Movie Reviews

Magic Journey to Africa Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Vivid, dreamlike Africa adventure is offbeat but inspired.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
The Sorcerer and the White Snake Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Beautiful martial arts fantasy with scary imagery, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Angel in the House Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Adoption drama has positive messages but intense scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Tolkien tale isn't as great as LOTR, but better for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Rise of the Guardians Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Holiday icons defend childhood in gorgeous adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Arthur and the Invisibles 2 & 3: The New Minimoy Adventures Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Sequels offer more peril and scares than original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Darling royal tot is steeped in princess stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Guardians of the Lost Code Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Overly complicated Mexican anime has some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Final Twilight focuses on Edward and Bella's legacy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Little Witch Academia Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Anime Hogwarts puts plucky magic students in peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Barbie in the Pink Shoes Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Barbie teaches kids about classic ballets; some romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Monsters, Inc. Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Cute, kid-friendly monster movie; may scare sensitive kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
Primates of the Seven Seas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Offbeat primate adventure big on lasers, guns, explosions.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Toys in the Attic Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Foreign stop-action film blends the beautiful and grotesque.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Tales of the Night Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Six stunningly animated fairy tales with a few mild scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Frankenweenie Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Burton's creepy young Frankenstein is perfect for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Ghost Trap Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Unbelievably terrible sci-fi is a dreadful disaster.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Elf-Man Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Ho-hum Christmas adventure centers on elf slapstick.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
ParaNorman Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Cool-but-creepy monster flick is too scary for little kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Brave Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Mother-daughter princess tale has some very scary scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)

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