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Movie Reviews

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Game Poster Image
age 13+
Good movie makes a dull console game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
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Rumble Fish Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Realistic portrait of teen stuck in a world of violence.
By S. E. Hinton
(1975)
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Big Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Wonderful story with some very mature material.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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Okami HD Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Stunning adventure feels like an art painting come to life.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Game Poster Image
age 13+
Epic quest takes back seat to violent hunt.
Platforms: Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2003)
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Stardust Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Book has more sex, less violence than the movie.
By Neil Gaiman
(1999)
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Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle Earth 2 Game Poster Image
age 13+
Good storytelling, average gameplay for teens-up.
Platforms: Windows
(2006)
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New Moon: The Twilight Saga, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Second book in vampire series drips with action and romance.
By Stephenie Meyer
(2006)
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Twilight: The Twilight Saga, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Overlong but engrossing popular vampire romance.
By Stephenie Meyer
(2005)
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The Amber Spyglass: His Dark Materials, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Intense fantasy series finale with controversial theme.
By Philip Pullman
(2000)
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Roseanne TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Fun, snarky blue-collar sitcom withstands the test of time.
Network: ABC, Syndicated
(1988)
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Eclipse: The Twilight Saga, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Love is a bit obsessive in suspenseful 3rd vampire book.
By Stephenie Meyer
(2007)
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A River Runs Through It Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Beautifully filmed movie about family has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1992)
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Wicked Lovely Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Modern fairy tale fascinates; some iffy content.
By Melissa Marr
(2007)
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Harry Potter - Warner Bros. Website Poster Image
age 13+
Some scary clips on studio's fan-focused film promo site.
URL: http://www.harrypotter.warnerbros.com
(2007)
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV Poster Image
age 13+
Cult vampire series has witty bite and strong role model.
Network: FX
(1997)
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A Great and Terrible Beauty Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging start to bestselling Gemma Doyle trilogy.
By Libba Bray
(2003)
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Shiver Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Does for werewolves what Twilight did for vampires.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2009)
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Witch and Wizard Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Clever premise, but charmless, dark, and too violent.
By James Patterson
(2009)
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Beautiful Creatures: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Dreamy, lyrical supernatural Southern romance.
By Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl
(2010)
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