All Reviews

Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA X Game Poster Image
age 14+
Focus on the beat in this bubbly, tough J-pop rhythm game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(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)
Tell Me Something Real Book Poster Image
age 14+
Taut, compelling drama about teen coping with mom's illness.
By Calla Devlin
(2016)
The Huntsman: Winter's War Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Messy, violent Snow White sequel wastes its great actors.
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)
Ben-Hur Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
New take on classic tale has intense action, few surprises.
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)
Metroid Prime: Federation Force Game Poster Image
age 14+
Fun, flawed co-op shooter has tame alien focused violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
The A Word TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Mature themes steer this autism drama into adult territory.
Network: Sundance Channel
(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)
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)
Ms. Bixby's Last Day Book Poster Image
age 8+
Remarkable story of three boys honoring spirited teacher.
By John David Anderson
(2016)
The Last True Love Story Book Poster Image
age 14+
Offbeat road-trip tale shreds barriers of age, background.
By Brendan Kiely
(2016)
Marco Polo Video Walkie Talkie App Poster Image
age 8+
Video messaging more personal than text; some glitches.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Better Late Than Never TV Poster Image
age 14+
Fun male-bonding travel reality sends aging stars overseas.
Network: NBC
(2016)
The Memory Book Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Engaging, bittersweet story of teen facing serious illness.
By Lara Avery
(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)
Five Nights in Maine Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Quiet drama has strong acting but needs more story.
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)
Suicide Squad Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
DC's antiheroes disappoint in muddled, violent mess.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)

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