Movie Reviews

 
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Halloween! Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Comical cat's holiday special teaches kids about courage.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Jungle Book (2016) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Fangs and fur fly in visually dazzling but intense update.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Me Before You Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Touching but manipulative romantic drama about life, death.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Man Who Knew Infinity Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Compelling story, but WWI-era math biopic needs more zest.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Roots (2016) Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Reimagined slave epic is violent but stirs worthy questions.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Sunset Song Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Serious period drama is picturesque but slow-moving.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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A Hologram for the King Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Book-based Hanks drama has drinking, sex; lacks a point.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Little Prince Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Animated take on classic tale is sweet but restrained.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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High-Rise Movie Poster Image
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age 18+
Tons of sex and violence in unpleasant Ballard adaptation.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Peter: The Redemption Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Violent biblical story defeated by weak production.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Divergent Series: Allegiant Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Mediocre third installment still violent; strays from book.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Antboy 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Quirky superhero sequel has potty humor, action violence.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Family Fang Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Compelling, mature dramedy about family dysfunction.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Joseph & Mary Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Clunky, poorly made Bible story is violent.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Sound and the Fury Movie Poster Image
age 16+
James Franco's messy Faulkner adaptation has mature themes.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Tom and Jerry: Back to Oz Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Engaging musical comedy has action-packed slapstick.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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American Girl: Lea to the Rescue Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action-packed jungle mystery has suspense, peril.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Jaws 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Unnecessary sequel has less plot, more peril and violence.
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(Release Year: 1978)
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When Calls the Heart: Heart of a Hero Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Historical drama has earnest stories, heartfelt values.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Movie Poster Image
age 14+
A good Jane Austen movie, but a poor zombie movie.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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