Movie Reviews

Once Upon a Time TV Poster Image
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Fresh take on fairy tales is moody fun for families.
Network: ABC
(2011)
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The B-52's Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Campy debut from retro-mod punk pioneers.
By B-52's
(1979)
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Cinder: The Lunar Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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Cinderella as a futuristic cyborg. Pretty cool.
By Marissa Meyer
(2012)
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Men in Black III Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Third alien adventure is fun, less memorable than the first.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Men in Black 3 App Poster Image
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age 12+
Running agency fun at first, but it's easy to lose interest.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
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Planet of the Apes (1968) Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Original Apes mixes smart sci-fi and fighting, sexy stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1968)
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Endless Space Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Tough, fresh strategy game is like Civilization in space.
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
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Gazillionaire! Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Econ becomes interesting when running interstellar company.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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Life of Pi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Beautiful, emotional, intense story of faith and friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Book Poster Image
age 12+
Twain's classic is full of humor and suspense.
By Mark Twain
(1876)
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Stellarium Mobile Sky Map App Poster Image
age 12+
Mobile planetarium brings night sky up close, beautifully.
Devices: Android
(2013)
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Mobile Observatory App Poster Image
age 12+
Impressive tool for stargazing, learning about astronomy.
Devices: Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
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SkySafari App Poster Image
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age 12+
Beautiful astronomy resource is rich with information.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
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Star Trek Into Darkness Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Action-packed Star Trek sequel has good story, characters.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Quandary Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Decision-making sim shows that choices have shades of gray.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
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The Obsidian Blade: The Klaatu Diskos, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Inventive time-travel tale mixes history, religion, sci-fi.
By Pete Hautman
(2012)
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Ender's Game Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Thought-provoking sci-fi adventure with military violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Austenland Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Frothy, teen-friendly romcom skims surface but is still fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Standing Up Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Insightful, frank look at how two kids survive bullying.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Once Upon a Time in Wonderland TV Poster Image
age 12+
TV spin-off takes dark fantasy drama to another dimension.
Network: ABC
(2013)
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