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Twelve Forever TV Poster Image
age 8+
Wonderfully weird show has heart; expect weapons, fighting.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, milder 12th tale plumbs travel fears on Xmas holiday.
By Jeff Kinney
(2017)
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Injustice 2 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Great, deep DC comic brawler avoids sequel Kryponite.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Iron Fist TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Solid superhero fights enemies, seeks inner and outer peace.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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A Court of Mist and Fury: A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dark faery romance sequel filled with sex, gore, magic.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2016)
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Batman: Arkham Origins Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fun and intense Caped Crusader romp lacks ingenuity.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Injustice: Gods Among Us Game Poster Image
age 15+
DC Comics characters pummel each other -- with some blood.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
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The Dark Knight Rises Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Bale's final Batman is as gritty and dark as the first two.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Big Miracle Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Animal-rescue tale has one death but otherwise OK for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Star Wars: The Old Republic Game Poster Image
age 15+
Play as Jedi or Sith in this story-rich, combat-laden MMO.
Platforms: Windows
(2011)
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Batman: Arkham City Game Poster Image
age 15+
While dark and violent, this superhero game is intriguing.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Skylanders Spyro's Adventure Game Poster Image
age 8+
Toy figurines become characters in exciting action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Young Justice TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Former sidekicks battle villains in action-packed cartoon.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2011)
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Oceans Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Gorgeous educational docu dives deep for facts; kids OK.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes TV Poster Image
age 8+
Complex plots + super-powered thrills = all-ages fun.
Network: Disney XD
(2010)
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Batman: Arkham Asylum Game Poster Image
age 15+
Dark yet thrilling action game based on the Caped Crusader.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
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How to Train Your Dragon: The Heroic Misadventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Engaging story is great for reluctant readers.
By Cressida Cowell
(2004)
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The Dark Knight Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Excellent sequel much darker, more violent than the first.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Batman: The Brave and the Bold TV Poster Image
age 8+
More teamwork than brooding in fun Caped Crusader 'toon.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2008)
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LEGO Batman: The Videogame Game Poster Image
age 8+
A fun -- albeit predictable -- cartoon adventure.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
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