Movie Reviews

Tales from the Hinterland: The Hazel Wood, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 16+
Dark fairy tales feature young women in deadly jeopardy.
By Melissa Albert
(2021)
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Shadow in the Cloud Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Violent, profane WWII thriller addresses sexual harassment.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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Never After: The Thirteenth Fairy: The Chronicles of Never After, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lively fairy tale romp explores adoption, bullying, magic.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2020)
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Pinocchio (2020) Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Italian live-action version has mild scares and peril.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Shortcut Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Teens vs. monster in guilty-pleasure horror movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Genshin Impact App Poster Image
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age 10+
Visually stunning, intricate adventure experience.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Windows app
(2020)
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Hatch: The Overthrow, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Half-alien teens fight back in violent, overstuffed sequel.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2020)
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The Wolf of Snow Hollow Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Gory horror-comedy about killer werewolf; drinking, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Dark and the Wicked Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Blood and gore in scary, mature haunted house movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Quirky puzzle crossover is back for another round.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
(2020)
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Call of the Sea Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Colorful mystery features straightforward solutions.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
(2020)
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Frostborn: Coop Survival App Poster Image
age 10+
Clever adventure needs more details to prevent confusion.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Girl Giant and the Monkey King Book Poster Image
age 10+
Middle school girl uses trickster god's help in fun fantasy.
By Van Hoang
(2020)
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Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light Game Poster Image
age 10+
Nostalgic strategy series debut tactically soars on Switch.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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Helstrom TV Poster Image
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age 16+
Uninspired horror show has supernatural violence, language.
Network: Hulu
(2020)
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The Christmas Chronicles 2 Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Lengthy Christmas adventure has some peril and scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Game Poster Image
age 10+
Action sequel carves its place in Breath of the Wild lore.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory Game Poster Image
age 10+
Popular series rhythm game is repetitive fan service.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
(2020)
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Freaky Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Over-the-top, foul-mouthed slasher comedy goes for the gore.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Pathless Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Stunning adventure stars female hero and scary monsters.
Platforms: Apple Arcade, Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows
(2020)
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