Book Reviews

Silkwood Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Disturbing tale of corporate greed, nuclear danger, courage.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
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The Square Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Unflinching, violent, but excellent docu on Arab Spring.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Virunga Movie Poster Image
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Outstanding but shattering docu set in war-torn Congo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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My Left Foot Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Gritty yet uplifting tale of artist with cerebral palsy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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Monsters and Men Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Superb race-relations drama has language, tension.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Brittany Runs a Marathon Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Woman makes over her life in heartfelt but mature dramedy.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Pianist Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Powerful true story of a Jewish pianist has brutal violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Red Cliff Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Masterful Chinese battle epic is violent but fine for teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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1917 Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Unique WWI epic has brutal war violence, smoking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Handmaid's Tale TV Poster Image
age 16+
Outstanding drama has sex, violence, scary implications.
Network: Hulu
(2017)
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The 24th Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Violent but powerful historical drama about Black soldiers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Band of Brothers TV Poster Image
age 16+
Equal parts heroism and horror in WWII miniseries.
Network: HBO
(2001)
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Last Men in Aleppo Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Gripping docu shows real-life footage of ongoing Syrian war.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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City of Joy Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Grim yet inspiring docu of rape survivors in war-torn Africa
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Joy Luck Club Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Poignant tale of Chinese-American moms, daughters.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Small Axe TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Miniseries celebrates Black British culture; adult themes.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2020)
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Room Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Difficult-to-watch but beautifully performed survival tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Groomed TV Poster Image
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age 16+
Powerful docu analyzes behavior of those who prey on kids.
Network: Discovery+
(2021)
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The King Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Outstanding but brutally violent Henry V historical epic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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We Are Lady Parts TV Poster Image
age 15+
Brilliant comedy rejects stereotypes; swearing, smoking.
Network: Peacock
(2021)
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