Movie Reviews

Google+ Website Poster Image
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Social network adds a few good privacy tweaks for teens.
URL: http://plus.google.com
(2012)
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Eerie gothic fantasy a satisfying creep fest for teens.
By Ransom Riggs
(2011)
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War Horse Movie Poster Image
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Spielberg's sweeping horse drama is beautiful but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Food for Thought with Claire Thomas TV Poster Image
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Hip host makes food know-how delectable for teens.
Network: ABC
(2011)
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Grimm TV Poster Image
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Fairy tale-inspired show has more blood than happy endings.
Network: NBC
(2011)
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GoldenEye 007: Reloaded Game Poster Image
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Non-gory first-person shooter remake feels like a new game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood TV Poster Image
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Powerful anime explores mature themes with some gore.
Network: Adult Swim
(2010)
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The Selection, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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Entertaining futuristic take on reality TV dating shows.
By Kiera Cass
(2012)
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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Movie Poster Image
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Fabulously acted retiree drama will appeal more to parents.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Insurgent: Divergent, Book 2 Book Poster Image
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Excellent dystopian sequel is terrifically twisty, intense.
By Veronica Roth
(2012)
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Trouble with the Curve Movie Poster Image
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Teen-friendly baseball drama raises father-daughter issues.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Lincoln Movie Poster Image
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Outstanding drama about revered leader's political genius.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Beautiful Creatures Movie Poster Image
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Lush book adaptation mixes romance, fantasy, some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The 5th Wave, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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Super intense apocalyptic alien-invasion nail-biter.
By Rick Yancey
(2013)
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The Way, Way Back Movie Poster Image
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Refreshing coming-of-age tale a joy for teens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Lee Daniels' The Butler Movie Poster Image
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Well-acted civil rights tale is moving but too formulaic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Saving Mr. Banks Movie Poster Image
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Sweet peek behind Poppins story, with very dark moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Warframe Game Poster Image
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Combat-heavy sci-fi war game rewards players for killing
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2013)
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier Movie Poster Image
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Heavy fantasy violence, but no sex in superhero sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Cress: The Lunar Chronicles, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Series stays exciting with hacker heroine, daring rescues.
By Marissa Meyer
(2014)
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