All Reviews

csm_movie
age 12+
 
Boxing docu glorifies Pacquiao but skims the surface.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 12+
 
Graphic adaptation of popular sci-fi novel seems oddly flat.
By Marie Lu, Leigh Dragoon
(2015)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Lunar military adventure has strong teen girl at center.
By Karen Bao
(2015)
age 12+
 
Football biopic has positive messages but doesn't score.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
csm_tv
age 12+
 
KISS-themed football reality has strong vocab.
Network: AMC
(2014)
csm_tv
age 12+
 
Fun fantasy/reality competition with a few scares.
Network: ABC
(2014)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Exciting take on a forgotten Asian-American superhero.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2014)
age 12+
 
Surfer girl fears first-love wipeout in sweet romance.
By Michelle Dalton
(2014)
csm_tv
age 12+
 
Wrestler tries dangerous stunts for adrenaline rush.
Network: Animal Planet
(2014)
age 12+
 
Strong positive messages in otherwise rote athlete biopic.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Enjoyable drag racing movie has smoking, mild profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Adventurous fantasy weaves Korean mythology, martial arts.
By Christina L. Farley
(2014)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Exciting graphic-novel set is powerful historical fiction.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2013)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Impressive "big wave" surf documentary is mainly for fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Swedish summer camp thriller gets lost in translation.
By Ake Edwardson
(2013)
age 12+
 
Survivalist challenge reveals teamwork ... and nude bottoms.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2013)
age 12+
 
Thoughtful dystopian tale questions winning at all costs.
By Joelle Charbonneau
(2013)
csm_tv
age 12+
 
Reality competition has confusing messages about heroism.
Network: TNT
(2013)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Heavy-handed Christian drama tries to recruit new believers.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Gripping, heartfelt coming-of-age tale sure to hook teens.
By Matthew Quick
(2012)

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