Game Reviews

Slay the Dragon Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Gerrymandering documentary is vital viewing for voters.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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Four Kids and It Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Magical family adventure has positive messages, mild peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Wayside School Beneath the Cloud of Doom: Wayside School, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Sweet absurdity abounds with normal kids in a wacky school.
By Louis Sachar
(2020)
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Xavier Riddle and the Secret Movie: I Am Madam President TV Poster Image
age 8+
Notable women's character strengths stand out in TV movie.
Network: PBS Kids
(2020)
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The Phantom Twin Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Twin teens face sideshow life in haunting graphic novel.
By Lisa Brown
(2020)
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Wicked As You Wish: A Hundred Names for Magic, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Chaotic save-the-kingdom mashup tale with rampaging ogres.
By Rin Chupeco
(2020)
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Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Carrey lights up video game movie; peril, some drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Missile Command: Recharged App Poster Image
age 8+
Defend the skies in modern remake of the arcade classic.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Good Job! Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Office-themed puzzler rewards creative and logical thinking.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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Things Seen from Above Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kids discover a quirky loner's talent in lovely, kind story.
By Shelley Pearsall
(2020)
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Bloodshot Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Good sci-fi idea thwarted by dull, violent filmmaking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Dolittle Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Not the king of the jungle, but still cute; some peril/guns.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Midnight Lie Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Same-sex love story drives compelling Winner's spin-off.
By Marie Rutkoski
(2020)
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Justin Bieber: Seasons TV Poster Image
age 14+
A more mature Bieber talks music, recovery, marriage.
Network: YouTube
(2020)
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Love Your Body Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Uplifting book for tweens celebrates all kinds of bodies.
By Jessica Sanders
(2020)
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The King of Crows: The Diviners, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Epic finale to enthralling '20s-set paranormal series.
By Libba Bray
(2020)
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Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker TV Poster Image
age 14+
Solid drama highlights the life of legendary entrepreneur.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Black Christmas Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Haywire holiday horror remake takes a feminist position.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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MLB The Show 20 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Swing for the fences with realistic, engaging baseball sim.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2020)
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100 Humans TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Silly social experiments, snarky hosts in OK reality series.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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