Movie Reviews

Bionicle 3: Web of Shadows Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Third in Lego-based series is overly complicated.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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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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Halloweentown Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Tween brew: Witchy fun, a pinch of fright.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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Teen Witch Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Tubular '80s teen fluff: silly, fun, and shallow.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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The Magic Sword Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Kitschy knight quest is fun '60s flashback; some battles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1962)
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Zurdo Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Excellent Mexican fantasy with some disturbing violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Beautiful anime with eco message and an amazing heroine.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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The Cat Returns Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Imaginative adventure anime has some fantasy violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1972) Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Curious but not scary, this Alice is close to the book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1972)
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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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Bionicle 2: Legends of Metru Nui Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Confusing and complex story line; for Bionicle fans only.
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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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Outstanding, but much violence and scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Big Fish Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Delightful, sad father-son story for teens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Labyrinth Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Surreal coming-of-age fantasy -- with Muppets.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
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The NeverEnding Story Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Boy bibliophile becomes part of fantasy tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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The NeverEnding Story 2: The Next Chapter Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Boy saves books, gains courage in perilous fantasy sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1990)
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Time Bandits Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun fantasy has a bit of bite.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1981)
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Millennium Actress Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Arty Japanese animated drama is too complex for little ones.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Dragonslayer Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Vintage fantasy epic is great, despite a too-graphic death.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1981)
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