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Overcomer Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Well-made Christian drama succeeds despite stereotyping.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Free Solo Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Imperfect documentary has awe-inspiring conclusion.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Brawl Stars App Poster Image
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age 10+
Multiplayer fun marred by slow controls and a slower grind.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Uncle Drew Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Amusing street-ball comedy has a few racy jokes, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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NBA 2K19 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Basketball sim boosts content, but old issues still remain.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Buddy Thunderstruck TV Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, quirky stop-motion series stars truck-racing rodent.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Steep Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Exhilarating extreme sports game has dangerous stunts.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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FIFA 17 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Updated soccer game; improved features score dynamite goal.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Action sequel funnier than the first but still only OK.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Ghost: Track, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Poignant, smart look at track star running from his past.
By Jason Reynolds
(2016)
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Woodlawn Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Heartwarming fact-based drama about faith, race, football.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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McFarland, USA Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Poignant story about Latino runners a winner for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Reboot offers impressive action, distracting innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Super Smash Bros. Wii U Game Poster Image
age 11+
Cartoonishly violent brawler very deep and engaging.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
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Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Game Poster Image
age 11+
Terrific handheld transition for classic fighting game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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Forza Motorsport 5 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Kids steer exotic cars around tracks -- with open chat.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2013)
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42 Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring Jackie Robinson biopic has great messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Chasing Mavericks Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Trite but inspiring teen surf story has some sad moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Crooked Arrows Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring sports drama about Native Americans, lacrosse.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Spy School, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Clever, fast-paced mystery mixes spy thrills and teen drama.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2012)
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