Movie Reviews

No More Heroes III Game Poster Image
age 18+
Fun but flawed finale to mature over-the-top action series.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2021)
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Daisy Quokka: World's Scariest Animal Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Animated underdog tale celebrates courage; cartoon violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection Game Poster Image
age 18+
Violent collection of ninja titles gets a minor upgrade.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
(2021)
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J.D. and the Great Barber Battle: J.D. the Kid Barber, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Superb, fun, nuanced story of family, friends, Black hair.
By J. Dillard
(2021)
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Rebel Girls Lead: 25 Tales of Powerful Women Book Poster Image
age 6+
Exciting biographies of women leaders sure to inspire.
By Rebel Girls
(2021)
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Spark Reading for Kids App Poster Image
age 6+
Short texts, quizzes scratch the surface on range of topics.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2020)
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Ghostrunner Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Insanely fun action leaps from mature, bloody parkour play.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
(2020)
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I Am Not a Label: 34 Artists, Thinkers, Athletes and Activists with Disabilities from Past and Present Book Poster Image
age 6+
Detailed biographies show heart, perseverance.
By Cerrie Burnell
(2020)
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Sonic at the Olympic Games App Poster Image
age 6+
Olympic sample of sporting events requires payment to play.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Muslim Girls Rise: Inspirational Champions of Our Time Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively bios of remarkable Muslim women inspire, entertain.
By Saira Mir
(2019)
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Mortal Kombat App Poster Image
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age 18+
Ultra-violent fighter hits mobile devices but lacks punch.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Mortal Kombat 11 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Intensely gory fighting game glamorizes bloody violence.
Platforms: Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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The Undefeated Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Poetic tribute to African American heroes and struggles.
By Kwame Alexander
(2019)
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Golf Clash App Poster Image
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age 6+
Fun arcade golf game tees up gameplay on its own.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Golf Battle App Poster Image
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age 6+
Mini-golf tries to appeal to all but hits sand traps.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny TV Poster Image
age 6+
Po mentors accidental warriors in likable action series.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2018)
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The Night Comes for Us Movie Poster Image
age 18+
Gratuitous violence and gore in chaotic martial arts movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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For Honor: Marching Fire Edition Game Poster Image
age 18+
Brutal brawler gets a bloody makeover, new faction to fight.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Yakuza Kiwami 2 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Classic Japanese crime sequel gets rebuilt and revamped.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Head Ball 2 App Poster Image
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age 6+
Bobble-head soccer game focuses on ads more than goals.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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