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Ouija: Origin of Evil Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Horror prequel surprisingly good, despite odd, dark moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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A Series of Unfortunate Events TV Poster Image
age 10+
Exceptional, spooky book adaptation is best for tweens.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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The Great Gilly Hopkins Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Book-based drama has strong messages on family, friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The BFG Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Sweet Dahl book adaptation has big heart, big scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency TV Poster Image
age 15+
Quirky sci-fi comedy is fun but can be violent.
Network: BBC America
(2016)
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The Snowy Day Movie Poster Image
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age 4+
Gratitude, diversity central to sweet book adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Thinkrolls: Kings & Queens App Poster Image
age 5+
Fairy tales inspire fun, challenging puzzler.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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Pokémon Sun/Pokémon Moon Game Poster Image
age 10+
Latest "catch 'em all" games bring new features to series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(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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Lights Out Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Exceptionally simple, smart, scary monster movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Alice Through the Looking Glass Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Uneven, less-violent sequel has girl-empowerment theme.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration Game Poster Image
age 17+
Awesome cinematic adventure packs rough language, violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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Hunt for the Wilderpeople Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Quirky Kiwi dramedy promotes teamwork, friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Luke Cage TV Poster Image
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age 17+
Complex role model is bulletproof in a bloody modern world.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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The Conjuring 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Well-made, thoughtful sequel is VERY scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Stinky & Dirty Show TV Poster Image
age 3+
Popular book characters are excellent role models for kids.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2016)
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The Jungle Book (2016) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Fangs and fur fly in visually dazzling but intense update.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Little Prince Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Animated take on classic tale is sweet but restrained.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Chesapeake Shores TV Poster Image
age 10+
Book-based drama series offers feel-good content.
Network: Hallmark Channel
(2016)
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10 Cloverfield Lane Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Sci-fi thriller mixes violence, locked-room tension.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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