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)
Kill Strain Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Interesting twist on popular genre is just a bit shallow.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(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)
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Promising but overlong superhero mash-up is dark, violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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)
Equals Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Dystopian romance ponders love; some passionate scenes.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Café Society Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Sweetly cynical Woody Allen romcom has some edge.
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)
The Boy at the Top of the Mountain Book Poster Image
age 13+
Chilling story of a boy coming of age in Hitler's house.
By John Boyne
(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)
Pokémon GO App Poster Image
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age 13+
Exciting, active game marred by privacy and safety issues.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
The Inquisition: Summoner, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Gripping sequel shows heinously violent world of orc enemy.
By Taran Matharu
(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)
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)
King of Thieves App Poster Image
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age 13+
Fun take on dungeon raids with flaws, chat, and purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows
(2016)

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