Movie Reviews

October Sky Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring tale for older tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
1776 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Every American should watch this once a year.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1972)
Out of Africa Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Enthralling epic about 1900s Africa tackles mature subjects.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
Gandhi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Brilliant biopic engages, educates, and inspires.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
All the President's Men Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Superb Woodward and Bernstein Watergate story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1976)
Apollo 13 Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Thrilling, heartwarming, scary, and superb.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
Forrest Gump Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Moving and wonderful, but parent preview a good idea.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1994)
Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Inspiring docu retells kids' poignant escape from Nazis.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
My Left Foot Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Gritty yet uplifting tale of artist with cerebral palsy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
 
Virunga Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Outstanding but shattering docu set in war-torn Congo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Excellent docu on Muslim high school football players.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
Anita: Speaking Truth to Power Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Riveting docu may inspire discussion of sexual harassment.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
The Square Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Unflinching, violent, but excellent docu on Arab Spring.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Ida Movie Poster Image
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Ida
age 14+
Intense drama, unforgettable story of post-Holocaust Poland.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
 
Selma Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 13+
Outstanding drama about MLK's fight for equal rights.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Roots Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 14+
Classic miniseries is essential viewing for mature teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1977)
Fiddler on the Roof Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Epic musical story of Jews facing religious persecution.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1971)
Mutiny on the Bounty Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Brando's brilliant if lengthy version of classic story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1962)
Marley Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Comprehensive docu on iconic reggae musician.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Zero Dark Thirty Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Intelligent, uncompromising drama is violent and complex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)

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