All Reviews

csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Quirky, funny 4X fantasy strategy game with some violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Clever, funny, cool Marvel movie has lots of sci-fi action.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
age 12+
 
Recruit disposable adventurers in this hand drawn RPG.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 12+
 
Great cast, but sequel doesn't match original's charm.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Strong, smart heroine in absorbing, gently paced mystery.
By Valynne E. Maetani
(2015)
age 12+
 
Clichéd British dramedy deals with divorce, loss.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
csm_website
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Site offers more fluff than feminism.
URL: http://www.mygames4girls.com/
(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)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Helen Mirren is best part of fact-based historical drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_tv
age 12+
 
Transgender teen's reality show is positive, poignant.
Network: TLC
(2015)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Strategic naval war game promotes teamwork, competition.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 12+
 
Historical strategy with new twist on medieval combat.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_tv
age 12+
 
Slow docuseries uncovers new clues to human evolution.
Network: PBS
(2015)
age 12+
 
War drama has combat scenes, heavy-handed message.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
age 12+
 
Unbiased "biography" of gun loved by bootleggers, gangsters.
By Karen Blumenthal
(2015)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Friendship tale, graphics blend well in absorbing mystery.
By Cherie Priest
(2015)
age 12+
 
Positive, inspirational doc about helping underserved boys.
Network: Discovery Channel, OWN
(2015)
csm_tv
age 12+
 
Complex, moral leading man sells British period drama.
Network: PBS
(2015)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Dynamite heroine in romantic dystopian-future swashbuckler.
By Sharon Cameron
(2015)

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