All Reviews

csm_app
age 12+
LEARNING
Awesome logic puzzles add a new twist to Tomb Raider.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
csm_movie
age 12+
Flat comedy about small-town '70s life lacks laughs.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
csm_movie
age 7+
Predictable talking-monkey comedy has mixed messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
age 12+
Magical fantasy a fine escape for fans.
By Sarah Fine
(2016)
csm_movie
age 12+
Death-defying rescue comes alive in intense drama.
In Theaters Now
(2016)
age 12+
Noam Chomsky's theories of inequality are important but dry.
In Theaters Now
(2016)
age 7+
Too-brief animated shorts visit heroines' teen years.
Network: Online
(2016)
age 7+
Kid-friendly bio a strong, accessible intro to King's life.
By Brad Meltzer
(2016)
age 7+
LEARNING
G-R-O-S-S spelling fun shocks and introduces a few verbs.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
csm_tv
age 12+
Edgy rap-boot-camp reality gives solid advice.
Network: Lifetime
(2016)
csm_book
age 12+
A light, enjoyable read for romantic-fantasy fans.
By Kiera Cass
(2016)
age 12+
Powerful, intense tale of slave life near end of Civil War.
By Jon Walter
(2016)
 
csm_movie
age 12+
Bullying drama is disturbing but should spark conversation.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
 
csm_movie
age 12+
Compelling tale of real-life expedition is intense, moving.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
age 7+
Lively tale of store that aided civil rights struggle.
By Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
(2015)
age 12+
Soul-gripping story of teen's grief and hope.
By Jason Reynolds
(2015)
age 12+
Strong characters, scary imagery in great but bleak comedy.
Network: NBC
(2016)
csm_app
age 12+
Solid but slow strategy RPG encourages in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
age 7+
Slightly spooky sequel isn't stellar, but fine for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
 
csm_movie
age 12+
Excellent space thriller mixes peril, charm, real science.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)

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