Movie Reviews

Alphas TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Some violence plus positive messages in sci-fi crime drama.
Network: Syfy
(2011)
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Wolverine TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Solid Marvel anime series with lots of gore, some drinking.
Network: G4
(2011)
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The Secret Circle TV Poster Image
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Witchy thriller has sexy edge that's best for mature teens.
Network: CW
(2011)
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Batman: Arkham City Game Poster Image
age 15+
While dark and violent, this superhero game is intriguing.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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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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The Women of Brewster Place Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Classic miniseries tackles weighty women's issues.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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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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Batman: Earth One Book Poster Image
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Gritty, hyper-violent graphic novel about Batman's origin.
By Geoff Johns
(2012)
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666 Park Avenue TV Poster Image
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Creepy drama has devilish themes and dark, violent visuals.
Network: ABC
(2012)
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The Ballad of Lucy Whipple Movie Poster Image
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Gold-rush-era heroine deals with issues like abuse, suicide.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Jack Reacher Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Serviceable but forgettable Cruise thriller is very violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition Game Poster Image
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Combative Dark Knight game has some blood and death.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
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Injustice: Gods Among Us Game Poster Image
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DC Comics characters pummel each other -- with some blood.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Under the Dome TV Poster Image
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Sci-fi drama explores the dark side of humans in captivity.
Network: CBS
(2013)
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The Twelve-Fingered Boy Book Poster Image
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Exciting, creepy horror adventure tweaks superheroics.
By John Hornor Jacobs
(2013)
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Love in the Time of Global Warming Book Poster Image
age 15+
Compelling apocalyptic survival story with four LGBTQ teens.
By Francesca Lia Block
(2013)
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Batman: Arkham Origins Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fun and intense Caped Crusader romp lacks ingenuity.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Clancy-based political thriller has moderate violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Labor Day Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Uneven melodrama with confusing messages about love.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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I, Frankenstein Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Lifeless update of classic with lots of fantasy violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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