Movie Reviews

The Kingdom of Back Book Poster Image
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Mozart's sister steps up in witty historical fantasy.
By Marie Lu
(2020)
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Almost American Girl Book Poster Image
age 12+
Tender graphic memoir of Korean teen's immigrant experience.
By Robin Ha
(2020)
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Anthem Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Ambitious story of teens' eye-opening road trip in 1969.
By Deborah Wiles
(2019)
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Fitness Boxing Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Rhythmic fitness game packs a strong punch.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Persona 3: Dancing in Moonlight Game Poster Image
age 12+
Music game sees teens supporting and encouraging each other.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, PlayStation Vita
(2018)
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Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight Game Poster Image
age 12+
Rhythm game explores its teen characters' insecurities.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, PlayStation Vita
(2018)
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The Sims 4: Get Famous Game Poster Image
age 12+
Substantial add-on boosts focus on fame and consumerism.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2018)
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CinemAbility:  The Art of Inclusion Movie Poster Image
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Earnest Hollywood docu argues for disability inclusion.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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From Twinkle, with Love Book Poster Image
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Sparkling romantic comedy has lots to say about friendship.
By Sandhya Menon
(2018)
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Puppet Fever Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Puppet-themed party game delivers family friendly VR fun.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift
(2018)
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Vandals App Poster Image
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Express artistic side in stealthy street art strategy game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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The Prince and the Dressmaker Book Poster Image
age 12+
Charming, cross-dressing prince breaks the fairy tale mold.
By Jen Wang
(2018)
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Dance Academy: The Comeback Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Captivating, graceful story of young dancers on the verge.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Google Arts & Culture App Poster Image
age 12+
Fun selfie feature and treasure trove of information.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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The Lion's Song App Poster Image
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age 12+
Poetic, emotional tale tackles serious topics in WWI.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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Dirty Dancing (2017) Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Remake can't recapture original magic but still entertains.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers Book Poster Image
age 12+
Riveting story of art, mental illness, brotherly devotion.
By Deborah Heiligman
(2017)
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Midsummer in Newtown Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Humble, heartfelt documentary about healing after tragedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Bone Witch Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Tale of dead-raising witch more coming-of-age than morbid.
By Rin Chupeco
(2017)
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Dan and Phil Go Outside Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fans will love YouTubers' book about a show about a book.
By Dan Howell, Phil Lester
(2016)
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