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Into the Stars Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Lead humanity through space in stat-heavy simulation.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Legend Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Amazing star performance in violent '60s crime drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Anna and the Swallow Man Book Poster Image
age 14+
Exquisite tale of Polish girl in WWII shows horrors of war.
By Gavriel Savit
(2016)
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Steve Jobs Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Compelling portrait of Apple genius has lots of swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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X: A Novel Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Thrilling and tragic novel about Malcolm X's troubled youth.
By Ilyasah Shabazz, Kekla Magoon
(2016)
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Assassin's Creed Chronicles Trilogy Pack Game Poster Image
age 14+
Trio of violent action quests misses gameplay, stealth mark.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One
(2016)
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Effie Gray Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Slow-moving period film makes intriguing tale uninteresting.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Show Me a Hero Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Political drama deals in weighty themes, serious issues.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Keeping Room Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Engaging but brutally violent Civil War drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Sherlock: The Abominable Bride TV Poster Image
age 14+
Scary imagery in a fun vintage-style murder mystery.
Network: PBS
(2016)
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Experimenter Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Well-acted, thought-provoking drama about role of authority.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Rap Year Book: The Most Important Rap Song from Every Year Since 1979, Discussed, Debated, and Deconstructed Book Poster Image
age 14+
Smart, funny, and informative chronology of rap history.
By Shea Serrano
(2015)
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A.D.: The Bible Continues Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Faithful drama doesn't shy from Bible's bloodiest moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Breakthrough TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Fascinating docu series vibrantly explores science topics.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2015)
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Return to the Hiding Place Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Uneven faith-based drama has lots of war/Holocaust violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Testament of Youth Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Heartrending WWI drama has heavy content, strong heroine.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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This Changes Everything Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Riveting climate-change docu encourages grassroots action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Martian Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping tale of space survival has unexpected humor.
By Andy Weir
(2014)
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The Champions Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Profoundly moving docu about dog rescue and recovery.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Cross of the Dutchman Game Poster Image
age 14+
Brief brawler with historic, cultural twist, mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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