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A Man Called Otto

age 13+

Neighborly love warms comedy about suicidal curmudgeon.

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TV

The Last of Us

age 16+

Stellar video game adaptation has strong violence, language.

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Game

Fire Emblem Engage

age 12+

Compelling strategy game lets players set the stakes.

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Fire Emblem Engage

age 12+

Compelling strategy game lets players set the stakes.

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Movie

Avatar: The Way of Water

age 13+

Long but dazzling return to Pandora has sci-fi violence.

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Heartstopper

age 13+

32 parent reviews

"A must watch"

This is a fantastic show. It's inclusive, fun and full of positive role models.
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