All Reviews

csm_movie
age 12+
 
Action-adventure is entertaining despite hard-to-buy plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 12+
 
Complex fantasy sequel more absorbing than first book.
By S. E. Grove
(2015)
age 12+
 
Poignant memoir-in-verse recalls Cuban-American's childhood.
By Margarita Engle
(2015)
age 12+
 
Engaging but frustrating old-school space shooter.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
age 12+
 
Disappointing adventure wastes talented cast, gets bloody.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
csm_app
age 12+
 
Poorly designed promotional game with frustrating controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
csm_game
KYN
age 12+
 
Tough, deep adventure game challenges skills, tactics.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 12+
 
Remake blurs line between nostalgic, outdated.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Action, crass/raunchy humor in alien-attack sci-fi comedy.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Strong (but long) sequel about book characters come to life.
By Jodi Picoult, Samantha Van Leer
(2015)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Quirky, funny 4X fantasy strategy game with some violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 12+
 
Recruit disposable adventurers in this hand drawn RPG.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 12+
 
Outrun Death in this cartoonishly violent kart racer.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Physics puzzler has great female hero but feels incomplete.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 12+
 
Historical strategy with new twist on medieval combat.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Dynamite heroine in romantic dystopian-future swashbuckler.
By Sharon Cameron
(2015)
age 12+
 
Thrilling true story of teenagers who stood up to the Nazis.
By Phillip M. Hoose
(2015)
csm_game
age 12+
 
Unconventional war game forces cultural reflection.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 12+
 
Lackluster version of classic Twain tale has some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 12+
 
Creative adventure full of puzzles and laughs.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)

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