Movie Reviews

 
Descendants Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Energetic Disney movie's villains make likable role models.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Ruby's Studio: The Siblings Show Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Engaging movie helps families navigate kids' relationships.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Dancing in the Light: The Janet Collins Story Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Inspirational animated tale of famous black ballerina soars.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Teen Beach 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Dynamic musical numbers, girl power sell super sequel.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Circus Dreams Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Docu about touring youth circus highlights friendship.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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An American Girl: Grace Stirs Up Success Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Tale of young baker jam-packed with positive messages.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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The Book of Negroes Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Riveting slavery epic is artful, sobering, and inspiring.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Melancholy, violent sequel sets stage for waging war.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Drumline: A New Beat Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Sequel trumpets positive messages but shows weed, drinking.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Exciting fairy adventure has loss, some scariness.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Lessons of Basketball and War Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Well-meaning docu lacks depth but inspires empathy.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Sibling spat teaches positive lessons in enjoyable tale.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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The Book of Life Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Beautifully animated film has some scary imagery.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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A Little Game Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Earnest coming-of-age film uses chess as a metaphor.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Getting to the Nutcracker Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Compelling docu about young dancers who live for ballet.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Musical Chairs Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Injured dancer learns new moves in inspiring, trite tale.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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E-Team Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Wartime docu can be grim but possibly inspiring to teens.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Angelina Ballerina: Dancing on Ice Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Mouse pals overcome friendship foibles, learn lessons.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Lou! Journal Infime Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Quirky French subtitled film about growing up has profanity.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Good Witch's Charm Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Sweet TV movie sequel has cross-generational appeal.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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