All Reviews

age 8+
 
Honest, affecting story of fifth-grader with mom in prison.
By Nora Raleigh Baskin
(2015)
age 9+
 
Stunning graphics bring snowboarding to endless runners.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 8+
 
Bizarre tales of boy and his bottom have meager messages.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
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age 15+
 
Talent wasted in scary but cliché resurrection tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 17+
 
Interesting characters in violent, choppy action thriller.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 13+
 
Faith-based romance argues for purity but lacks energy.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 16+
 
Nonsensical cat-and-mouse thriller has violence, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 17+
 
Irreverent but somewhat disturbing take on mental illness.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 15+
 
Heartfelt but uneven, edgy tale of city teen in small town.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 16+
 
Cheerful cast saves lackluster romcom; lots of sex talk.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Well-rounded animated series has broad learning potential.
Network: Netflix, Online
(2015)
age 16+
 
Mobster history series is entertaining, really violent.
Network: AMC
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Boston barbershop comedy just tries too hard.
Network: TBS
(2015)
age 18+
 
Crass, inconsistent comedy has lots of sex, partying.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 9+
 
Heartfelt, hopeful meditation on grief and life.
By Elana K. Arnold
(2015)
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age 17+
 
Underwhelming robot sci-fi thriller is really violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 6+
 
Hectic, quirky superhero adventures offer little substance.
Network: Hulu
(2015)
age 4+
 
Animated spin-off touts problem-solving skills, plus music.
Network: Nick Jr.
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun, commercialized movie game takes kids on dino adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
 
Kids from various books unite in muddled art-heist story.
By Blue Balliett
(2015)

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