Movie Reviews

The House Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Sweet Korean animated ghost story has complex themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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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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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 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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Wolf Children Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Awe-inspiring, tender anime tale has mature themes.
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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Vikingdom Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Frequent battle-violence abounds in trite medieval fantasy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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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)
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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)
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Jack the Giant Slayer Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fantasy violence eased by humor in tween-friendly adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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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)
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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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Beautiful Creatures Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Lush book adaptation mixes romance, fantasy, some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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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)
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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)
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Arthur and the Invisibles 2 & 3: The New Minimoy Adventures Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Sequels offer more peril and scares than original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Guardians of the Lost Code Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Overly complicated Mexican anime has some scares.
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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Little Witch Academia Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Anime Hogwarts puts plucky magic students in peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Ghost Trap Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Unbelievably terrible sci-fi is a dreadful disaster.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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