Movie Reviews

Jack and the Beanstalk Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Silly live-action twist on classic fairy tale is goofy fun.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Too scary for younger fans of the popular books.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Tristan & Isolde Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Busy plot and swordplay upstage the chaste romance.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Alice in Wonderland (2010) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
All-new 3-D Alice story is trippy and intense.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Ghost Dad Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Bill Cosby ghost movie has some iffy humor, profanity.
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(Release Year: 1990)
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Toy Story (1995) Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Pixar classic is one of the best kids' movies of all time.
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(Release Year: 1995)
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Toy Story 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Stunning, witty, exciting, enchanting, and moving.
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(Release Year: 1999)
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Tooth Fairy Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Sweet but uninspired fantasy is fine for families.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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The Lord of the Rings (1978) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Animated adventure too dated and dark for younger kids.
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(Release Year: 1978)
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The Twilight Saga: New Moon Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Twilight sequel has more obsession, action, wolves.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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The Princess and the Frog Movie Poster Image
age 6+
First African-American Disney princess is a good role model.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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Barbie in a Mermaid Tale Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Fun undersea adventure oddly paired with lots of shopping.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Ponyo Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Miyazaki's stunning adventure is geared to younger kids.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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Where the Wild Things Are Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Sometimes-dark adaptation focuses on friendship, loneliness.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Age-appropriate food adventure goes down easily.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Barbie's fantasy journey has some dark elements.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Feel-good family movie has great messages for tweens.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Terrific but intense mix of love, friendship, fear, sorrow.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Fun, fast-paced sequel is more upbeat than the original.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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Shorts Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Funny, imaginative fantasy from Spy Kids director.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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