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The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust, Book 2: Book Poster Image
age 15+
Deeply philosophical fantasy for mature teens and adults.
By Philip Pullman
(2019)
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The Gallows Act II Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Lots of cheap jump scares in violent horror sequel.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Mary Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Clunky, dull haunted-sailboat movie has bloody scenes.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Raid: Shadow Legends App Poster Image
age 15+
Fantasy action takes heavy investment of time and money.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Anna and the Apocalypse Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Exuberant but uneven, gory holiday zombie musical.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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GreedFall Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Fantastic, mature tale focuses on choice vs. combat.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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It Chapter Two Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Fewer scares, plenty of blood in long but fun sequel.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Torchlight II Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Bloody fantasy tale is easy to play, stands test of time.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Blair Witch Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Very good dog is your key to survival and sanity.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Ashes of Oahu Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Culture-driven island shooter comes just short of paradise.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
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Pet Sematary Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Dark, violent remake focuses on emotions over gore.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Monstress, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Girl seeks revenge in compelling graphic novel fantasy.
By Marjorie Liu
(2016)
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The 3rd Eye 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Horror violence, blood in trite demon tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth Game Poster Image
age 15+
Dungeon crawler has engaging play but disturbing imagery.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2019)
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The Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr Game Poster Image
age 15+
Desert expansion asks tough moral questions.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Layers of Fear 2 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Scary sequel explores the after-effects of trauma, abuse.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Five Nights at Freddy's VR: Help Wanted Game Poster Image
age 15+
Classic survival horror franchise jump-scares to VR.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR
(2019)
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Dark Devotion Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Gory, challenging side-scrolling tale with mature themes.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2019)
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Fade to Silence Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Tough survival game pits players against monsters, elements.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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The Red Scrolls of Magic: The Eldest Curses, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Mature Shadowhunter series spin-off focuses on Alec, Magnus.
By Cassandra Clare, Wesley Chu
(2019)
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