TV Reviews

Half Magic: Tales of Magic, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Delightful, charming classic has adventure, humor, heart.
By Edward Eager
(1999)
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Peter Pan Live! Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Some mildly scary stuff, confusion in OK stage show.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Northpole Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Sweet film with magic, elves, romance, and holiday spirit.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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How to Train Your Dragon 2 Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Epic, thrilling 3D adventure sequel is outstanding.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Hilarious special packs more Force than usual.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Hansel & Gretel Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Retelling of familiar tale has exquisite art, rich prose.
By Neil Gaiman
(2014)
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Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street TV Poster Image
age 7+
Delightful family series with outstanding positive themes.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2014)
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Frozen Free Fall App Poster Image
age 7+
Icily gripping puzzler could chill out on in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows app
(2014)
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Jim Henson's Enchanted Sisters: Winter's Flurry Adventure Book Poster Image
age 7+
Sweet adventure focuses on friendship and care of animals.
By Elise Allen, Halle Stanford
(2014)
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Steven Spielberg Presents Animaniacs: Wakko's Wish Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Witty slapstick fun for all; some cartoon mayhem.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Monster High: Freaky Fusion Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Time-travel tale offers fun, suspense, and new dolls to buy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Fenix Rage Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Stylized platformer with hard-earned victories, frustration.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
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Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000: Captain Underpants, Book 11 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Madcap time-travel mayhem for the potty-humor set.
By Dav Pilkey
(2014)
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Sacred 3 Game Poster Image
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age 17+
Violent but mediocre RPG has iffy comments about women.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
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Jim Henson's Enchanted Sisters: Autumn's Secret Gift Book Poster Image
age 7+
Magic and rainbows unite for a sweet early chapter book.
By Elise Allen, Halle Stanford
(2014)
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Dreamworks Dragons Adventure App Poster Image
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age 7+
Amazing concept hobbled by shoddy gameplay.
Devices: Windows app
(2014)
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The Strain TV Poster Image
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age 17+
Mature horror series is too dark and intense for kids.
Network: FX
(2014)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Adventure Sketchers Game Poster Image
age 7+
Engaging platformer emphasizes creativity and adventure.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2014)
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Monster High: Fright On! Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Toy-inspired movie has strong messages but iffy body images.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Legend of Sarila Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Adventure tale about Inuit youths is spirited but perilous.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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