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Costume Quest: Heroes on Holiday TV Poster Image
age 8+
Charming holiday-themed special promotes teamwork, kindness.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2019)
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My Adventures with Santa Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Some potty humor, bullying in lame Christmas movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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inbento App Poster Image
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age 8+
Charming puzzler packs in challenges at a steady pace.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Stranded Sails: Explorers of the Cursed Islands Game Poster Image
age 8+
Farm, cook, and explore in repetitive castaway adventure.
Platforms: Apple Arcade, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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BurgerTime Party! Game Poster Image
age 8+
Updated arcade classic is a well-done recipe for fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Family Food Fight TV Poster Image
age 12+
Salty language, team tensions in so-so cooking competition.
Network: ABC
(2019)
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Funky Restaurant App Poster Image
age 8+
Simplistic, redundant arcade game tosses food, fun away.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Disney's take on Christmas classic is colorful but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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A Christmas in Royal Fashion Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Festive romance isn't original but promotes kindness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Elliot: The Littlest Reindeer Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Animated reindeer tale has nice messages but nasty bite.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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I'll Be Next Door for Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Zany family comedy has a little swearing, sexual innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Holly Star Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Some drinking, cursing in so-so holiday romcom.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Goosebumps 2: Slappy's Haunted Christmas App Poster Image
age 8+
Poorly made movie tie-in offers little entertainment value.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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A Wedding for Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Predictable holiday romance about being true to yourself.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Princess Switch Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Royals fall for commoners in feel-good Christmas romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Overcooked! 2 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Culinary chaos makes for a buffet of food-themed fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Chef's Table TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Documentary series on chefs and food is thoughtful, diverse.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
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The Man Who Invented Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Heartfelt take on idea for Charles Dickens holiday classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Love Sugar Magic: A Dash of Trouble, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Magically sweet story set in Mexican American family bakery.
By Anna Meriano
(2018)
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Faith Filled Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Christian Christmas tale has some heavy themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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