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Get Up and Dance Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Musical variety, but questionable controls make a mixed bag.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3
(2011)
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Smash TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Broadway musical drama with big stars, some sexy stuff.
Network: NBC
(2012)
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Hollywood Heights TV Poster Image
age 13+
Soapy drama has mixed bag of role models for teens.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2012)
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Teen Nick Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Good site for teens to watch and discuss fave Nick shows.
URL: http://www.teennick.com
(2012)
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Opening Act TV Poster Image
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age 13+
New talent performs, plus occasional drinking, swearing.
Network: E!
(2012)
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The Houstons: On Our Own TV Poster Image
age 13+
Late singer's family sticks together, exploits tragedy.
Network: Lifetime Television
(2012)
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Nickelodeon Dance 2 Game Poster Image
age 5+
Dance with a Guppy or an Umizoomi for fitness and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360
(2012)
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True Stories Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Quirky David Byrne-helmed musical is aimed at adults.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Quartet Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Charming comedy about elderly opera singers fine for teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Rock Band Blitz Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Downloadable music game delivers simple, rhythmic fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Off Pitch TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Glee club-inspired reality is fun, but some iffy language.
Network: VH1
(2013)
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Mumfie's Quest: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Dated animation, mild scariness but lots of wholesome fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Drumline: A New Beat Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Sequel trumpets positive messages but shows weed, drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Musical docu has great performances, strong vocab.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Babes in Toyland (1961) Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Live-action Mother Goose musical with mild slapstick action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1961)
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Song One Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Angsty musical romance has great songs, uneven plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Last Five Years Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Musical adaptation has charming stars; some racy stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Ricki and the Flash Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Teen-friendly dramedy tackles big issues; some edgy content.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Guitar Hero Live Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Music game is fun, but lyrics, some features hit flat notes.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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Xylo for Dash Robot App Poster Image
age 5+
Fun music + coding concept but slightly off-key.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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