Movie Reviews

age 9+
 
Toy and TV show tie-in has more sci-fi violence than plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 12+
 
Disappointing adventure wastes talented cast, gets bloody.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Action, crass/raunchy humor in alien-attack sci-fi comedy.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Visually exciting sci-fi adventure has unexpected violence.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
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age 13+
 
Beware: TV pilot marketed as movie -- all setup, no closure.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 9+
 
Sci-fi family flick has some violence, tween taunting.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
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age 7+
 
A gentler, tech-savvier E.T. for today's kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 12+
 
Action-packed Star Trek sequel has good story, characters.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
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age 14+
 
Stylized sci-fi entertains; expect deaths, sexy stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
age 7+
 
Spielberg's family classic is still one of the best.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
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age 15+
 
Teens get super powers in relatable but violent thriller.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
age 12+
 
Violent, animated superhero movie with thoughtful messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
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age 10+
 
Techie reboot is visually dazzling but short on story.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
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age 12+
 
Classic franchise gets new life; OK for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
age 8+
 
Sci-fi remake is action packed and intense for a PG film.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
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age 13+
 
Superhero spoof is awful -- and edgier than you remember.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
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age 13+
 
Seagoing sci-fi swashbuckler fun despite bad reputation.
On DVD/Streaming
(2008)
age 8+
 
CGI Star Wars saga is dull, despite action.
On DVD/Streaming
(2008)
age 8+
 
Movie ups alien-battle series' violence level.
On DVD/Streaming
(2008)
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age 7+
 
Action-packed time-traveling adventure with some fighting.
On DVD/Streaming
(2008)

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