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Bendy and the Ink Machine Game Poster Image
age 12+
Freaky first-person adventure full of animated jump scares.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Pacific Rim: Uprising Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Surprisingly fun (but violent) monsters vs. robots sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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A Monster Calls Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Heartrending adaptation explores the enormity of grief.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Heartless Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Queen of Hearts origin story is fanciful, not too dark.
By Marissa Meyer
(2016)
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Five Nights at Freddy's 4 Game Poster Image
age 12+
Jump-scare-packed finale hits home.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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Five Nights at Freddy's 3 Game Poster Image
age 12+
More of the same, but just as scary as its predecessors.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Godzilla Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Iconic movie monster once again wreaks massive destruction.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Sims 4 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Complex, realistic life simulator includes sexuality, death.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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Fairy Tail TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Sexy, violent anime with some merit, mixed messages.
Network: Online
(2011)
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The Eye of Minds: The Mortality Doctrine, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Cyberpunk series hits the ground running for gaming fans.
By James Dashner
(2013)
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Pacific Rim Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Loud robots vs. monsters movie could have used more heart.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Cinder: The Lunar Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Cinderella as a futuristic cyborg. Pretty cool.
By Marissa Meyer
(2012)
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A Monster Calls Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Haunting tale of a boy coming to terms with mother's cancer.
By Patrick Ness
(2011)
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The Young Victoria Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Queen's biopic is more tender romance than historical saga.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Terrific but intense mix of love, friendship, fear, sorrow.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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City of Bones: The Mortal Instruments, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting start to teen fantasy series in urban setting.
By Cassandra Clare
(2007)
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Young Frankenstein Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Brooks' corniness still yields plenty of belly laughs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1974)
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The Prince and Me Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Good acting saves unoriginal Cinderella story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Fabulous, but also violent and scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Princess Mononoke Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Epic, compelling, and violent anime classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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