SADIE – Review by MaryAnn Johanson

Sadie has a disturbing power that sneaks up on you from an unexpected quarter, as a teenaged girl crosses the boundary from childhood to too-early adulthood. This coming-of-age story feels very universal, and would work equally well with a teenaged boy at its center, but which gets extra unnerving power by casting it as a girl’s journey.

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INSIDE OUT, FACE OF AN ANGEL, THE WANTED 18 and Other June 19 Openers – Reviews by Jennifer Merin

Pixar’s brilliantly conceived and realized Inside Out illuminates a tween girl’s conflicted emotional life with superb storytelling, animation and performances.

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