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Bright We Burn: And I Darken, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Mature, bloody trilogy meets an absorbing, satisfying end.
By Kiersten White
(2018)
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Journey's End Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Touching WWI drama focuses on humanity over battles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Rachel Divide Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Docu about controversial "trans-racial" woman; cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Take Your Pills Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Thought-provoking docu about rising amphetamine use.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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LBJ Movie Poster Image
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LBJ
age 15+
Sympathetic but lightweight drama has strong language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Nantucket Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Slow-paced strategy requires patience, luck for success.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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Mudbound Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Masterful drama set in 1940s South has brutality, racism.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Deeply affecting doc about great writer has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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For Ahkeem Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Excellent docu on teen's struggles in inner-city St. Louis.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Forbidden Games: The Justin Fashanu Story Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Shocking, tragic docu on first openly gay soccer player.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Broken Angels Club Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Graphic scenes of self-harm in dark coming-of-age tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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The Ottoman Lieutenant Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Old-fashioned wartime romance gets very violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Now I Rise: And I Darken, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Bloodier, sexier, and more absorbing than the first.
By Kiersten White
(2017)
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Their Finest Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Sparkling WWII drama offers different take on toll of war.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Valkyria Revolution Game Poster Image
age 15+
Mature action tosses strategy for repetitive gameplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2017)
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Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Fascinating but unfocused docu on media, ethics, power.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Jackie Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Intense, complex film about assassination and aftermath.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Crown TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Exquisite bio-series is complex and compelling.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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Sunset Song Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Serious period drama is picturesque but slow-moving.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Underground Railroad Book Poster Image
age 15+
Riveting, thought-provoking, brutal runaway slave story.
By Colson Whitehead
(2016)
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