All Reviews

csm_movie
age 10+
Heartwarming fact-based drama about faith, race, football.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
age 10+
Familiar characters fight; kids have minimal control.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
csm_book
age 10+
Inspiring and entertaining sports story for tweens.
By Mike Lupica
(2015)
age 10+
Amusing but flawed short brawler for fans of the TV series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
Slow start to prequel series with stalwart characters.
By John Flanagan
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Authentic racing sim conveys speed but is visually bland.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
Stellar basketball game adds modes, Spike Lee story lines.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
Fun but challenging extreme bike stunt game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
Exciting, deep racer has lots of fun, loads of advertising.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
csm_movie
age 10+
Predictable martial-arts tale has lots of action, flatulence
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
Arcade-style soccer, with cars and a giant ball.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
Cartoonish fighting game for anime fans only.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2015)
 
csm_movie
age 10+
Poignant story about Latino runners a winner for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_book
age 10+
Ben is lured to the dark side in fun, action-packed sequel.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2015)
age 10+
Lego's ninja franchise spun into clever hand-held adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
csm_website
age 10+
LEARNING
Video education site with many classes not always academic.
URL: https://curious.com/
(2015)
csm_website
age 10+
LEARNING
Flashy, but young gamers will need persistence to get tips.
URL: http://play.nintendo.com/
(2015)
csm_movie
age 10+
Inspiring true-life tale about blind football player.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
Far from perfect, but a fun way to get kids exercising.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2014)
csm_movie
age 10+
Smart docu about controversial football player's redemption.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)

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