All Reviews

Everest VR Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Engaging virtual reality sim is a short one time experience.
Platforms: HTC Vive
(2016)
Underdogs Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Soccer-themed story has strong message, some iffy humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
The Thing About Leftovers Book Poster Image
age 10+
Tween finds her footing in bittersweet post-divorce tale.
By C.C. Payne
(2016)
Song of the Deep Collector's Edition Game Poster Image
age 10+
Underwater tale with heart, depth slightly sunk by controls.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
 
Phantom Boy Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Poignant crime caper follows sick boy with ghostly ability.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Ghostbusters (2016) Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fun update on classic has lots of ghosts + girl power.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Towers Falling Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Moving, sometimes harrowing story of learning about 9/11.
By Jewell Parker Rhodes
(2016)
Ghostbusters Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun busting action only appealing to young kids.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Necropolis Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Dungeon crawler can be fun but punishingly hard.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Miracles from Heaven Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Good acting can't save earnest, faith-based family drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
The Gallery Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Engaging 1929 mystery for tween historical fiction fans.
By Laura Marx Fitzgerald
(2016)
Teeny Titans -- A Teen Titans Go! Figure Battling Game App Poster Image
age 10+
Cool collection of action figures with battles, snarky talk.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Endgame Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring, if cheesy, story about chess has tragic moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
The Dog Lover Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Heavy-handed drama is well-acted but manipulative.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Emma's Chance Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Sincere, tween-friendly tale of teen girl and horse.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Chesapeake Shores TV Poster Image
age 10+
Book-based drama series offers feel-good content.
Network: Hallmark Channel
(2016)
Douglas Family Gold TV Poster Image
age 10+
Reality features close family, hard work, lots of branding.
Network: Oxygen
(2016)
Don't Starve: Pocket Edition App Poster Image
age 10+
Morbidly fun survival game with fighting, hallucinations.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
A fun, fun romp through a galaxy far, far away.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
Hard Reset Redux Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Old-school bot shooter updated, but play still feels rusty.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)

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