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The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon TV Poster Image
age 15+
Fallon brings a younger vibe to classic talk-show format.
Network: NBC
(2014)
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The Newsroom TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Newsy drama targets adults; some drinking, mature themes.
Network: HBO
(2012)
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Boston's Finest TV Poster Image
age 15+
Unscripted, gritty series has great role models for teens.
Network: TNT
(2013)
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The Crash Reel Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Pro snowboarder's rise and fall is sobering and inspiring.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Batman: Arkham Origins Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fun and intense Caped Crusader romp lacks ingenuity.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Nelson Mandela deserves a great movie. This isn't it.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Rodeo Girls TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Female barrel racers compete, argue, curse.
Network: A&E
(2013)
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BoJack Horseman TV Poster Image
age 15+
Talking animals too crass for the kids it might attract.
Network: Netflix
(2014)
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The Book of Negroes Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Riveting slavery epic is artful, sobering, and inspiring.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Cowboys vs. Dinosaurs Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Deliberately cheesy B-movie with frequent blood and gore.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Mask You Live In Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Moving documentary examines what it means to be a man.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Agent X TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Hammy action series can't decide if it's serious or silly.
Network: TNT
(2015)
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Fresh Dressed Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Excellent docu on hip-hop fashion's rise has profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders TV Poster Image
age 15+
Globe-trotters use teamwork to bring Americans back home.
Network: CBS
(2016)
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The Ranch TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Throwback sitcom offers star power, drinking, mild gags.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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The Dwarvenaut Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Fantasy game docu has positive messages, drunken behavior.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Sons of Ben Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Fan-focused sports docu has some profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Rift: Starfall Prophecy Game Poster Image
age 15+
Combat-driven sci-fi expansion appeals to vets, newcomers.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Fascinating but unfocused docu on media, ethics, power.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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One Dark Throne: Three Dark Crowns, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Sexier, bloodier sequel full of unexpected twists.
By Kendare Blake
(2017)
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