All Reviews

age 13+
 
Appealing epic fantasy has intrigue, romance, action galore.
By Eleanor Herman
(2015)
age 12+
 
Complex fantasy sequel more absorbing than first book.
By S. E. Grove
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Charming art distinguishes story about friends and bullies.
By Beth Ferry
(2015)
age 17+
 
Edgy but powerful story of incendiary '80s rap group.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
age 17+
 
'80s-set teen drama has lots of drug use, profanity.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
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age 3+
 
A gem of a book about noticing small, everyday wonders.
By Antoinette Portis
(2015)
age 16+
 
Thoughtful drama about moving on after a marriage ends.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
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age 9+
 
Coax trees toward the light in absorbing, artful puzzler.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 12+
 
Sweet, interactive diary is ad-heavy, requires patience.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Otter rockets to the moon in fun celebration of imagination.
By Sam Garton
(2015)
age 8+
 
Sweetness, positive messages galore in brave-rat sequel.
By W.H. Beck
(2015)
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age 16+
 
Violent, unsurprising thriller lacks tension despite twist.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
age 16+
 
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 8+
 
Campy sibling fight frustrates, pleases with juvenile humor.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 7+
 
Occasionally cute but often over-the-top orphan adventure.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
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age 16+
 
Quirky, talky comedy has some laughs but rings false.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Charming stories, interactivity get preschoolers thinking.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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age 7+
 
Creatures find friendship, fun in awesome animated world.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
age 13+
 
College psychic talks to spirits in mild show.
Network: ABC Family
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Cool new look, but monetization, new model mar a classic.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)

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