All Reviews

Paths & Portals: Secret Coders, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Programs and plot get more complex in clever installment.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2016)
P.S. I Like You Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Charming contemporary romance hits all the right notes.
By Kasie West
(2016)
Ace the Case Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Tween detective story is surprisingly violent, dark in tone.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Big Nate Blasts Off: Big Nate Book 8 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Warm-hearted ending for popular comic series.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2016)
Greater Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Moving, faith-based tale of football star's unexpected rise.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
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)
Madden NFL 17 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Top sports franchise scores touchdown with big improvements.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
Reigns App Poster Image
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age 12+
Simple but funny text-based strategy has implied violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(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)
Galactic Hot Dogs, Book 1: Cosmoe's Wiener Getaway Book Poster Image
age 8+
Breathlessly busy space adventure is giddy fun.
By Max Brallier
(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)
A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Kids will enjoy this playful, modern-day fairy tale musical.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Shadows of the Dark Crystal: Jim Henson's Dark Crystal, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fantasy prequel doesn't match the original movie.
By J. M. Lee
(2016)
The Good Place TV Poster Image
age 12+
Candy-colored heaven-set sitcom boasts charm, diversity.
Network: NBC
(2016)
Disney Mix App Poster Image
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age 8+
Safe intro to texting with filters, fun, games; set limits.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Florence Foster Jenkins Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Charming period comedy may not sing to younger viewers.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Ms. Bixby's Last Day Book Poster Image
age 8+
Remarkable story of three boys honoring spirited teacher.
By John David Anderson
(2016)
Nine Lives Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Forgettable comedy has more drinking than you'd expect.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Road to Ballhalla Game Poster Image
age 8+
"Roll-playing" game delights in bad puns but is too short.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)

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