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Go! Live Your Way TV Poster Image
age 11+
Fun musical teen soap has romance, a few mature topics.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Funimate - Be Music Video Star App Poster Image
age 15+
Smart video editor makes creativity fun and easy, has risks.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Paskal Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
War violence abounds in so-so Malaysian action movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Genesis Alpha One Game Poster Image
age 15+
Ambitious space adventure ultimately disappoints.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Muse of Nightmares: Strange the Dreamer, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Absorbing fantasy reckons with trauma's awful impact.
By Laini Taylor
(2018)
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What We Started Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Glaring lack of women mars otherwise great EDM docu.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Heartbeats Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Great dance scenes perk up so-so cross-cultural romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Nantucket Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Slow-paced strategy requires patience, luck for success.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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Spotlite - Sing Freely App Poster Image
age 15+
Slick video maker makes teens karaoke stars for real money.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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Gaga: Five Foot Two Movie Poster Image
age 15+
An accessible star comes to life; language, partial nudity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Hello, Sunshine Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Quirky, well-written tale of aspiring teen actress in LA.
By Leila Howland
(2017)
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Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 Remix Game Poster Image
age 11+
Hearty collection of remastered series adventures.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
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Tales of Berseria Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fun yet dark role-playing game quickly becomes repetitive.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
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Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History Book Poster Image
age 11+
Engaging profiles of 40 amazing women in 31 countries.
By Kate Schatz
(2016)
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PopJam App Poster Image
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age 11+
Social media app for kids under 13 pushes follows and likes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Strike Vector EX Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Fun sci-fi aerial dogfighting; lots of action, weak story.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
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Sing It! TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Reality competition parody has language, sexual content.
Network: YouTube
(2016)
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Project Runway: Junior TV Poster Image
age 11+
Seamless spinoff has less drama, more positive mentoring.
Network: Lifetime
(2015)
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Fresh Dressed Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Excellent docu on hip-hop fashion's rise has profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Whiplash Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Compelling drama about relentless pursuit of perfection.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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