All Reviews

The Man Who Knew Infinity Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Compelling story, but WWI-era math biopic needs more zest.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Mamá the Alien/Mamá la Extraterrestre Book Poster Image
age 4+
A fun, bilingual take on being a documented immigrant.
By René Colato Laínez
(2016)
Otter Goes to School Book Poster Image
age 4+
Otter plays teacher, gains confidence in reassuring tale.
By Sam Garton
(2016)
Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Amazing internet documentary full of compassion, curiosity.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
The Crimson Skew: The Mapmaker's Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fabulous end to complex trilogy includes anti-war message.
By S. E. Grove
(2016)
 
Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Story of kids' labor-of-love Indy remake is fun, moving.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Fiete Sports App Poster Image
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age 4+
Sports app wins the gold for appearance, loses on gameplay.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Half-Shell Heroes App Poster Image
age 4+
Preschoolers swipe to defeat ninjas, solve simple puzzles.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
The Good Place TV Poster Image
age 12+
Candy-colored heaven-set sitcom boasts charm, diversity.
Network: NBC
(2016)
Florence Foster Jenkins Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Charming period comedy may not sing to younger viewers.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
The Class Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Relatable look at different kids getting ready for school.
By Boni Ashburn
(2016)
Frank and Lucky Get Schooled Book Poster Image
age 4+
Playful intro to academic subjects via curious boy and pup.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2016)
Requiem for the American Dream Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Noam Chomsky's theories of inequality are important but dry.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
High Strung Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Hip-hop and classical artists stop, collaborate, and learn.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen Book Poster Image
age 12+
Candid, chatty memoir is powerful voice for trans kids.
By Jazz Jennings
(2016)
Beat Bugs TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Beatles songs + engaging stories = fun family entertainment.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
Tinycards -- Flashcards by Duolingo App Poster Image
age 12+
Immersive, playful flash cards help kids memorize concepts.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Pewdiebot App Poster Image
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age 12+
Mildly amusing chatbot misses YouTuber's main appeal.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
 
Star Trek Beyond Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Violent but exciting adventure honors teamwork, diversity.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Dumb Ways JR Boffo's Breakfast App Poster Image
age 4+
Fun but repetitive cooking game unlike original Dumb Ways.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)

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