All Reviews

csm_book
age 12+
 
Dynamite heroine in romantic dystopian-future swashbuckler.
By Sharon Cameron
(2015)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Challenging turn-based strategy game with skeleton warriors.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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_game
age 12+
 
Unconventional war game forces cultural reflection.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Action-adventure is entertaining despite hard-to-buy plot.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
age 12+
 
Unbiased "biography" of gun loved by bootleggers, gangsters.
By Karen Blumenthal
(2015)
csm_tv
age 12+
 
Slow docuseries uncovers new clues to human evolution.
Network: PBS
(2015)
csm_game
age 12+
 
Clunky strategy plods along without challenge, fun.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 12+
 
War drama has combat scenes, heavy-handed message.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
csm_game
age 12+
 
Outrun Death in this cartoonishly violent kart racer.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 12+
 
Some violent images in well-done business tycoon miniseries.
Network: History
(2012)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Beautiful, emotional, intense story of faith and friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Adoption drama has positive messages but intense scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Confrontations intensify in riveting civil rights memoir.
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin
(2015)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Moving, tragic tale of racism in Jim Crow South.
By Donna Jo Napoli
(2009)
age 12+
 
Girl trains as elite soldier in sword-slashing fantasy.
By Alex Lidell
(2013)
age 12+
 
Funny fantasy series finds its footing in second volume.
By Jasper Fforde
(2013)
age 12+
 
Series continues mix of grim violence, engrossing story.
By Brian Williams, Roderick Gordon
(2010)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Very edgy baseball comedy is funny, poignant.
On DVD/Streaming
(2002)

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