Movie Reviews

Care Bears: The Giving Festival Movie Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Forgettable holiday fare with social lessons, product push.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
Santa Claus: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Dated '80s holiday movie has smoking, product placement.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1985)
A Golden Christmas Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Predictable film less about dogs, more about romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
Barbie in The Nutcracker Movie Poster Image
age 5+
A more passive-than-usual Barbie in lackluster holiday tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
Phineas and Ferb: A Very Perry Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Frenetic animated brothers save Christmas from naughtiness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
Santa and the Three Bears Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Timeless, sweet holiday short movie shows its age.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
The Dog Who Saved Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Warm fuzzies abound in feel-good holiday tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
Santa Buddies Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Popular puppy series adds a cheery holiday message.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
Christmas Town Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Cynical lead, mature themes drag down holiday film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
Snow 2: Brain Freeze Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Sweet holiday sequel is as family-friendly as the original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
A Christmas Story Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Wonderful antidote to cutesy holiday tales; some swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet seasonal adventures make this a holiday treat.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Kermit and friends deliver a cheery holiday tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
A Very Barry Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Offbeat Santa mix-up has goofy humor, lots of teamwork.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Stepbrothers' hijinks are jolly -- just not very realistic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
Nutcracker: The Motion Picture Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Slightly creepy undertone to lovely staging of classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
Fred Claus Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 7+
Holiday comedy's no classic, but it's OK for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
Barbie: A Christmas Carol Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Less authentic take; also less to scare younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
The Perfect Holiday Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Christmas fable is cute and tame, but unoriginal.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
Christmas Caper Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Feel-good holiday fun, but needs a reality check.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)

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