Movie Reviews

age 8+
 
Confusing and dull Harry Potter wannabe, with bullying.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
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age 9+
 
Tween-targeted fantasy adaptation is no Harry Potter.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
age 11+
 
Old tale told with stunning but scary animation.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
age 9+
 
Feel-good talking mule movie deals with parental loss.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
age 11+
 
Profanity, violence, mature themes mar Loch Ness fantasy.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
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age 7+
 
Sandler tames his jokes for family-friendly fantasy flick.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
age 6+
 
Touching, beautiful tale is an excellent family film.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
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age 13+
 
Teen fans will love faithful -- if uneven -- adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
age 4+
 
Eco-friendly story unrelated to real Thumbelina story.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
age 5+
 
Family film lacks frills but has sweet message for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
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age 6+
 
Disney masterpiece is darker than you may remember.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
age 9+
 
Second-rate fairy-tale romance has scary moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
age 5+
 
Magical tale teaches moral lesson.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
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age 10+
 
Mild scares in confusing U.K. fantasy movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
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age 8+
 
Awful voice acting makes this anime unwatchable.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
age 5+
 
An uninspired rehash of the first movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(2008)
age 7+
 
Slightly creepy undertone to lovely staging of classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(2008)
age 10+
 
Tween-friendly adaptation is darker than the first.
On DVD/Streaming
(2008)
age 7+
 
Animated update of Jerry Lewis film is all about bullying.
On DVD/Streaming
(2008)
age 5+
 
Less authentic take; also less to scare younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2008)

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