All Reviews

Call of Duty 3 Game Poster Image
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age 17+
Bloody but powerful first-person WWII shooter.
Platforms: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox, Xbox 360
(2006)
The College Dropout Music Poster Image
age 17+
Packs edgy emotional wallop; best for older teens.
By Kanye West
(2004)
Encore Music Poster Image
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age 17+
Angry potty mouth, but with genius; not for kids.
By Eminem
(2004)
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Game Poster Image
age 17+
A must-play RPG for mature fantasy fanatics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2006)
We Were Soldiers Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
One of the most violent movies ever released.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
Frontlines: Fuel of War Game Poster Image
age 17+
Futuristic military shooter is bloody for teens.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2008)
Gangs of New York Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 17+
Brilliant but devastating. High schoolers and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
The Royal Tenenbaums Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Quirky extended-family story with dry adult humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
The Departed Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Violent, well-done thriller. Not for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
National Lampoon's Animal House Movie Poster Image
age 17+
John Belushi's raucous toga party isn't for young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1978)
The Lovely Bones Book Poster Image
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age 17+
Violent, disturbing read meant for discussion with teens.
By Alice Sebold
(2002)
Beautiful Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 17+
Good-girl-goes-bad tale packed with adult content.
By Amy Reed
(2009)
"Crack a Bottle" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 17+
Violent, misogynistic, and alcohol-soaked rap.
By 50 Cent, Dr. Dre, Eminem
(2009)
Netflix App Poster Image
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age 17+
Lots of great kids' media on the go; parent controls weak.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus App Poster Image
age 17+
Modern Warfare 2 clone with military violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
Kik Messenger App Poster Image
csm_app
age 17+
LEARNING
Teens using social networking app will need safety guidance.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
District 9 Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Sci-fi stunner is smart but gory; way too violent for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
Taxi Driver Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Portrait of a very disturbed man; NOT for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1976)
Sons of Anarchy TV Poster Image
age 17+
Violent biker drama has blood, sex -- and a twisted heart.
Network: FX
(2008)
Sicario Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 17+
Violent drug-lord battle is masterful but pessimistic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)

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