All Reviews

csm_movie
age 12+
 
Helen Mirren is best part of fact-based historical drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 10+
 
Kids from various books unite in muddled art-heist story.
By Blue Balliett
(2015)
csm_book
age 6+
 
Funny, gross picture book packs positive messages.
By William Joyce
(2015)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Mostly safe kid-focused search engine packs many ads, flaws.
URL: http://www.kidzsearch.com
(2015)
age 9+
 
Kids use science, smarts to sniff out saboteur on movie set.
By Science Bob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2015)
csm_website
age 17+
 
LEARNING
New video site doesn't restrict profanity, drugs in clips.
URL: https://www.vessel.com
(2015)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Dance fans will love behind-the-scenes look at ballet.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_app
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Drawing prompts and animation inspire, but no save option.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
csm_book
age 5+
 
Energetic sketches show the power of one boy's pen.
By Christopher Myers
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Impressive animation tool; a bit complex for newbies.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
csm_game
age 12+
 
Unconventional war game forces cultural reflection.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Poignant docu about B-boys and girls around the world.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun platformer teaches the importance of rhythm.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_movie
age 16+
 
Biopic of famous painter is well-acted but slow moving.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_movie
age 14+
 
Cliché-ridden dance movie has drug content, violence.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Searing memoir of growing up in troubled family offers hope.
By Mariel Hemingway, Ben Greenman
(2015)
csm_tv
age 6+
 
Friendship, diversity hit high notes in so-so musical show.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
age 14+
 
Gay teen's coming out becomes a musical in fun, campy novel.
By David Levithan
(2015)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Immersive and fun art world is pay as you go.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
csm_movie
age 15+
 
Compelling drama about relentless pursuit of perfection.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)

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