Emily Ashby Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Emily Ashby

Emily Ashby
Emily Ashby's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Common Sense Media

Movie Reviews Only

Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 No Score Yet Monster High: Fright On! (2011) At first glance, it's tempting to dismiss this movie as a Bratz-caliber B-lister based on the characters' resemblance to that first round of image-crazed girls. But you only need to scratch the surface to reveal a surprising amount of heart. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2020
5/5 No Score Yet Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth (2020) Charming book adaptation inspires awe for Earth's wonders. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2020
2/5 No Score Yet Carmen Sandiego: To Steal or Not to Steal (2020) Interactive story has pitfalls, but caper still entertains. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2020
3/5 No Score Yet iCarly: iGo to Japan (2008) While Carly's situation is spun for adventure and fun, be sure to remind kids of the very real dangers that exist online, and discuss your family's rules about surfing the Web.‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2020
4/5 No Score Yet Zombies 2 (2020) Sweet sequel promotes inclusion, challenges stereotypes.‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2020
3/5 No Score Yet Captain Underpants Epic Choice-o-Rama (2020) Interactive movie celebrates creativity; potty humor galore. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2020
4/5 No Score Yet How to Train Your Dragon Homecoming (2019) Heartwarming short film adds charm to movie trilogy tale.‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2020
3/5 96% John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch (2019) Mulaney, his cast, and his talented celebrity guests do well by the content they have, but this special is the best fit for older tweens and teens along with adult viewers. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Dec 30, 2019
4/5 No Score Yet True: Grabbleapple Harvest (2019) Sweet seasonal tale emphasizes mindful problem solving. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2019
5/5 No Score Yet Super Monsters: Vida's First Halloween (2019) Sweet cross-cultural holiday special celebrates inclusivity. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Nov 4, 2019
3/5 No Score Yet The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants Hack-a-ween (2019) Silly holiday story sends positive message about kindness. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Oct 22, 2019
4/5 No Score Yet Let It Shine (2012) [A] quality movie the whole family can enjoy.‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2019
4/5 No Score Yet Bad Hair Day (2015) This TV movie is trivial and silly, but that pales in comparison to how much fun it is.‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2019
4/5 No Score Yet Radio Rebel (2012) [Debby] Ryan is her usual charming self in this funny, heartwarming story about conquering fears.‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2019
3/5 No Score Yet The Suite Life Movie (2011) The movie makes an effort to push some positive content about sibling relationships and showing empathy, so there's some good to come of your tweens tuning in. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2019
4/5 No Score Yet How to Build a Better Boy (2014) This movie appeals to kids and parents with feel-good messages about self-acceptance and standing tall in the face of pressure to conform. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2019
4/5 No Score Yet Teen Beach 2 (2013) Lest we forget how masterfully Disney can capitalize on a good concept, this TV movie makes a solid case with a second round of energetic song-and-dance numbers guaranteed to delight fans. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2019
4/5 No Score Yet Girl Vs. Monster (2012) This is a fun choice for families who like Halloween thrills without the slasher-style blood spills.‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2019
3/5 No Score Yet Frenemies (2012) [T]he movie's worthwhile messages about social priorities and individuality come courtesy of sanitized characters and an unrealistic plot. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2019
4/5 No Score Yet Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! (2011) Feel-good messages nestled within the movie's shiny packaging -- plus a few Christmas surprises -- make this one to add to your family's watch list.‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2019
3/5 No Score Yet Den Brother (2010) Den Brother is a sweet tale of personal growth and accountability emphasized by the heartwarming relationship between a teen and his adoring little sister. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2019
4/5 No Score Yet Cloud 9 (2014) This being a clean-cut Disney movie, it's not hard to guess where the plot is headed, but the story is so neatly designed that doesn't take any of the enjoyment out of it. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2019
3/5 No Score Yet The story is appropriately packed with chaos, humor, and unexpected twists and turns kids will love, even while it takes many pages out of the original Adventures in Babysitting story. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2019
4/5 No Score Yet Hatching Pete (2009) This movie's premise could easily be cheesy enough to put parents off, but the talented young cast makes the story surprisingly enjoyable for a range of age groups.‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2019
5/5 No Score Yet Geek Charming (2011) Geek Charming is very sweet, a little sappy, and superbly crafted. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2019
4/5 No Score Yet Lemonade Mouth (2011) Besides the social themes, there are plenty that relate to family life, and the movie's message about honest communication between parents and kids is impossible to miss.‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2019
4/5 100% Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension (2011) It's not an easy task to craft a movie that's appealing to families across the board, but the writers of this epic comic adventure have managed to do just that.‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2019
3/5 No Score Yet Zombies (2018) Once again Disney hits a home run with the song-and-dance segments that engage viewers and reemphasize the strong themes about resisting peer pressure and respecting differences.‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2019
4/5 90% Descendants (2015) This much-anticipated fairy tale add-on isn't perfect, but it's highly entertaining in the kind of young-love, flash-mob, song-and-dance manner that tends to thrill the youngsters‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2019
3/5 No Score Yet Zapped (2014) Zapped is entertaining enough, particularly for the younger crowd who will be drawn to it because of Disney megastar Zendaya's presence, but its messages are somewhat mixed for this age group.‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2019
4/5 No Score Yet Johnny Tsunami (1999) Brimming over with positive messages about perseverance, friendship, forgiveness... Johnny Tsunami has lots to offer kids in addition to the action-packed surfing and snowboarding scenes.‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2019
3/5 100% Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus (2019) Alien, tween rivals match wits again over Earth's fate.‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2019
2/5 No Score Yet Super Monsters: Furever Friends (2019) Bland franchise add-on introduces new animal characters. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
3/5 No Score Yet Victor & Valentino (2016) Adventure, mild scares in Mesoamerican folklore-based show. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2019
4/5 100% Kim Possible (2019) Live-action cartoon update tackles tricky teen emotions. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2019
3/5 No Score Yet The Doc McStuffins Christmas Special (2018) Sweet holiday story uses magic, kindness to solve problems. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2018
1/5 40% Life-Size 2 (2018) Lackluster sequel struggles to find appropriate audience. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2018
4/5 100% Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors (2018) Strong female roles, diversity, and themes in origin story. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2018
4/5 No Score Yet L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables: Fire & Dew (2017) Plucky heroine's tale concludes in family-friendly film. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2018
5/5 No Score Yet Zion (2018) Exceptional short docu tells teen's story of perseverance. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
4/5 67% Freaky Friday (2018) Musical reboot's heartwarming themes are great for families. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2018
4/5 100% Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert (2018) Masterful performances impress in modernized rock opera. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
No Score Yet Blurt (2018) Themes of self-confidence stand out in funny comedy. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2018
4/5 No Score Yet L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables: The Good Stars (2016) Friendship, family, and role models in coming-of-age tale.‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2018
4/5 No Score Yet Behind the Movement: The Rosa Parks Story (2018) Insightful biopic tells story behind momentous bus boycott. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2018
4/5 100% Psych: The Movie (2017) Detective show follow-up will delight fans, some violence. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2017
4/5 100% Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie (2017) Long-awaited sequel sends Arnold on quest to find parents. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2017
3/5 No Score Yet Angry Angel (2017) Some mature content, themes in so-so holiday movie. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2017
3/5 No Score Yet Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library (2017) Book adaptation has mild scares, friendship, adventure. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2017
4/5 71% Descendants 2 (2017) Exceptional sequel promotes communication, female roles. ‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2017