Movie Reviews

The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Simba's son comes of age in enjoyable animated story.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Jem and the Holograms Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Strong messages can't save otherwise so-so adaptation.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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The Wiz Live! Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Brilliant, star-studded performance is great family fare.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Amy Movie Poster Image
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Amy
age 16+
Devastatingly compelling docu about talent gone too soon.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Ricki and the Flash Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Teen-friendly dramedy tackles big issues; some edgy content.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Musical docu has great performances, strong vocab.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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The  Nutcracker Sweet Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Quirky animated version of classic; some jeopardy, scares.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Fresh Dressed Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Excellent docu on hip-hop fashion's rise has profanity.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Monster High: Boo York, Boo York Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Musical features city fun for the ghouls, lots of new toys
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Pitch Perfect 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Fun but uneven sequel doesn't hit original's high notes.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Love & Mercy Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Beach Boy biopic is outstanding but has lots of drug use.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey's Monster Musical Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Gently spooky tales focus on music and problem solving.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Barbie in Rock 'N Royals Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Strong toy marketing but also lots of positive messages.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Bessie Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Gritty biopic has sex, violence, drinking, great music.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Lalaloopsy: Band Together Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Gentle music-themed tale introduces new dolls, toys.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Looney Tunes: Rabbits Run Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Cartoon hijinks, music, and intrigue in modern Bugs tale.
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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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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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Strange Magic Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Uneven animated musical is stranger than it is magical.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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The Last Five Years Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Musical adaptation has charming stars; some racy stuff.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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