Movie Reviews

The Little Mermaid Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Superb, entertaining animated musical has some scary stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
The Wizard of Oz Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Even decades later, one of the best family films ever made.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1939)
Pixie Hollow Games Movie Poster Image
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age 4+
Beautifully animated "fairy" tale teaches about teamwork.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Epic Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Animated adventure amuses but doesn't live up to its title.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
The Princess Twins of Legendale Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Princess tale has some peril but ultimately uplifts.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Care Bears: A Belly Badge for Wonderheart Movie Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Toy franchise cub misbehaves but learns lessons.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
My Little Pony: Equestria Girls Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Ponies turn into teens in cute but highly commercial 'toon.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Room on the Broom Movie Poster Image
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age 3+
Short and sweet adventure about a generous witch.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Solomon Kane Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Violent, muddy, but spirited movie from classic pulp tales.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Sox: A Family's Best Friend Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Talking-dog movie about blended families is painfully dull.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Ivan the Incredible Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Offbeat cartoon about bullying; confusing message for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Not enough magic to mostly unfunny Carell-Carrey comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Dueling personalities clash in likable series follow-up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
The Dragon Pearl Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Family-friendly adventure full of magic and battles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Jack the Giant Slayer Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fantasy violence eased by humor in tween-friendly adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Oz the Great and Powerful Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Colorful prequel is scarier, less magical than the original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Beautiful Creatures Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Lush book adaptation mixes romance, fantasy, some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Howl's Moving Castle Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Charming Miyazaki fairy tale with surreal villains.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
My Neighbor Totoro Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Beautifully animated fantasy about friendship fit for all.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
Cloud Atlas Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Enormous scale and spectacle, but weak characters, story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)

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