Movie Reviews

Kung Fu Panda 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Upbeat but intense threequel looks at identity, family ties.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
 
Zootopia Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Charming buddy-animal story promotes tolerance, teamwork.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
 
The Jungle Book (2016) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Fangs and fur fly in visually dazzling but intense update.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
 
Paddington Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Charming story about beloved bear has some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Penguins of Madagascar Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Entertaining Madagascar spin-off mixes peril and humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Dolphin Tale 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Fans of the original will love this wholesome sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Intense sequel is darker than first, with more weapons.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Rio 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Catchy music and just a few predators in fun sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Life of Pi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Beautiful, emotional, intense story of faith and friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Entertaining "threequel" has some mild violence, innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Chimpanzee Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Chimp "adoption" documentary has some scary moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Big Miracle Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Animal-rescue tale has one death but otherwise OK for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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)
Dolphin Tale Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Heartwarming tale is sweet, inspiring for kids and tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
Kung Fu Panda 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Panda hero saves the day in surprisingly deep family film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
Mr. Popper's Penguins Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Carrey's penguin antics are predictable but still funny.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
Winnie the Pooh Movie Poster Image
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age 3+
Adorable big-screen Pooh adaptation is short and sweet.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
The Lion King Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Musical king-of-the-beasts blockbuster is powerful, scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1994)
Dumbo Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Sweet Disney classic is still lovely, despite stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1941)
Rio Movie Poster Image
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Rio
age 6+
Vibrant bird tale is part adventure, part love story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)

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