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Movie

Lightyear

age 6+

Buzz origin story is exceptionally animated and inclusive.

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TV

The Summer I Turned Pretty

age 15+

YA romance-turned-show is sweet, summery, totally relatable.

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Game

The Quarry

age 18+

An interactive horror masterpiece in a class of its own.

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The Quarry

age 18+

An interactive horror masterpiece in a class of its own.

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Movie

Minions: The Rise of Gru

age 6+

Origin story is a groovy '70s adventure; slapstick violence.

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