Movie Reviews

The House with a Clock in Its Walls Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Eli Roth's tween-friendly spookfest has jump-worthy scenes.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2018)
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Wildling Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Monster movie about puberty is smart but bloody.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Shape of Water Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Compassionate monster movie/love story has mature content.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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A Fairy's Game Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Low-budget, live-action fantasy; kids in peril throughout.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Batman & Harley Quinn Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Noir superhero story has sex, cursing, and violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Amazing visuals but violence, weak plot in game-based movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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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.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Byzantium Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Blood, innuendo in stylish, moody vampire tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Brisk, outrageous action movie has tons of witchy violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Final Twilight focuses on Edward and Bella's legacy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Goobers! Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Low-budget monster movie is pretty much unwatchable.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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The Canterville Ghost Movie Poster Image
age 10+
TV movie version of Oscar Wilde classic has mild scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Yu-Gi-Oh! Bonds Beyond Time Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Essentially an hour-long commercial for the card game.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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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)
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The Spiderwick Chronicles Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Book-based family fantasy is magical fun but also scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Dragons II: Metal Ages Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Fantasy battles abound in this toy-inspired sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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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)
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Dragons: Fire and Ice Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Battles, nightmarish imagery in toy-inspired fantasy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action- and creature-packed Potter sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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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)
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