All Reviews

csm_movie
age 12+
 
Heartfelt look at mother-son bonding through love of music.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 12+
 
Bland biopic with a few mature references.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Inspiring, tween-friendly docu on music's impact on memory.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Sweet, sentimental biopic of British talent show winner.
In Theaters Now
(2014)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Fun rhythm game with great music and a bit of mild violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Uplifting docu promotes religious tolerance via dance.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Sweet tale of love and friendship on the road to stardom.
By Emery Lord
(2014)
csm_tv
age 12+
 
Southern rock meets rap in family-friendly reality show.
Network: A&E
(2014)
age 12+
 
Gleeful, up-tempo track pokes fun at newfound independence.
By Paramore
(2014)
age 12+
 
Album documentary is best for longtime fans of The Boss.
Network: HBO
(2014)
age 12+
 
Solid historical fiction, great for classical music lovers.
By Nicholas Christopher
(2014)
age 12+
 
Aspiring-country-singer reality show with some iffy moms.
Network: Lifetime Television
(2013)
csm_website
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Music site has impressive detail, weak interactive elements.
URL: http://www.soundjunction.org/
(2013)
csm_music
age 12+
 
Bareilles provides inspiration in clean, thoughtful album.
By Sara Bareilles
(2013)
age 12+
 
Rich teen piano prodigy manages pressure, older crushes.
By Sara Zarr
(2013)
age 12+
 
'80s music icon uses reality to voice strong opinions.
Network: WE
(2013)
age 12+
 
Celeb life stories are sometimes inspiring; expect curses.
Network: MTV
(2012)
csm_tv
age 12+
 
Preacher musical comedy has sex talk, positive messages.
Network: TV Land
(2012)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Uplifting but cliched film has great songs, bland story.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
age 12+
 
Preachy musical has few surprises, not enough songs.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)

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