Movie Reviews

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Powerful queens go to war in intense, dark fantasy sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Cuphead Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Charming retro-themed game presents maddening challenge.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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The Kid Who Would Be King Movie Poster Image
age 10+
"Goonies" meets "LOTR" in fun but sometimes scary adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Brawl Stars App Poster Image
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age 10+
Multiplayer fun marred by slow controls and a slower grind.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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The Christmas Chronicles Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Edgy, exciting Santa adventure has iffy behavior, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Dragon Prince TV Poster Image
age 10+
Captivating fantasy tale has positive themes, broad appeal.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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The Burning Maze: The Trials of Apollo, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Evil Caligula reigns again in high-action Apollo sequel.
By Rick Riordan
(2018)
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Celeste Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Charming, challenging platformer with excellent heroine.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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My Little Pony: The Movie (2017) Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Positive messages, some scary stuff in sweet, sparkly romp.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Super Mario Odyssey Game Poster Image
age 10+
Great, fun Mario adventure is an instant classic on Switch.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2017)
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The Ship of the Dead: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Doomsday-thwarting excitement in a banana-yellow ship.
By Rick Riordan
(2017)
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Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Game Poster Image
age 10+
Madcap, must-have strategic adventure for Nintendo fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2017)
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Splatoon 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Colorful multiplayer shooter is captivating, can melt hours.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2017)
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Tangled: The Series TV Poster Image
age 5+
More delightful adventures from Rapunzel and her friends.
Network: Disney Channel
(2017)
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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Game Poster Image
age 10+
Vast adventure with some combat rewards logical thinking.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii U
(2017)
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Hollow Knight Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Homage to classic hard-action games provides deep challenge.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2017)
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A Series of Unfortunate Events TV Poster Image
age 10+
Exceptional, spooky book adaptation is best for tweens.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Pokémon Sun/Pokémon Moon Game Poster Image
age 10+
Latest "catch 'em all" games bring new features to series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Skylanders: Imaginators Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, creative toys-to-life game risks bankrupting parents.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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The Hammer of Thor: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Loads of excitement plus intro of gender-fluid character.
By Rick Riordan
(2016)
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