Movie Reviews

age 9+
 
Powerful look at the Holocaust through teen eyes.
On DVD/Streaming
(1997)
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age 10+
 
Inspiring tale for older tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(1999)
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age 8+
 
Every American should watch this once a year.
On DVD/Streaming
(2002)
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age 12+
 
Brilliant biopic engages, educates, and inspires.
On DVD/Streaming
(2001)
age 11+
 
A lush and witty adaptation of Jane Austen's novel.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
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age 14+
 
Superb film about Cuban missile crisis, best for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2001)
age 12+
 
Superb Woodward and Bernstein Watergate story.
On DVD/Streaming
(1997)
age 12+
 
Classic John Steinbeck adaptation is still powerful.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
age 6+
 
Two girls convince a nation that fairies are real.
On DVD/Streaming
(1998)
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age 10+
 
Educational, exciting action, great acting.
On DVD/Streaming
(1999)
age 11+
 
Epic of WWII honor and sacrifice gone haywire.
On DVD/Streaming
(2000)
age 11+
 
Thrilling third Indy actioner focuses on hunt for grail.
On DVD/Streaming
(1999)
age 17+
 
Beautiful WWI love story with gruesome battle scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(2005)
age 12+
 
Excellent early documentary has some hunting violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(1999)
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age 10+
 
Excellent subtitled Iranian coming-of-age story.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
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age 17+
 
Gritty yet beautiful coming-of-age film too dark for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2002)
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age 10+
 
Unforgettable docu about RFK speech post-MLK assassination.
On DVD/Streaming
(2010)
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age 17+
 
Intelligent, uncompromising drama is violent and complex.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
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age 13+
 
Comprehensive docu on iconic reggae musician.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
age 10+
 
Brando's brilliant if lengthy version of classic story.
On DVD/Streaming
(2006)

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