All Reviews

Floyd Norman: An Animated Life Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Legendary Disney animator battles ageism in sweet doc.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
The Girl Who Drank the Moon Book Poster Image
age 10+
Entrancing fantasy spun with magic stresses power of love.
By Kelly Barnhill
(2016)
Bottersnikes & Gumbles TV Poster Image
age 6+
Beautifully animated book adaptation has positive messages.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
God's Not Dead 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Strong acting can't redeem heavy-handed drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Bound Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Abstract game on sensitive ideas takes leaps, falls flat.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
Home: Adventures with Tip and Oh TV Poster Image
age 6+
Movie follow-up continues sweet, family-centric messages.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
Cheer Squad TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Mild cheerleading reality show has hard work, success, pain.
Network: Freeform
(2016)
No Man's Sky Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Sci-fi tale spans vast galaxy with virtually endless play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
The Little Prince Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Animated take on classic tale is sweet but restrained.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Abzu Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Artistic aquatic adventure filled with mystery, wonder.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Gibby Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Wholesome but uninspired monkey tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Judy Moody and the Bucket List Book Poster Image
age 6+
Laughs, lessons enrich tale of what to do before 4th grade.
By Megan McDonald
(2016)
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two Book Poster Image
age 10+
Engaging time-travel play satisfying for fans.
By J. K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne
(2016)
Chambara Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Innovative stealth fighting game with mild combat effects.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2016)
The Shadow Cadets of Pennyroyal Academy: Pennyroyal Academy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lessons, magic, gore in exciting princess-school sequel.
By M.A. Larson
(2016)
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Wii U) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Decent collection of sports games just misses the gold.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
Everest VR Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Engaging virtual reality sim a short, one-time experience.
Platforms: HTC Vive
(2016)
Grover Cleveland, Again! A Treasury of American Presidents Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lively, engaging intro to each U.S. president through Obama.
By Ken Burns
(2016)
Mutant Mudds Super Challenge Game Poster Image
age 10+
Challenging retro love letter entertains but lacks depth.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2016)
An Author's Odyssey: The Land of Stories, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Pirates, space aliens, mummies add to mishmash mayhem.
By Chris Colfer
(2016)

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