Movie Reviews

Care Bears: The Giving Festival Movie Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Forgettable holiday fare with social lessons, product push.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
How to Train Your Dragon Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Thrilling 3-D adventure sends brains-over-brawn message.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
Barbie in The Nutcracker Movie Poster Image
age 5+
A more passive-than-usual Barbie in lackluster holiday tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
The Secret of Moonacre Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Enchanting fantasy turns teen into sweet, selfless princess.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
You're So Cupid Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Cheesy, clean romantic comedy with twin teenage matchmakers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
Nico the Unicorn Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Magical tale is heartwarming, but animals are in peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Too scary for younger fans of the popular books.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
Jack and the Beanstalk Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Silly live-action twist on classic fairy tale is goofy fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
Tristan & Isolde Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Busy plot and swordplay upstage the chaste romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
Alice in Wonderland (2010) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
All-new 3-D Alice story is trippy and intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
Ghost Dad Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Bill Cosby ghost movie has some iffy humor, profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1990)
Toy Story 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Stunning, witty, exciting, enchanting, and moving.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
Toy Story (1995) Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Pixar classic is one of the best kids' movies of all time.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
Tooth Fairy Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Sweet but uninspired fantasy is fine for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
The Lord of the Rings (1978) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Animated adventure too dated and dark for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1978)
The Twilight Saga: New Moon Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Twilight sequel has more obsession, action, wolves.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
The Princess and the Frog Movie Poster Image
age 6+
First African-American Disney princess is a good role model.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
Barbie in a Mermaid Tale Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Fun undersea adventure oddly paired with lots of shopping.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
Ponyo Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Miyazaki's stunning adventure is geared to younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
Where the Wild Things Are Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Sometimes-dark adaptation focuses on friendship, loneliness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)

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