Movie Reviews

We Bare Bears: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Some slapstick violence, peril in cute animated adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Mr. Driller DrillLand Game Poster Image
age 8+
Cartoony puzzler digs a fun, challenging niche for itself.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2020)
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Moving Out Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun co-op sim is appropriate for all ages, skill levels.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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biped Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Co-op puzzler is violence-free and promotes teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2020)
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Spyder Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Retro spy adventure skips violence for puzzles.
Platforms: Apple Arcade
(2020)
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Lego Legacy: Heroes Unboxed App Poster Image
age 8+
Strategic adventure grind wrapped in Lego slapstick fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Sega Ages Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Definitive version of the Sonic classic races to Switch.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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Sega Ages Puyo Puyo 2 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Classic puzzler has a new home but shows its age.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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Code the Robot. Save the Cat App Poster Image
age 8+
Create and play with cute, cat-friendly coding puzzler.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2020)
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The Treacherous Seas:  A Perilous Journey of Danger & Mayhem, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tween heroes fight discrimination, monsters in fun sequel.
By Christopher Healy
(2019)
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Spies in Disguise: Agents on the Run App Poster Image
age 8+
Super spy endless runner never quite finds its footing.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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The Good Thieves Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Kids fight gangsters in thrilling, heart-filled 1920s tale.
By Katherine Rundell
(2019)
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Harvest Moon: Mad Dash Game Poster Image
age 8+
Solo/co-op puzzler emphasizes speed over strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2019)
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Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus TV Poster Image
age 8+
Alien, tween rivals match wits again over Earth's fate.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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The Biggest Little Farm Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Poignant, thought-provoking docu about sustainable living.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Cinderella Liberator Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fresh take on classic tale boosts being true, free self.
By Rebecca Solnit
(2019)
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Transformers Bumblebee Overdrive App Poster Image
age 8+
Fun arcade endless runner game for all Transformers fans.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Elliot: The Littlest Reindeer Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Animated reindeer tale has nice messages but nasty bite.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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A Dastardly Plot: A Perilous Journey of Danger & Mayhem, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Zany retro adventure tackles discrimination, evil schemes.
By Christopher Healy
(2018)
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Saving Winslow Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Gentle, moving story about loving bravely despite risk.
By Sharon Creech
(2018)
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