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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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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 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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Seventeen Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Subtitled coming-of-age tale has strong language.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Yomawari: Midnight Shadows Game Poster Image
age 15+
Cutesy horror game can be alternately tense, vague.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2017)
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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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Akiba's Beat Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Horrible, sexually offensive adventure not worth your time.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2017)
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Handsome Devil Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Insightful but mature Irish coming-of-age drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Tokyo 42 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Visually striking violent action stuck with poor controls.
Platforms: Windows
(2017)
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