All Reviews

age 5+
Animated classic is enchanting but also scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
age 14+
Anime adventure with mature content and repetitive combat.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
csm_book
age 13+
Strong female leads navigate a confusing magic world.
By Susan Dennard
(2016)
age 5+
Friends' fairy adventures are fun intro to fantasy.
By Daisy Meadows
(2005)
age 13+
Un-PC violent action game has fun, accessible humor, play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
age 9+
Highly detailed, scene-by-scene retelling of the film.
By Tom Angleberger
(2015)
age 6+
LEARNING
Step into the magic, but beware of some technical issues.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2015)
csm_movie
age 13+
Comic fairy-tale romp has drinking, sexual situations.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
age 13+
Blockbuster finale to addictive sci-fi fairy-tale series.
By Marissa Meyer
(2015)
age 7+
LEARNING
Fun, safe tennis game good for social play but lacks depth.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
age 10+
Amusing but flawed short brawler for fans of the TV series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 12+
Tale of superpowered court intrigue grows darker.
By Marie Lu
(2015)
age 8+
Teamwork-based game has safe multiplayer, repetitive action.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
csm_game
age 9+
Use resources, strategy, skills to repel invading monsters.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 14+
Combat-focused role-playing game average in gameplay, story.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
age 5+
LEARNING
Free videos, but with ads, cartoon violence, no controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 13+
Deep, fun, gratifying action RPG with cartoonish violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
age 14+
Teen hostages fight for survival in intense sci-fi tale.
By Erin Bow
(2015)
age 5+
Guests wait while princess fights monsters in fun sequel.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2015)
csm_app
age 8+
Music shines in otherwise lackluster interactive book.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)

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