Movie Reviews

Barbie and the Three Musketeers Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Barbie gets the swashbuckler treatment; some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
Mad Monster Party Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Campy stop-motion animated fun with ghoulish imagery.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
Pete's Dragon Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Offbeat live-action/animation mix with lots of drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1977)
The Swan Princess II: Escape from Castle Mountain Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Charm replaced with cartoon violence in lackluster sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
Delgo Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Shoddily animated adventure is too violent for young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
Dragonball Evolution Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Movie based on anime series has lots of martial arts action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
The Mystical Adventures of Billy Owens Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Confusing and dull Harry Potter wannabe, with bullying.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
Coraline Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Cool but creepy animated fantasy too scary for young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
The Great Buck Howard Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Offbeat magic comedy isn't likely to get kids' attention.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
Inkheart Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Tween-targeted fantasy adaptation is no Harry Potter.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
Dragon Hunters (Chasseurs de Dragons) Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Old tale told with stunning but scary animation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
Tommy and the Cool Mule Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Feel-good talking mule movie deals with parental loss.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
The Secret of Loch Ness Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Profanity, violence, mature themes mar Loch Ness fantasy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
The Tale of Despereaux Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Touching, beautiful tale is an excellent family film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
Bedtime Stories Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Sandler tames his jokes for family-friendly fantasy flick.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
Twilight Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Teen fans will love faithful -- if uneven -- adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
The Velveteen Rabbit Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Family film lacks frills but has sweet message for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
Barbie Presents Thumbelina Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Eco-friendly story unrelated to real Thumbelina story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
Pinocchio Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Disney masterpiece is darker than you may remember.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1940)
Princess: A Modern Fairy Tale Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Second-rate fairy-tale romance has scary moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)

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