Movie Reviews

Jock the Hero Dog Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Uplifting dog tale features more menace than you'd expect.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Darling Companion Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Prickly couple loses dog, rediscovers love in ho-hum drama.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Chimpanzee Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Chimp "adoption" documentary has some scary moments.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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The Gruffalo's Child Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Some peril in sweet storybook sequel.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Sophie and Sheba Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Animal friendship movie in circus setting has some peril.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Big Miracle Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Animal-rescue tale has one death but otherwise OK for kids.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Life's a Jungle: Africa's Most Wanted Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Tedious Madagascar rip-off with some crude humor.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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The Jungle Bunch Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Whimsical animated animal tale has mild action.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Otter 501 Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Informative otter docu best for older animal-loving kids.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Born to Be Wild Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Sweet, inspiring tale of two wildlife fairy godmothers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Animals United Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Kids might enjoy eco-friendly, Madagascar-like tale.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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We Bought a Zoo Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Family film tackles grief with humor and deep empathy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Happy Feet Two Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Penguin sequel has fun musical numbers, a few mild scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Stellaluna Movie Poster Image
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age 3+
Picture book gets a sweet musical adaptation for families.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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The Big Year Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Sweet travelogue/comedy is tame but not aimed at kids.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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The Penguins of Madagascar: Operation Blowhole Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Crafty penguins' antics will appeal to kids and adults.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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The Last Lions Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Visually stunning nature docu has some upsetting scenes.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Dolphin Tale Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Heartwarming tale is sweet, inspiring for kids and tweens.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Kung Fu Panda 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Panda hero saves the day in surprisingly deep family film.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Mr. Popper's Penguins Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Carrey's penguin antics are predictable but still funny.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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