Movie Reviews

age 12+
 
Trilogy conclusion has thrilling, violent battle scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Sondheim's fairy tale musical is dark, complex, sublime.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 7+
 
Epic, thrilling 3-D adventure sequel is outstanding.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
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age 8+
 
Visually beautiful but dark retelling of classic fairytale.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
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age 5+
 
Disney classic is delightful but sometimes scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
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age 11+
 
Paranormal '80s classic has some scares, innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 11+
 
Sequel bolstered by brave elves, scary dragon, big spiders.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
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age 5+
 
Wintry Disney musical is fabulous celebration of sisterhood.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
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age 6+
 
More minions and romance make for a sweet, silly sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
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age 6+
 
Even decades later, one of the best family films ever made.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
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age 5+
 
Superb, entertaining animated musical has some scary stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
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age 6+
 
Animated adventure amuses but doesn't live up to its title.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
age 6+
 
Ponies turn into teens in cute but highly commercial 'toon.
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 8+
 
Charming Miyazaki fairy tale with surreal villains.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
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age 5+
 
Beautifully animated fantasy about friendship fit for all.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
age 13+
 
Lush book adaptation mixes romance, fantasy, some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
age 11+
 
Tolkien tale isn't as great as LOTR, but better for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
age 7+
 
Holiday icons defend childhood in gorgeous adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)

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