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“Ron’s Gone Wrong” (20th Century)

This is a scene from the animated movie "Ron's Gone Wrong." The Catholic News Service classification is A-I -- general patronage. (CNS/20th Century Studios via EPK TV)

By Catholic News Service Endearing animated comedy in which a socially isolated middle schooler (voice of Jack Dylan Grazer) yearns for the robot toy that has become a status symbol among his classmates. But, when he receives one as a birthday gift from his cash-strapped, widowed dad (voice of Ed Helms) and Bulgarian immigrant grandmother […]

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“The Addams Family 2” (MGM)

This is a movie poster for "The Addams Family 2." The Catholic News Service classification is A-II -- adults and adolescents. (CNS/MGM)

By Catholic News Service In this animated sequel to the 2019 film, directed again by Greg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon, the beloved characters from the imagination of Charles Addams are as creepy, kooky, mysterious and spooky as ever, and the humor remains dark and macabre, but overall good-natured. Gomez (voice of Oscar Isaac) and Morticia […]

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“Onward” (Disney)

Laurel Lightfoot, voiced by Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Ian Lightfoot, voiced by Tom Holland, and Barley Lightfoot, voiced by Chris Pratt, appear in the animated movie "Onward." The Catholic News Service classification is A-III -- adults. (CNS/Disney)

By Catholic News Service Using a spell, two teenage elven brothers (voices of Tom Holland and Chris Pratt) bring their father back from the dead for 24 hours. But the magic goes awry so that he is only resuscitated from the waist down. To acquire the mystical gem that can restore him fully, they embark […]

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“Abominable” (DreamWorks)

Animated characters Peng, voiced by Albert Tsai, Everest, Yi, voiced by Chloe Bennet, and Jin, voiced by Tenzing Norgay Trainor, appear in the movie "Abominable." The Catholic News Service classification is A-I -- general patronage. (CNS/Universal)

By Catholic News Service The dreaded Yeti monster — the legendary abominable snowman — becomes a lovable fur ball in this family-friendly animated adventure directed by Todd Wilderman and Jill Culton. A resourceful teenager (voice of Chloe Bennet), aided by two friends (voices of Tenzing Norgay Trainor and Albert Tsai), embarks on an epic adventure […]

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“Incredibles 2” (Disney)

This is a scene from the animated movie "Incredibles 2." The Catholic News Service classification is A-II -- adults and adolescents. (CNS/Disney-Pixar)

By Catholic News Service This visually impressive but predictable sequel to the much-loved 2004 animated film, written and directed again by Brad Bird, lacks the spontaneity, charm, and style of its precursor, sacrificing story for relentless action which may frighten younger viewers. The mother (voice of Holly Hunter) of a family of superheroes is chosen […]

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