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Christmas Jars Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Book-based film has mature themes, inspiring messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Secrets of Winterhouse: Winterhouse, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Return visit has more puzzles and the same spooky vibe.
By Ben Guterson
(2018)
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Assassin's Creed III Remastered Game Poster Image
age 18+
Violent but historically accurate adventure still impresses.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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My Little Pony: Story Creator App Poster Image
age 9+
Creativity may be stifled by pressure to buy and pop-up ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Red Dead Redemption 2 Game Poster Image
age 18+
Outstanding Western adventure has very mature themes.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2018)
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Celebrity Animal Encounters TV Poster Image
age 9+
Animated retellings have broad appeal but some iffy stuff.
Network: Animal Planet
(2018)
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Far Cry 5 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Violent, mature shooter rages across Montana lands.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Winterhouse Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Perfectly set bookish mystery with some spooky stuff.
By Ben Guterson
(2018)
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Kingdom Come: Deliverance Game Poster Image
age 18+
Excellent yet violent, mature historical tale.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Saving Christmas Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Uninspired, amateurish holiday tale with bullying.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The War I Finally Won Book Poster Image
age 9+
Ada shows courage in riveting English wartime sequel.
By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
(2017)
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Ken Follett's The Pillars of the Earth Game Poster Image
age 18+
Mature point-and-click tale focused on choice, consequences.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception Game Poster Image
age 18+
Mature adventure visually striking with repetitive gameplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2017)
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The Horse Dancer Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Tired horse tale with silly plot, poor production.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Cavern of Secrets: Wing & Claw, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Well-paced animal-rescue sequel with admirable hero.
By Linda Sue Park
(2017)
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Dead Rising 4: Frank's Big Package Game Poster Image
age 18+
Deck the halls with parts of bodies in mature action game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Until Dawn: Rush of Blood Game Poster Image
age 18+
"On rails" VR horror shooter stuck by repetition, thin play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2016)
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The Passion Live Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Stirring modern-day musical retelling of Easter story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Dark Horse Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Stirring, inspiring docu about unlikely champion.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Death Weavers: Five Kingdoms, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Meandering plot but much heroism in intriguing purgatory.
By Brandon Mull
(2016)
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