All Reviews

age 16+
 
'Walking Dead' prequel is bloody, with a much slower burn.
Network: AMC
(2015)
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age 13+
 
Earnest, slow drama shows teens dealing with mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 14+
 
Political drama deals in weighty themes, serious issues.
Network: HBO
(2015)
age 5+
 
Terrific, heartwarming shorts have something for everyone.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 7+
 
Creatures find friendship, fun in awesome animated world.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
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age 17+
 
Violence, teen sex, drugs in book-based thriller.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
age 18+
 
Bold but flawed film about sexual awakening is very mature.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
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age 6+
 
LEARNING
Reading site has quizzes, games, plugs to buy book series.
URL: http://www.magictreehouse.com
(2015)
age 10+
 
Twins and friends fight magic villains in exciting sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2015)
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age 15+
 
Classic tale about unhappy wife has tragic themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 13+
 
Strong female role model in emotional literary adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 14+
 
Dystopian sequel ups romance factor; still very violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 6+
 
Energetic Disney movie's villains make likable role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Fun activities, animation bring famous feline to life.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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age 6+
 
Animated alien comedy is sweet, cute, if not super original.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 13+
 
Engaging noir tale is dark and violent; some cursing, nudity
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Smart, edgy adaptation captures the humor of self-discovery.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
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age 11+
 
Smart, literate, low-key drama about memory and stories.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Formulaic but still romantic Sparks adaptation gets steamy.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 9+
 
Fascinating mystery nurtures a love of puzzles and codes.
By Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
(2015)

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