All Reviews

The Man Who Knew Infinity Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Compelling story, but WWI-era math biopic needs more zest.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
The Girl Who Drank the Moon Book Poster Image
age 10+
Entrancing fantasy spun with magic stresses power of love.
By Kelly Barnhill
(2016)
Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Amazing internet documentary full of compassion, curiosity.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
The Crimson Skew: The Mapmaker's Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fabulous end to complex trilogy includes anti-war message.
By S. E. Grove
(2016)
God's Not Dead 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Strong acting can't redeem heavy-handed drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
 
Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Story of kids' labor-of-love Indy remake is fun, moving.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
The Good Place TV Poster Image
age 12+
Candy-colored heaven-set sitcom boasts charm, diversity.
Network: NBC
(2016)
Florence Foster Jenkins Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Charming period comedy may not sing to younger viewers.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
No Man's Sky Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Sci-fi tale spans vast galaxy with virtually endless play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Cheer Squad TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Mild cheerleading reality show has hard work, success, pain.
Network: Freeform
(2016)
The Little Prince Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Animated take on classic tale is sweet but restrained.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Requiem for the American Dream Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Noam Chomsky's theories of inequality are important but dry.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
High Strung Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Hip-hop and classical artists stop, collaborate, and learn.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Abzu Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Artistic aquatic adventure filled with mystery, wonder.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two Book Poster Image
age 10+
Engaging time-travel play satisfying for fans.
By J. K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne
(2016)
Gibby Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Wholesome but uninspired monkey tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Chambara Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Innovative stealth fighting game with mild combat effects.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2016)
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Wii U) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Decent collection of sports games just misses the gold.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
The Shadow Cadets of Pennyroyal Academy: Pennyroyal Academy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lessons, magic, gore in exciting princess-school sequel.
By M.A. Larson
(2016)
Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen Book Poster Image
age 12+
Candid, chatty memoir is powerful voice for trans kids.
By Jazz Jennings
(2016)

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