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Elsewhere Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Blah bereavement comedy has lots of pot, drinking, swearing.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Color Out of Space Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Excellent, unsettling sci-fi horror based on Lovecraft tale.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Frostpunk: The Last Autumn Game Poster Image
age 13+
Hard expansion prequel tests pre-apocalypse strategy skills.
Platforms: Windows
(2020)
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Countdown Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Evil-app movie is all jump scares and flat characters.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Bait Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
British drama looks at class issues; some adult themes.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Courier Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Tense action with strong female lead and brutal violence.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Mrs. Lowry & Son Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Biopic about artist's relationship with his bullying mother.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts TV Poster Image
age 7+
Themes of perseverance, friendship dominate dystopian tale.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Black and Blue Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Strong, ethical heroine elevates violent bad-cop actioner.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Addams Family Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
So-so adaptation isn't spooky, kooky enough; a few scares.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Zombieland: Double Tap Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Cheerfully vulgar, gory sequel lives up to the original.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Sunnyside Plaza Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Brilliant, complex disability tale best for mature readers.
By Scott Simon
(2020)
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The Wave Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Intriguing but mature, offbeat mystery has drugs, language.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Disturbing the Peace Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Profane shoot-'em-up cops-and-robbers flick is very pro-gun.
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Weathering with You Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Charming, romantic, powerful anime fantasy has some edge.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Troop Zero Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Heartwarming, funny underdog story has cursing, potty humor.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Bad Boys for Life Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Violent, crude buddy-cop "threequel" is chaotic, tired.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Dolittle Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Not the king of the jungle, but still cute; some peril/guns.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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A Fall from Grace Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Absurd women-in-jeopardy thriller is violent, clumsy.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Game Poster Image
age 13+
Anime adventure for fans is deep on content, shallow on fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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