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The Addams Family Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
So-so adaptation isn't spooky, kooky enough; a few scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Zombieland: Double Tap Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Cheerfully vulgar, gory sequel lives up to the original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Conference of the Birds:  Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fifth in creepy series delivers chills and suspense.
By Ransom Riggs
(2020)
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Shadowshaper Legacy: The Shadowshaper Cypher, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Great urban cast drives magical fantasy finale.
By Daniel Jose Older
(2020)
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Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls Game Poster Image
age 13+
Adventure remake is repetitive, shows its age.
Platforms: Windows
(2020)
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Underwater Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Kristen Stewart sci-fi survival thriller has scares, swears.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Chosen: Slayer, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Demon-slaying sequel has more wit and angst.
By Kiersten White
(2020)
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Dracula (2020) TV Poster Image
age 14+
Well-done take on vampire classic is compelling, gory.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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The Grudge (2020) Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Pointless horror reboot has lots of blood, jump scares.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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A New Beginning: Ranger's Apprentice: The Royal Ranger, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Promising spin-off series start with the first girl Ranger!
By John Flanagan
(2013)
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The Gallows Act II Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Lots of cheap jump scares in violent horror sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Guinevere Deception: Camelot Rising, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Arthur's fair maiden freshly reimagined as powerful witch.
By Kiersten White
(2019)
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Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap App Poster Image
age 10+
Classic 2D action game has monsters and mild violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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It Chapter Two Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Fewer scares, plenty of blood in long but fun sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The League of Legend Keepers: Shadows Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Poorly constructed story, inferior production, silly scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Tenth Girl Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Dense, eerie, violent horror story with surprising twist.
By Sara Faring
(2019)
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Battle Breakers App Poster Image
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age 13+
Confusing fantasy mess takes control from players' hands.
Devices: iPhone, Android
(2019)
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V Wars TV Poster Image
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age 17+
Worn out vampire vs. science tale is both boring and gory.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Supernova: Renegades, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Slow build to finale packed with superhero action.
By Marissa Meyer
(2019)
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Costume Quest: Heroes on Holiday TV Poster Image
age 8+
Charming holiday-themed special promotes teamwork, kindness.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2019)
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