All Reviews

age 7+
 
CGI update has mayhem, laughs, and some edginess.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
age 4+
 
Gentle music-themed tale introduces new dolls, toys.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Charming star's throwback sitcom earns an F for forgettable.
Network: NBC
(2015)
age 13+
 
Teen-friendly dramedy tackles big issues; some edgy content.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
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age 18+
 
Not all winners, but this ‘Rare’ collection rocks.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
 
Evil's never been so fun with sing-and-dance-along tunes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 7+
 
Cartoon hijinks, music, and intrigue in modern Bugs tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 16+
 
Devastatingly compelling docu about talent gone too soon.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Dynamic musical numbers, girl power sell super sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Well-rounded animated series has broad learning potential.
Network: Netflix, Online
(2015)
age 4+
 
Animated spin-off touts problem-solving skills, plus music.
Network: Nick Jr.
(2015)
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age 10+
 
LEARNING
Mostly safe kid-focused search engine packs many ads, flaws.
URL: http://www.kidzsearch.com
(2015)
age 7+
 
Charming pictures, story make the King relatable to kids.
By Bonnie Christensen
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Beach Boy biopic is outstanding but has lots of drug use.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Fun but passive early literacy music; bland games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Catchy tunes teach properties of shapes; kids karaoke along.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Gets kids reading with lots of features, fundamentals.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
age 3+
 
Aussie entertainers get kids moving with catchy songs.
Network: Hulu
(2015)
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age 6+
 
Uneven animated musical is stranger than it is magical.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 3+
 
Gorgeous, magical story of a girl with music in her heart.
By Margarita Engle
(2015)

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