Movie Reviews

 
Black Panther Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Masterful Marvel film has depth, diversity -- and violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Mary and the Witch's Flower Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Magical, intense adventure should delight tween Potter fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Coco Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Stunningly animated, poignant tribute to family and culture.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Girl Without Hands Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Hand-drawn Brothers Grimm retelling is dark, powerful.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Descendants 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Exceptional sequel promotes communication, female roles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Beauty and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fantastic but scarier remake of the "tale as old as time."
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Red Turtle Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Beautiful word-free drama about castaway who finds love.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Tangled: Before Ever After Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Enjoyable movie follow-up continues spunky Rapunzel's tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Delightful but dark Potter prequel is more grown-up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Trolls Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Fun, colorful adventure has some peril, lots of great music.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Elena and the Secret of Avalor Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Princess crossover features two strong female role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The BFG Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Sweet Dahl book adaptation has big heart, big scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Pete's Dragon (2016) Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Wonderful remake of Disney classic has peril, sad moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Kubo and the Two Strings Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautiful epic about storytelling hero can be dark, scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Phantom Boy Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Poignant crime caper follows sick boy with ghostly ability.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Boy and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Surprisingly touching coming-of-age adventure has heart.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Paper Planes Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Thoughtful, inspired look at grief soars.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Terrific, heartwarming shorts have something for everyone.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Descendants Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Energetic Disney movie's villains make likable role models.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Teen Beach 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Dynamic musical numbers, girl power sell super sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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