Movie Reviews

Four Kids and It Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Magical family adventure has positive messages, mild peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Game of Thrones: Beyond the Wall App Poster Image
age 13+
Tactical tale based on show has violence, in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2020)
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The Call of the Wild Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Thrilling, sometimes intense adventure teaches resilience.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Goodnight Moon123/Buenas noches, Luna 123: A Counting Book/Un libro para contar Book Poster Image
age 3+
Bedtime classic turned into fun bilingual counting book.
By Margaret Wise Brown
(2020)
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Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You Book Poster Image
age 12+
Conversational history traces U.S. ideas about race.
By Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi
(2020)
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The Song of Names Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Touching but slow mystery/drama about impact of Holocaust.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Dolittle Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Not the king of the jungle, but still cute; some peril/guns.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Letter for the King TV Poster Image
age 11+
Underdog hero stands out in book-based fantasy series.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Emma. Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Delightful Austen adaptation has a couple of cheeky scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Invisible Man Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Clever, tense sci-fi horror remake has blood, gore.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Game Poster Image
age 7+
The island life is idyllic in this latest adventure sim.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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Snoopy Puzzle Journey App Poster Image
age 6+
Matching game gives plenty of help and few tough puzzles.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2020)
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The Postcard Killings Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Grisly violence, language in book-based crime thriller.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Stargirl Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Gentle book-based school drama has positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Waiting for Anya Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Kid-focused Nazi resistance drama has violence, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh Book Poster Image
age 12+
Riveting bio reveals the dark side of an American hero.
By Candace Fleming
(2020)
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The Kingdom of Back Book Poster Image
age 12+
Mozart's sister steps up in witty historical fantasy.
By Marie Lu
(2020)
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The Burnt Orange Heresy Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Pill-popping art drama explores truth; smoking, cursing.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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Beginners Welcome Book Poster Image
age 9+
Well-intentioned story of sixth-grader grieving dad's death.
By Cindy Baldwin
(2020)
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Wendy Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Updated Peter Pan story has striking visuals, uneven plot.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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