All Reviews

age 18+
 
LEARNING
Enhanced version of mature, violent adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
csm_game
age 18+
 
Dark cyberthriller poses serious moral questions.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_tv
age 5+
 
Conservation tales that pull your heartstrings.
Network: Animal Planet
(2005)
age 7+
 
Madcap science show makes learning a thrill.
Network: Syndicated
(2005)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Inspiring tale for older tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(1999)
csm_tv
age 5+
 
Revamped classic brings nature's wonders up close.
Network: Animal Planet
(2005)
age 12+
 
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
age 6+
 
Stunning nature series for the whole family.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2007)
age 6+
 
Stunning, loving documentary; some intense peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(2005)
age 12+
 
Unusual documentary pointless but engrossing.
On DVD/Streaming
(1999)
age 6+
 
More stunning nature TV from Planet Earth team.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2009)
age 7+
 
Breathtaking historical look at nation's favorite places.
Network: PBS
(2009)
age 6+
 
Wonderful intro to art and Monet through a kid's eyes.
By Christina Bjork, Lena Anderson
(2012)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Live-action animal saga is incredible -- and a bit scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(2000)
csm_app
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Planets come to life through your smartphone's camera view.
Devices: Android
(2011)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Facts and features enhance space discovery, Dr. Seuss style.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 10+
 
Gorgeous textbook of 44 major events has universal appeal.
Devices: iPad
(2012)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Innovative way to learn about gray matter.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
age 5+
 
Outstanding 1970s Dr. Seuss parable about protecting nature.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
csm_book
age 14+
 
Satire of ultimate consumerist society still packs punch.
By Aldous Huxley
(1932)

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