All Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Exciting fantasty adventure with a splash of steampunk.
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By Jaleigh Johnson
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Rural Cops with bloody victims, drunk folks, drugs.
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Network: National Geographic Channel
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Smart, wrenching, deeply moving drama fine for older teens.
csm_movie
On DVD
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Odd-couple buddy-cop flick is violent, predictable but fun.
csm_movie
On DVD
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Adaptation of Dickens' classic retains book's dark themes.
csm_movie
On DVD
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Dickens love story with a bit of sex and a disturbing image.
csm_movie
On DVD
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Over-the-top prank show features dangerous stunts, language.
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Network: TBS
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Swords, explosions, life lessons as comic pirate tale ends.
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By Geoff Rodkey
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Captivating tale of soldier's boy in World War I London.
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By John Boyne
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Brutal murders, courtroom drama in historical drama.
csm_movie
On DVD
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Super fun, creative Tolkien/LEGO mashup promotes teamwork.
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Platforms: Mac, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Cheeky, crass tech comedy nails (male) geek culture.
csm_tv
Network: HBO
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Alaska vet offers realistic view of treating sick animals.
csm_tv
Network: NatGeoWild
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Police procedural has blood, gore, and tense situations.
csm_tv
Network: NBC
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Good card game limits itself unnecessarily with purchases.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Brave kids, animals team up in funny, scary, sweet sci-fi.
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By Piers Torday
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Titillation the main attraction of this predictable romance.
csm_book
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
"Private" sharing service may offer false sense of security.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Telepathic 12-year-olds return in exciting sequel.
csm_book
By M.M. Vaughan
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Magic, math, myths fill fast-paced, perilous series start.
csm_book
By Whitaker Ringwald
(2014)

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