Movie Reviews

A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Kids will enjoy this playful, modern-day fairy-tale musical.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
A Royal Night Out Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Comic fairy-tale romp has drinking, sexual situations.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Animated classic is enchanting but also scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1937)
Cinderella (2015) Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Gorgeous, but it's the same old fairy tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Barbie in Rock 'N Royals Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Strong toy marketing but also lots of positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
 
Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Terrific, heartwarming shorts have something for everyone.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
The Seventh Dwarf Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Musical fairy tale has familiar story but is fine for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Frog Kingdom Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Poorly animated frog princess tale has lots of name-calling.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Strange Magic Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Uneven animated musical is stranger than it is magical.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
After the Ball Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Cinderella offshoot has dull characters, predictable plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Into the Woods Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Sondheim's fairy tale musical is dark, complex, sublime.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
 
Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Exciting fairy adventure has loss, some scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Barbie in Princess Power Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Fun superhero adventure; more action, peril than past films.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Sibling spat teaches positive lessons in enjoyable tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Pokemon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction Movie Poster Image
age 6+
New characters, fierce action in colorful anime adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
 
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautifully animated Japanese folktale for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Battle for the Book! Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Friendly themes abound when swashbucklers meet the Darlings.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Peter Pan Live! Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Some mildly scary stuff, confusion in OK stage show.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Maleficent Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Visually beautiful but dark retelling of classic fairytale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Midnight Masquerade Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Low-budget modern fairy tale is too boring for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)

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