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The Sinking City Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Creepy horror-focused story has bloody, disturbing imagery.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Cinderella Liberator Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fresh take on classic tale boosts being true, free self.
By Rebecca Solnit
(2019)
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Pan's Labyrinth: The Labyrinth of the Faun Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dark, magical adaptation matches the intensity of the movie.
By Guillermo del Toro, Cornelia Funke
(2019)
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Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? TV Poster Image
age 7+
Fun quiz show tests adults' knowledge of elementary topics.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2019)
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Endling #2: The First Book Poster Image
age 8+
Friends battle extinction in heart-filled, thrilling sequel.
By Katherine Applegate
(2019)
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The Raven's Tale Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping, dark exploration of famous writer's teen years.
By Cat Winters
(2019)
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44 Cats TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Bullyish baddies add edge to musical feline friends' tale.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2019)
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Who Will Write Our History Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Powerful Holocaust docu has disturbing images, stories.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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T.O.T.S. TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Determined bird friends succeed by challenging stereotypes.
Network: Disney Junior
(2019)
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Chernobyl TV Poster Image
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age 16+
Drama based on Russian disaster is brutal but relevant.
Network: HBO
(2019)
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The Lavender Scare Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful docu about LGBTQ persecution by U.S. government.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Bushwhacked! TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Australian adventure show highlights cultures, cool animals.
Network: Kids Central, Kidstream
(2012)
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Unearthed TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Science and archeology show informative but a little dry.
Network: SCIENCE
(2016)
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Mapplethorpe Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Graphic sexual imagery in biopic of famous photographer.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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First to the Moon Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Informative docu on Apollo 8 is too slow for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Two Tails Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Dull animated alien adventure has slapstick violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Historical Roasts TV Poster Image
age 16+
Language and rude jokes in bland roasts of historical VIPs.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Donut Dog: Feed your focus! App Poster Image
age 11+
Fun focus timer has four paws -- and a few flaws.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Free Trip to Egypt Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Docu about cross-cultural connection promotes empathy.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Where Hands Touch Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Brutal violence, death, history in agonizing Holocaust tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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