Movie Reviews

Tom Thumb Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Fun musical adventure for the family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1958)
Cinderella II: Dreams Come True Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet sequel has plenty of laughs for kids and parents.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Disney remake with classic characters has stronger heroine.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
Barbie as Rapunzel Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 5+
Barbie-themed fairy tale a bit passive but arts-focused.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
The Nutcracker Prince Movie Poster Image
age 8+
So-so adaptation has some scary moments for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
Zodiac: The Race Begins Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Dreadful animated folk tale has some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
Hoodwinked Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 7+
Red Riding Hood redo; bland with a bit of fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
Trick or Treaters Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 9+
Charming German folktale has English subtitles, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
Jack and the Beanstalk Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Silly live-action twist on classic fairy tale is goofy fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Fairy tale sequel has tired jokes, tedious references.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
Scared Shrekless Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 6+
Halloween "scary tale" is a real treat for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
Beauty and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 5+
The ultimate makeover story has strong, positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
Cinderella 3D Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 9+
Animals, cartoon violence in the Old West; not classic tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Snow White and the Huntsman Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Violent fairy tale isn't for kids but will attract teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Tinker Bell and the Secret of the Wings Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Centers on sisterhood and family, with a wee bit of peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Tales of the Night Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Six stunningly animated fairy tales with a few mild scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Darling royal tot is steeped in princess stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Howl's Moving Castle Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Charming Miyazaki fairy tale with surreal villains.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
Jack the Giant Slayer Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fantasy violence eased by humor in tween-friendly adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Tom and Jerry's Giant Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Less slapstick than usual in solid fairy tale crossover.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)

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