Book Reviews

Glass Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Violence, peril in flawed but enjoyable trilogy finale.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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An Acceptable Loss Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Ambitious but mature, highly flawed political thriller.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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I Hate Kids Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Sexual theme, some swearing in tepid comedy.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Dragon Ball Super: Broly Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Fast-paced, violent anime adventure builds to epic battle.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Bigger Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Overly sanitized biopic tackles bigotry; mild violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Lego Jurassic World: The Secret Exhibit Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Funny dino backstory has much action, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Halloween (2018) Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Satisfying horror sequel has tons of blood, strong language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Jonathan Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Psychological drama has mild language, sensuality.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Bookshop Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Bittersweet period drama about the joys of reading.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Tea with the Dames Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Talky doc fun for fans but unlikely to hold teen interest.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Light frights in funny, tween-friendly creepfest.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Old Man & the Gun Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Redford plays a lovable thief in gentle, fact-based drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Vane Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Poetic puzzle game explores themes of transformation.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2019)
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Onimusha: Warlords Game Poster Image
age 15+
Classic samurai action with blood, gore, awkward camera.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Bakugan: Battle Planet TV Poster Image
age 8+
Marketing tie-ins overwhelm in violent franchise reboot.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2019)
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Made In Staten Island TV Poster Image
age 14+
Standard reality show has tough characters, violent themes.
Network: MTV
(2019)
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The Passage TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Dramatic horror adaptation has vampires, bloody violence.
Network: Fox
(2019)
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Once Upon a Deadpool Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Entertaining re-edited sequel tones down violence, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Blended Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Honest, warm story of family, identity, police brutality.
By Sharon M. Draper
(2018)
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The Unteachables Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Triumph, life lessons fill hysterical middle school romp.
By Gordon Korman
(2019)
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