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"Berzerk" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Slim Shady roars back with rhymes, disses, and profanity.
By Eminem
(2013)
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Gone Home Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Terrific narrative game tackles tough teen identity issues.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Papers, Please Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Mature immigration game forces tough ethical choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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42 Movie Poster Image
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42
age 11+
Inspiring Jackie Robinson biopic has great messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Beware the Batman TV Poster Image
age 11+
Dark, violent CGI series is best for mature tweens.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2013)
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Quizlet Website Poster Image
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age 11+
Millions of user-created flash card sets; some can be iffy.
URL: https://www.quizlet.com
(2013)
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The Program, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dystopian romance links teen suicide and memory.
By Suzanne Young
(2013)
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Injustice: Gods Among Us Game Poster Image
age 15+
DC Comics characters pummel each other -- with some blood.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Terraria Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Finicky but fun Minecraft-style game set in a 2D world.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Tolkien tale isn't as great as LOTR, but better for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Vikings TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Violent, mature drama has amiable, legendary hero.
Network: History
(2013)
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Book-based drama for mature teens tackles tough subjects.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Taken 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Less violent, more sympathetic sequel delivers the thrills.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Possession Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Demonically scary movie has low gore, strong characters.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Continuum TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Time travel sci-fi with bloodless violence, tough heroine.
Network: Syfy
(2013)
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"Thrift Shop (feat. Wanz)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Rapper shops at Goodwill; hilarity and profanity ensue.
By Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
(2012)
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Total Recall (2012) Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Remake is better looking, less violent, less thoughtful.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Dark Knight Rises Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Bale's final Batman is as gritty and dark as the first two.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Crooked Arrows Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring sports drama about Native Americans, lacrosse.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Chicago Fire TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Fire drama's blazes mix with solid story, mature content.
Network: NBC
(2012)
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