Movie Reviews

Beauty and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Disney fave has great music, strong messages, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Tom Thumb Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Fun musical adventure for the family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1958)
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Frozen Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Wintry Disney musical is fabulous celebration of sisterhood.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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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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Howl's Moving Castle Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Charming Miyazaki fairy tale with surreal villains.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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Tales of the Night Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Six stunningly animated fairy tales with a few mild scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Book of Life Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Beautifully animated film has some scary imagery.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Into the Woods Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Sondheim's fairy tale musical is dark, complex, sublime.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Song of the Sea Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Beautiful Irish tale explores myths, sibling relationship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Exciting fairy adventure has loss, some scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Knight Rusty Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
German animated knight quest is fun for kids of all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Descendants Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Energetic Disney movie's villains make likable role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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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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Scared Shrekless Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Halloween "scary tale" is a real treat for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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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)
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Jack the Giant Slayer Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fantasy violence eased by humor in tween-friendly adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Nutcracker Prince Movie Poster Image
age 8+
So-so adaptation has some scary moments for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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