Movie Reviews

Hocus Pocus Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Rollicking Halloween fun for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Bob the Builder: Bob's White Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Gentle characters build and cooperate in holiday tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Planes, Trains and Automobiles Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Funny comedy about a holiday travel nightmare has profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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Call Me Claus Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Predictable, dated holiday film is refreshingly multiracial.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Live-action version of classic has crude, scary moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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A Muppet Family Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 3+
A short-and-sweet, tuneful holiday reunion.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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Hannah and Her Sisters Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Brilliant but mature comic-drama about an imperfect family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
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Scrooge Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
This musical Scrooge is great for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1970)
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Miracle on 34th Street (1994) Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Not better than the original, but still smiley holiday fare.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1994)
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The Nightmare Before Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Tim Burton magic with just a touch of scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Classic Turkey Day special for young and old.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1973)
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A Charlie Brown Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 3+
The Peanuts gang in a classic Christmas special.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1965)
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Ground Control Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Air traffic control drama has lots of tension, profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Three average Christmas stories highlight positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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101 Dalmatians Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Not very Christmas-y cartoons.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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The Nuttiest Nutcracker Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Silly twist on the classic adds veggies and goofiness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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A Christmas Carol (1984) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Bleak but solid adaptation of Dickens' classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Sequel takes slapstick shenanigans to NYC.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1992)
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Home Alone Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Slapstick comedy is funny but full of iffy stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1990)
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Passover at Bubbe's Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Well-meaning puppet tale might confuse younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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