All Reviews

csm_game
age 11+
LEARNING
Brilliant puzzle game is challenging but deeply rewarding.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
age 11+
LEARNING
Earth's Mightiest Heroes assemble for fun action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
csm_tv
age 11+
Thrilling live musical is fun, has iffy messages galore.
Network: Fox
(2016)
age 11+
Cool, immersive 360-degree movies, but no content filters.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
csm_movie
age 11+
Classic Studio Ghibli drama focuses on Japanese girlhood.
In Theaters Now
(2016)
age 11+
Illustrated witchy, monstery tale offers goofy/creepy fun.
By Tania Del Rio
(2015)
csm_movie
age 11+
Underwhelming biopic about the extraordinary Mother Teresa.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
csm_movie
age 11+
Heartfelt (if bland) football biopic is great for game fans.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
age 11+
Seamless spinoff has less drama, more positive mentoring.
Network: Lifetime
(2015)
csm_app
age 11+
LEARNING
Third in amazing series, even bigger than before.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
 
csm_movie
age 11+
Smart, literate, low-key drama about memory and stories.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_movie
Max
age 11+
Brave military dog saves the day in intense adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 11+
Dragon Ball tale is mostly battle scenes; for fans only.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 11+
Funny, poignant, cheer-worthy tale of spirited Saudi girl.
By Haifaa al Mansour
(2015)
age 11+
LEARNING
Oceanic expansion makes sci-fi world simulation even better.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_book
age 11+
Bittersweet, lovely story of friendship and social media.
By Rebecca Stead
(2015)
age 11+
Another exciting, scary installment for ghost-story fans.
By Jonathan Stroud
(2015)
csm_movie
age 11+
Inspiring, if cheesy, story about chess has tragic moments.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
age 11+
Final Discworld novel hits the mark with rich fantasy.
By Terry Pratchett
(2015)
age 11+
LEARNING
Prevention-focused add-on stops cyberbullying at its source.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)

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