All Reviews

Lost & Found Music Studios TV Poster Image
age 8+
Likable ensemble drama about teens following their dreams.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
Backstage TV Poster Image
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age 8+
So-so Fame-esque kids' show raises relevant issues.
Network: Disney Channel
(2016)
Monster High: Great Scarrier Reef Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Solid messages and mild scares are fun; more toys for sale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
 
Invisible Sister TV Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, feel-good movie has excellent messages for kids.
Network: Disney Channel
(2015)
Zapped Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Boy stereotypes stand out in otherwise feel-good movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
 
Teen Beach 2 Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Dynamic musical numbers, girl power sell super sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Ever After High TV Poster Image
age 8+
Product placement, iffy body images in creative series.
Network: Netflix, Online
(2014)
Clicker Docs App Poster Image
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age 8+
Word processor offers extra support for struggling writers.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
Violetta TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Soapy but light drama boasts strong female lead.
Network: Disney Channel
(2014)
Almost Super Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 8+
Superheroes vs. supervillains in super-funny tale.
By Marion Jensen
(2014)
Every Witch Way TV Poster Image
age 8+
Teens' spiteful social rivalry takes spark out of sitcom.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2014)
Monster High: 13 Wishes Game Poster Image
age 8+
Subpar platformer will appeal only to brand's loyal fans.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch TV Poster Image
age 8+
CGI reimagining presents sexier heroine, darker themes.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2013)
Monster High: 13 Wishes Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Monster dolls teach lessons but dress provocatively.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Teen Beach Movie Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Heavily marketed musical is wholesome fun for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Nicky Deuce Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Star-studded book-inspired movie is cross-generational fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
AwesomenessTV TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 8+
YouTube channel recycles skits in unimaginative clip show.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2013)
Platypus Police Squad: The Frog Who Croaked Book Poster Image
age 8+
Plot and jokes forced but harmless in detective parody.
By Jarrett J. Krosoczka
(2013)
Max Steel TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 8+
Amiable teen superhero fights enemies; lots of merchandise.
Network: Disney XD
(2013)
Incredible Crew TV Poster Image
age 8+
Nick Cannon's mild sketch comedy will entertain kids.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2012)

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