All Reviews

age 3+
Sweet what-to-be-when-you-grow-up book taps parental hopes.
By Emily Winfield Martin
(2016)
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age 9+
Sad, soulful story of grieving girl interned during WWII.
By Lois Sepahban
(2016)
age 8+
Smart and funny sequel grapples with ethics of hunting.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2015)
age 7+
LEARNING
G-R-O-S-S spelling fun shocks and introduces a few verbs.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
age 3+
Cat drops anti-dog bias in funny friendship tale.
By Deborah Underwood
(2015)
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age 10+
A capella reality has positive messages, fun performances.
Network: Lifetime
(2016)
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age 14+
Soapy Civil War hospital drama has lots of blood, history.
Network: PBS, Online
(2016)
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age 12+
Edgy rap boot camp reality gives solid advice.
Network: Lifetime
(2016)
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age 13+
Disappointing adaptation has violence, some romance.
In Theaters Now
(2016)
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age 17+
Vulgar but occasionally funny comedy gets pretty offensive.
In Theaters Now
(2016)
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age 9+
Chinese fantasy mega-hit has lots of martial-arts action.
In Theaters Now
(2016)
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age 12+
A light, enjoyable read for romantic-fantasy fans.
By Kiera Cass
(2016)
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age 16+
Little actually happens in talky, violent thriller.
In Theaters Now
(2016)
age 16+
Sing, lip-synch, and share videos; watch for iffy content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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age 4+
LEARNING
A swing-and-miss to get kids active, paired with wristband.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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age 14+
Unoriginal but well-made "creepy doll" horror movie.
In Theaters Now
(2016)
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age 16+
Clichéd thriller mixes cop story, supernatural elements.
In Theaters Now
(2016)
age 8+
Layered, fun romp focuses on friendship and trust.
By Crystal Allen
(2015)
age 8+
LEARNING
Mild combat, standard good-vs.-evil clash in fun adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
age 18+
Violent fantasy adventure remix trades story for action.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2016)

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