Find the best for your family

See what's streaming, limit strong violence or language, and find picks your kids will love with Common Sense Media Plus.

Join now

Book Reviews

Fist of the North Star LEGENDS ReVIVE App Poster Image
age 15+
Martial arts action game packs a mediocre punch.
Devices: iPhone, Android
(2019)
Continue reading
The Toll:  Arc of a Scythe, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Violent sci-fi thriller finale plays masterful endgame.
By Neal Shusterman
(2019)
Continue reading
Bennett's War Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 12+
Predictable crowd-pleaser feels like a motocross commercial.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
Continue reading
Cerca / Close Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 2+
Engaging, simple bilingual book shows what close means.
By Juan Felipe Herrera
(2019)
Continue reading
The Climb Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
Climb fast, climb high, and don't look down.
Platforms: Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift
(2019)
Continue reading
Muslim Girls Rise: Inspirational Champions of Our Time Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively bios of remarkable Muslim women inspire, entertain.
By Saira Mir
(2019)
Continue reading
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)
Continue reading
Return of the Temujai: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 8 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Eighth adventure stays fresh with suspense and high stakes.
By John Flanagan
(2019)
Continue reading
Google Stadia App Poster Image
csm_app
age 17+
Tech issues bring storms to cloud-based gaming platform.
Devices: Android
(2019)
Continue reading
Tennis Clash: Fun Sports App Poster Image
age 8+
Fun all-ages arcade tennis could be more interesting.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
Continue reading
Planet Zoo Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Deep, attractive, fun zoo sim with some tech issues.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
Continue reading
Waves Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 16+
Intense drama reflects teen culture; substance use, cursing.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
Continue reading
Fishing Star World Tour Game Poster Image
age 8+
Casual fishing catches players hook, line, and sinker.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
Continue reading
The Angry Birds Movie 2 Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Funnier sequel still has silly action, potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
Continue reading Watch review
Brian Banks Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 14+
Faith-tinged overturned-rape drama has problematic messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
Continue reading
 
The All-Americans Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 13+
Lovely documentary digs into football dreams in East L.A.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
Continue reading
The Good Thieves Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 8+
Kids fight gangsters in thrilling, heart-filled 1920s tale.
By Katherine Rundell
(2019)
Continue reading
Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken! Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Revealing fast-food docu has some language, animal violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
Continue reading
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Gold medal performance from two video game icons.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
Continue reading
Good Night, Little Blue Truck Book Poster Image
age 4+
Friends weather a storm together in reassuring bedtime tale.
By Alice Schertle
(2019)
Continue reading

Pages