App Reviews

The Devil All the Time Movie Poster Image
age 18+
Gripping drama has disturbing violence, sex, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
Continue reading
 
The Letter for the King TV Poster Image
age 11+
Underdog hero stands out in book-based fantasy series.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
Continue reading
 
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance TV Poster Image
age 11+
Prequel saga is tense, violent, and a visual masterpiece.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
Continue reading Watch review
Refugee Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 11+
Harrowing page-turner sheds light on child refugees.
By Alan Gratz
(2017)
Continue reading
LEGO Marvel's Avengers Game Poster Image
age 11+
Earth's Mightiest Heroes assemble for fun action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
Continue reading
Max Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
Max
age 11+
Brave military dog saves the day in intense adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Continue reading Watch review
Echo Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 11+
Tales of injustice masterfully blend with a dash of magic.
By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2015)
Continue reading
The Giver Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 11+
Pain makes life colorful in dystopian adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Continue reading Watch review
The Wind Rises Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 11+
Lovely, contemplative tale of famed aeronautical engineer.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Continue reading Watch review
Four: A Divergent Collection Book Poster Image
age 11+
Short stories about Four are fun if a bit underwhelming.
By Veronica Roth
(2014)
Continue reading
Penny Dreadful TV Poster Image
age 18+
Horror worlds collide in dark, violent adult drama.
Network: Showtime
(2014)
Continue reading
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sequel bolstered by brave elves, scary dragon, big spiders.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Continue reading Watch review
A Long Walk to Water Book Poster Image
age 11+
Touching take on Lost Boys of Sudan, based on true story.
By Linda Sue Park
(2010)
Continue reading
42 Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
42
age 11+
Inspiring Jackie Robinson biopic has great messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Continue reading Watch review
Jack the Giant Slayer Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fantasy violence eased by humor in tween-friendly adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Continue reading Watch review
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)
Continue reading Watch review
Just Dance 4 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 11+
Popular dancing game continues to entertain with new music.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
Continue reading
Game of Thrones TV Poster Image
age 18+
Artful fantasy series heavy on sexuality and violence.
Network: HBO
(2011)
Continue reading
Flipped Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 11+
Coming-of-age romance brings light touch to heavy themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
Continue reading Watch review
The Giver, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Riveting, expertly crafted novel shows utopia's flaws.
By Lois Lowry
(1993)
Continue reading

Pages