Book Reviews

Total War: Three Kingdoms - Mandate of Heaven Game Poster Image
age 15+
Prequel expansion offers chances to change Chinese history.
Platforms: Windows
(2020)
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The Death and Life of John F. Donovan Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Convoluted gay-identity drama drags; drug abuse, smoking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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VHYes Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Uneven retro comedy has lots of sex, drug humor.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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Fist of the North Star LEGENDS ReVIVE App Poster Image
age 15+
Martial arts action game packs a mediocre punch.
Devices: iPhone, Android
(2019)
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Brittany Runs a Marathon Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Woman makes over her life in heartfelt but mature dramedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Art of Self-Defense Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Quirky, mature comedy tackles the illusion of masculinity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Threads from Instagram App Poster Image
age 15+
Fun tool makes it even easier to quickly share pics, status.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Bottom of the 9th Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Likable, low-key baseball drama has violence, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Q Ball Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Moving but mature docu about prison basketball program.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Mortal Kombat App Poster Image
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age 18+
Ultra-violent fighter hits mobile devices but lacks punch.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Mortal Kombat 11 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Intensely gory fighting game glamorizes bloody violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Dead or Alive 6 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Best yet in racy, violent martial arts fighter series.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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High Flying Bird Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Savvy sports drama about basketball politics; some cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Night Comes for Us Movie Poster Image
age 18+
Gratuitous violence and gore in chaotic martial arts movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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SoulCalibur VI Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Engaging fighter with some outdated, sexualized gameplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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For Honor: Marching Fire Edition Game Poster Image
age 18+
Brutal brawler gets a bloody makeover, new faction to fight.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Warriors of Liberty City TV Poster Image
age 15+
Mature content, inspiring themes in compelling docuseries.
Network: Starz
(2018)
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SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fighting game that's more flash (and flesh) than substance.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2018)
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Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Game Poster Image
age 18+
Tale of revenge, redemption ... if you get around to it.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2018)
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Raw Data Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Sci-fi VR action that's fun and fluid, if and when it works.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR
(2017)
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