Book Reviews

Motherless Brooklyn Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Underrepresented hero shines in violent, profane PI drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Lion King Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Visually stunning remake is darker, more violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Heidi, Bienvenida a casa TV Poster Image
age 8+
Argentine adaptation of Heidi is musical fun for tweens.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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A Star Is Born Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Cooper, Lady Gaga shine in tragic story of love, addiction.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Among Wolves Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Docu follows Bosnian vets' efforts to heal village; cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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And Breathe Normally Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Exceptional, affecting Icelandic drama with mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Support the Girls Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Workplace dramedy has strong females, cursing, drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Christopher Robin Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet but slow tale about the power of family, imagination.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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City of Joy Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Grim yet inspiring docu of rape survivors in war-torn Africa
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Recovery Boys Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Intense, honest, and inspiring docu about opioid addiction.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Last Men in Aleppo Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Gripping docu shows real-life footage of ongoing Syrian war.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Beauty and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fantastic but scarier remake of the "tale as old as time."
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Hillsong: Let Hope Rise Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Moving concert docu is ideal for Christian teens, families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Fundamentals of Caring Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Unforgettable, poignant dark comedy has lots of cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Wakfu TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Excellent game-inspired anime has likable hero at heart.
Network: Netflix
(2014)
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Clarissa Explains It All TV Poster Image
age 8+
Fun '90s show deals thoughtfully with coming-of-age issues.
Network: Nickelodeon
(1991)
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The Secret Garden Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Great book, great adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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The Secret Garden (1987) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Friendship and teamwork shine in classic book adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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