Movie Reviews

Hotline Miami Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Extremely violent puzzler intrigues with gunfire, mystery.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2012)
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The Green Bicycle Book Poster Image
age 11+
Funny, poignant, cheer-worthy tale of spirited Saudi girl.
By Haifaa al Mansour
(2015)
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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Blood and Wine Game Poster Image
age 18+
Violent, mature expansion has loads of bonus content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History Book Poster Image
age 11+
Engaging profiles of 40 amazing women in 31 countries.
By Kate Schatz
(2016)
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The Creeping Shadow: Lockwood & Co., Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Consistently great ghost series keeps the scares coming.
By Jonathan Stroud
(2016)
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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands Game Poster Image
age 18+
Violent, mature shooter focuses on drug cartel conflict.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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The Empty Grave: Lockwood & Co., Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Rousing finale to scary ghost series sure to satisfy fans.
By Jonathan Stroud
(2017)
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March Forward Girl: From Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine Book Poster Image
age 11+
Must-read memoir of a childhood in the segregated South.
By Melba Pattillo Beals
(2018)
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Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Game Poster Image
age 18+
Tale of revenge, redemption ... if you get around to it.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2018)
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Genesis Begins Again Book Poster Image
age 11+
Teen learns to love herself in uplifting tale of misfits.
By Alicia D. Williams
(2019)
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Mean Streets Movie Poster Image
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age 18+
Gritty, violent Scorsese classic has cursing, nudity, blood.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1973)
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Allies Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Gripping, must-read novel follows young soldiers on D-Day.
By Alan Gratz
(2019)
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1919 The Year That Changed America Book Poster Image
age 11+
Riveting tale of racial, labor protests, women's vote, more.
By Martin W. Sandler
(2019)
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West Side Story Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Musical masterpiece tackles race, with some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1961)
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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance TV Poster Image
age 11+
Prequel saga is tense, violent, and a visual masterpiece.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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BioShock: The Collection Game Poster Image
age 18+
Mature, philosophy-focused shooters have bloody violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Tom Clancy's The Division Game Poster Image
age 18+
Violent shooter-adventure with lots of bullet-fueled action.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Battlefield 1 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Epic violent shooter packs huge emotional punch of warfare.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Tom Clancy's The Division 2 Game Poster Image
age 18+
Save the nation's capital in stunning, bloody, great sequel.
Platforms: Google Stadia, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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We Happy Few Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Intense, mature, story-driven survival tale with a smile.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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