All Reviews

The Crimson Skew: The Mapmaker's Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fabulous end to complex trilogy includes antiwar message.
By S. E. Grove
(2016)
God's Not Dead 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Strong acting can't redeem heavy-handed drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
The Angry Birds Movie Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Silly, frenetic, sometimes-crude 'toon based on popular app.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
 
Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Story of kids' labor-of-love Indy remake is fun, moving.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Monsters and Monocles Game Poster Image
age 13+
Victorian-themed twin-stick shooter feels way too difficult.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Kids will enjoy this playful, modern-day fairy tale musical.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Phantaruk Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Bland sci-fi horror gory; dull gameplay underwhelms.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Bound Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Abstract game on sensitive ideas takes leaps, falls flat.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
Ratchet & Clank Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Video game-based sci-fi adventure is fun but forgettable.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Half-Shell Heroes App Poster Image
age 4+
Preschoolers swipe to defeat ninjas, solve simple puzzles.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
Fiete Sports App Poster Image
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age 4+
Sports app falls short of finish line with ho-hum gameplay.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Shadows of the Dark Crystal: Jim Henson's Dark Crystal, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fantasy prequel doesn't match the original movie.
By J. M. Lee
(2016)
The Good Place TV Poster Image
age 12+
Candy-colored heaven-set sitcom boasts charm, diversity.
Network: NBC
(2016)
Anthropoid Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Depressing, dull, violent take on a true WWII story.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
The Class Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Relatable look at different kids getting ready for school.
By Boni Ashburn
(2016)
Frank and Lucky Get Schooled Book Poster Image
age 4+
Playful intro to academic subjects via curious boy and pup.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2016)
Hell or High Water Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Excellent, relevant crime drama has language, violence.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Disney Mix App Poster Image
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age 8+
Safe intro to texting with filters, fun, games; set limits.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Home: Adventures with Tip and Oh TV Poster Image
age 6+
Movie follow-up continues sweet, family-centric messages.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
Florence Foster Jenkins Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Charming period comedy may not sing to younger viewers.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)

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