All Reviews

Tomorrowland Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Visually exciting sci-fi adventure has unexpected violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Disney Infinity 3.0: Toy Box Takeover Game Poster Image
age 10+
Engaging while it lasts, but too much repetitive gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Minecraft: Story Mode Game Poster Image
age 10+
Famous blocky adventure has a generic story to tell.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iPhone
(2015)
One Upon Light Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Challenging yet frustrating puzzler has confusing story.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
Animal Gods Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Puzzle adventure has weak plot, redundant levels.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
HoPiKo App Poster Image
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age 10+
If up for the fast pace, tough arcade game is frenzied fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Marshall's Miracle Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Depressing dog tale takes on bullying, animal hoarding.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Ride Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Authentic racing sim conveys speed but is visually bland.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
The One I Wrote For You Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Sappy, music-filled film has positive message, some cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
The Jacksons: Next Generation TV Poster Image
age 10+
Second-generation siblings balance family, career, legacy.
Network: Lifetime
(2015)
The Poe Estate Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Ghosts, romance, otherworldly connections in inventive tale.
By Polly Shulman
(2015)
Step It Up TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Dance reality led by tough-talking, inspirational teacher.
Network: Lifetime
(2015)
NBA 2K16 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Stellar basketball game adds modes, Spike Lee story lines.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
How to Beat a Bully Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Awful slapstick comedy is full of potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
The Vanishing Island: The Chronicles of the Black Tulip, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gritty high-seas historical fantasy mixes danger and magic.
By Barry Wolverton
(2015)
R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Silly, scary ghoulfest has lots of peril, frights.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Disney Infinity 3.0: Star Wars Rise Against the Empire Play Set Game Poster Image
age 10+
Playful sci-fi romp through a galaxy far, far away.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Jotun Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Plodding but beautiful Norse myth game has mild violence.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Disney Infinity: Toy Box 3.0 App Poster Image
age 10+
New characters, endless adventure; demands space and money.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going! Book Poster Image
age 10+
Facts, stats best for kids interested in global issues.
By Chelsea Clinton
(2015)

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