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Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD Game Poster Image
age 13+
Entertaining Western-themed action against strange outlaws.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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The Addams Family Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
So-so adaptation isn't spooky, kooky enough; a few scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Zombieland: Double Tap Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Cheerfully vulgar, gory sequel lives up to the original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Conference of the Birds:  Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fifth in creepy series delivers chills and suspense.
By Ransom Riggs
(2020)
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Notorious Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Wacky tale of middle school, gang legend, and murdered dog.
By Gordon Korman
(2020)
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Shadowshaper Legacy: The Shadowshaper Cypher, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Great urban cast drives magical fantasy finale.
By Daniel Jose Older
(2020)
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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.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Healing Powers of Dude TV Poster Image
age 7+
Uneven comedy about anxiety encourages empathy, diversity.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls Game Poster Image
age 13+
Adventure remake is repetitive, shows its age.
Platforms: Windows
(2020)
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Underwater Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Kristen Stewart sci-fi survival thriller has scares, swears.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Chosen: Slayer, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Demon-slaying sequel has more wit and angst.
By Kiersten White
(2020)
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Dracula (2020) TV Poster Image
age 14+
Well-done take on vampire classic is compelling, gory.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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The Grudge (2020) Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Pointless horror reboot has lots of blood, jump scares.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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A New Beginning: Ranger's Apprentice: The Royal Ranger, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Promising spin-off series start with the first girl Ranger!
By John Flanagan
(2013)
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The Gallows Act II Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Lots of cheap jump scares in violent horror sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Cats Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Big-screen musical adaptation is both strange and magical.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Togo Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
True Alaska tale mixes action and drama; some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Pick of the Litter TV Poster Image
age 7+
Guide dogs learn their trade in lovely docuseries.
Network: Disney+
(2019)
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The Guinevere Deception: Camelot Rising, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Arthur's fair maiden freshly reimagined as powerful witch.
By Kiersten White
(2019)
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Clifford the Big Red Dog TV Poster Image
age 3+
Favorite canine returns in exceptional series reboot.
Network: PBS Kids, Amazon Prime Video
(2019)
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