Find the best for your family

See what's streaming, limit strong violence or language, and find picks your kids will love with Common Sense Media Plus.

Join now

Game Reviews

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Intense, over-full sequel has lots of wizarding violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
Continue reading Watch review
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Game Poster Image
age 12+
Cartoonish brawler is largest one yet, and incredibly fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
Continue reading Watch review
 
Black Panther Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 12+
Masterful Marvel film has depth, diversity -- and violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
Continue reading Watch review
Renegades, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Slow start, but much intrigue in supervillain/hero tale.
By Marissa Meyer
(2017)
Continue reading
A Monster Calls Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 12+
Heartrending adaptation explores the enormity of grief.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Continue reading Watch review
 
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Delightful but dark Potter prequel is more grown-up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Continue reading Watch review
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Creepy but exciting Burton fantasy based on best-seller.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Continue reading Watch review
Heartless Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Queen of Hearts origin story is fanciful, not too dark.
By Marissa Meyer
(2016)
Continue reading
The Siren Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
A light, enjoyable read for romantic-fantasy fans.
By Kiera Cass
(2016)
Continue reading
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Trilogy conclusion has thrilling, violent battle scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Continue reading Watch review
The Young Elites, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Taut tale mixes medieval fantasy, mutant powers, great cast.
By Marie Lu
(2014)
Continue reading
The Flash TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 12+
Arrow spin-off tells lighter tale of likable hero.
Network: CW
(2014)
Continue reading Watch review
Fairy Tail TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 12+
Sexy, violent anime with some merit, mixed messages.
Network: Online
(2011)
Continue reading
Steelheart: The Reckoners, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teens stand up to supervillains in action-packed sci-fi.
By Brandon Sanderson
(2013)
Continue reading
The Eye of Minds: The Mortality Doctrine, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Cyberpunk series hits the ground running for gaming fans.
By James Dashner
(2013)
Continue reading
Wolf Children Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 12+
Awe-inspiring, tender anime tale has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Continue reading
Inheritance: The Inheritance Cycle, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Epic tale concludes in battle- and blood-filled saga.
By Christopher Paolini
(2011)
Continue reading
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Spectacularly epic, poignant end to a magical series.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
Continue reading Watch review
Once Upon a Time TV Poster Image
age 12+
Fresh take on fairy tales is moody fun for families.
Network: ABC
(2011)
Continue reading
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Excellent, epic saga continues to get darker, more intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
Continue reading Watch review

Pages