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What to watch on Netflix, Prime, Hotstar with kids: A parent recommends

Best Kids Shows: Once my boys and I are able to reach that elusive consensus on what to watch, here are some shows / films that are on our list.

The Angry Birds Movie 2 review by a parent: A joyride for younger kids

The Angry Birds Movie 2 review: Along the way, there are jokes about pig snot, some characters singing very badly, and lots of toilet humour – the younger lot was beside themselves with joy. Older kids, not so much.


Dora and the Lost City of Gold review by a parent: A teenage live action to enjoy

An endearing part of the movie was how the script found a way to crack jokes about the original Dora show without parodying it — the song-for-every-situation, and Dora asking viewers to repeat new words, and then pausing.

Spider-Man Far From Home: A parent’s review

Spider-Man Far From Home review: 'This does not feel like a Marvel movie. Why is there so much icky romance? Where are the fights?' The boys' prayers are answered when Mysetrio and Spider-Man fight a shape-shifting Elemental villain…and, the movie gets its Marvel groove back.

The Lion King review by a parent: A laugh riot with super special effects

Carry the nostalgia of the original, but don’t compare the two. This one’s a thrilling ride, a visual delight sure to entertain children of all ages. 

Avengers Endgame: A parent's review

Avengers Endgame Parents' Guide: "My boys and I had been waiting for Avengers: Endgame from the very second Avengers: Infinity War ended. My pre-teens' review: The movie was 'next level and epic', and can we please watch it again tomorrow?"