TV Reviews

All This Time Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Message of teen love and grief gets lost in contrived plot.
By Mikki Daughtry, Rachael Lippincott
(2020)
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How It All Blew Up Book Poster Image
age 14+
Funny tale of Muslim teen's coming-of-age and coming-out.
By Arvin Ahmadi
(2020)
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All Together Now! Book Poster Image
age 12+
Moving story of quirky optimist finding hope after tragedy.
By Matthew Quick
(2020)
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Julie and the Phantoms TV Poster Image
age 8+
Heartwarming series wins with music, emotional honesty.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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The Grizzlies Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Powerful Canadian sports drama promotes understanding.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Babysitter: Killer Queen Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Blood, gore, crass humor in horrible horror movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Unpregnant Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
BFF road movie tackles abortion; language, sex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Bad Education Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Excellent performances make tepid subject exciting.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Field Guide to the North American Teenager Book Poster Image
age 13+
Funny story of immigrant teen facing culture shock in U.S.
By Ben Philippe
(2020)
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Switched Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Positive messages, clichéd story in faith-based teen movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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We Are Totally Normal Book Poster Image
age 15+
Compelling but uneven tale of teen exploring his sexuality.
By Rahul Kanakia
(2020)
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Barbie Princess Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Royal musical has positive messages, mild peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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All Together Now Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Book-based teen drama uplifts despite sad scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Yes, God, Yes Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Amusing (if dated) teen comedy with sex talk, acts, chats.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Darius the Great Deserves Better Book Poster Image
age 13+
Captivating tale of teen's first love, friendships, growth.
By Adib Khorram
(2020)
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Chemical Hearts Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Grief, trauma, sex, and heartbreak in book-based teen drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Geese Are Never Swans Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gritty take on teen swimmer fueled by grief and anger.
By Kobe Bryant, Eva Clark
(2020)
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Teenage Bounty Hunters TV Poster Image
age 15+
Fresh, funny, female-centered comedy has violence, sex.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Boys State Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Teens make like political pros in insightful documentary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Midnight Sun Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Same Twilight story, but from Edward's brooding perspective.
By Stephenie Meyer
(2020)
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