Kids' Vids

To be seen & heard

I cannot decide whether young children are gainers or losers now that they have been ghettoized by popular culture. When so much of TV and film is scabrous, parents rightly want to control what their youngsters see and, in response to this need, the world of Kid Vid has emerged. So there are thousands of videos in stores and libraries meant exclusively for children, and that’s good, isn’t it? But most of them will turn the brains of your...

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About the Author

Richard Alleva has been reviewing movies for Commonweal since 1990.