Game Reviews

Bad Best Friend Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Eighth-grader withstands friend rejection in funny story.
By Rachel Vail
(2020)
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Things You Can't Say Book Poster Image
age 11+
Compelling story of tween grappling with his dad's suicide.
By Jenn Bishop
(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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Sweet Sunshine Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Sensational music, amateur script in faith-lite romance.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 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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A Million Little Pieces Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Adults-only rehab drama shocks but falls short on story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Hot Gimmick: Girl Meets Boy Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Disturbing bullying in bizarre Japanese melodrama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Liyana Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring, unique film tells two stories of perseverance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Who Put This Song On? Book Poster Image
age 17+
Eccentric teen girl fights depression in moving story.
By Morgan Parker
(2019)
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Sunnyside TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Ambitious immigration comedy has charm, diverse cast.
Network: NBC
(2019)
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Years and Years TV Poster Image
age 17+
British family drama speculates bleakly on the future.
Network: HBO
(2019)
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A Place to Belong Book Poster Image
age 11+
Emotional post-WWII story promotes compassion, perseverance.
By Cynthia Kadohata
(2019)
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The Time Paradox: Artemis Fowl, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Artemis faces younger self in madcap, befuddling adventure.
By Eoin Colfer
(2008)
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It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood Book Poster Image
age 11+
Comic's engaging memoir of growing up under Apartheid.
By Trevor Noah
(2019)
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Nobody's Fool Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Perry's Tiffany Haddish romcom is lewd, crude, pro-pot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Sisters Brothers Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Heavy violence, camaraderie in revisionist Western.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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May the Devil Take You Movie Poster Image
age 17+
So-so Indonesian horror movie is gory and violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Grenade Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Tense, gripping WWII drama has powerful cost-of-war message.
By Alan Gratz
(2018)
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Private Life Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Mature dramedy about infertility has lots of sex, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Three Identical Strangers Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Incredible family story raises big questions in complex doc.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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