Movie Reviews

Strawberry Shortcake: The Glimmerberry Ball Movie Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Some stereotypical "girl" behavior, but gentle lessons, too.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Soul Surfer Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Earnest sports biopic tugs at heart despite clichés.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Pippi Longstocking Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Animated musical is good intro to Pippi's adventures.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Pippi's spirit shines through in OK '80s version.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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Pippi Longstocking: Pippi in the South Seas Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Kitschy '70s Pippi is kid adventure-fantasy at its best.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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The Mighty Macs Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Tame girls' basketball tale is sentimental but inspiring.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Strawberry Shortcake: Bright Lights, Big Dreams Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Strawberry and friends learn etiquette and teamwork.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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The Hunger Games Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense adaptation is violent, thought-provoking for teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Geek Charming Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet story models positive relationships among teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Whisper of the Heart Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Sweet, romantic coming-of-age anime with strong role models.
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(Release Year: 2006)
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Joyful Noise Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Uplifting but cliched film has great songs, bland story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Mirror Mirror Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Visually appealing fairy tale lacks oomph but fine for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Lovely, kid-friendly sequel has more romance than the first.
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(Release Year: 1987)
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The Iron Lady Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Streep is riveting in well-acted but underwhelming biopic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Pariah Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Smart, sad, empowering film about a teen coming out.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Norma Rae Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Inspiring pro-union story is good watch-together fare.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1979)
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Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Girl-and-her-horse story with some peril might inspire kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Radio Rebel Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Sweet story celebrates self-expression and conquering fears.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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A Far Off Place Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
African survival tale not for sensitive animal lovers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Mama, I Want to Sing! Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Preachy musical has few surprises, not enough songs.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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