir tale is dark and violent; some cursing, nudity
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 12+
 
Trilogy conclusion has thrilling, violent battle scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 12+
 
Campy sci-fi adventure offers silly B-movie fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Epic martial-arts tale is entertaining but violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 11+
 
Sequel bolstered by brave elves, scary dragon, big spiders.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 10+
 
Solid Victorian adventure is too dark for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 13+
 
Teen-friendly fantasy romance doesn't live up to the book.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
age 9+
 
French comics-based adventure is engaging for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
age 11+
 
Fantasy violence eased by humor in tween-friendly adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
age 10+
 
Colorful prequel is scarier, less magical than the original.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
age 13+
 
Beautiful martial arts fantasy with scary imagery, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
age 11+
 
Tolkien tale isn't as great as LOTR, but better for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
age 10+
 
Engaging third Narnia adventure is fun for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
age 12+
 
Suspenseful, creepy British film is nightmare fodder.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
age 8+
 
Sweeping owl fantasy adventure is impressive but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(2010)
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age 9+
 
Boring -- but age-appropriate for young fans of the TV show.
On DVD/Streaming
(2010)
age 8+
 
Enchanting fantasy turns teen into sweet, selfless princess.
On DVD/Streaming
(2010)
age 10+
 
Too scary for younger fans of the popular books.
On DVD/Streaming
(2010)
age 9+
 
Animated adventure too dated and dark for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2010)
age 9+
 
Sometimes-dark adaptation focuses on friendship, loneliness.
On DVD/Streaming
(2010)

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