Game Reviews

Muse Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Teen comes into power in suspenseful alternative history.
By Brittany Cavallaro
(2021)
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At the Edge of the Haight Book Poster Image
age 16+
Gritty, empathetic tale of street kids, dysfunction, murder.
By Katherine Seligman
(2021)
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Oddworld: Soulstorm Game Poster Image
age 13+
Side-scroller provocative despite bugs, stiff controls.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows
(2021)
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Worn Stories TV Poster Image
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age 16+
Docuseries about clothing is fun, poignant, and mature.
Network: Netflix
(2021)
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Concrete Cowboy Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Language, violence in beautifully acted coming-of-age drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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Bones of a Saint Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Resourceful teen faces gang in exciting coming-of-age tale.
By Grant Farley
(2021)
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Lost in the Never Woods Book Poster Image
age 13+
Gripping Peter Pan retell shines light on trauma, recovery.
By Aiden Thomas
(2021)
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Shoplifters of the World Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Drugs, sex, smoking, and a gun in '80s-set teen drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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News of the World Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Stirring, lyrical Western has peril, some harsh violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Days of the Bagnold Summer Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Tender British comedy about a mismatched mother and son.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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Chronicle of Innsmouth: Mountains of Madness Game Poster Image
age 13+
Retro Lovecraft adventure's scariest parts are its flaws.
Platforms: Windows
(2021)
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Arkham Horror: Mother's Embrace Game Poster Image
age 16+
Violent Lovecraftian mystery is fun but technically flawed.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2021)
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Girls with Rebel Souls: Girls with Sharp Sticks, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Feminist thriller has smart messages but few thrills.
By Suzanne Young
(2021)
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Mundaun Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Hand-drawn horror adventure feels scribbled together.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
(2021)
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Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse Game Poster Image
age 16+
Over-the-top gory zombie comedy is fun but shallow.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2021)
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Paper Lives Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Violence, language, loss in grim, compelling Turkish drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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Flow Weaver Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Magical VR escape room is a short but satisfying challenge.
Platforms: Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift
(2021)
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Bombay Rose Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Slow but gorgeous animated romance has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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Crazy About Her Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Quirky Spanish romcom inspires empathy; lots of swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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High Rise Invasion TV Poster Image
age 16+
Dark action anime has graphic violence and nudity.
Network: Netflix
(2021)
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