All Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Vexing puzzler is safe for kids but could prove frustrating.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Girl blasts off to alien moon in wacky, wise sci-fi sequel.
csm_book
By Adam Rex
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Thrilling series conclusion spotlights value of education.
csm_book
By Shannon Hale
(2015)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Romantic fantasy has strong writing, weak heroine.
csm_book
By Melinda Salisbury
(2015)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Tech-based but traditional crime procedural talky, violent.
csm_tv
Network: CBS
(2015)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
OK reality with two sets of brothers, two sides of the law.
csm_tv
Network: WGN America
(2015)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Dark, fun existential exploration of postapocalyptic life.
csm_tv
Network: Fox
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
'90s anime reboot boasts girl power, but iffy body images.
csm_tv
Network: Hulu, Online
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Classic evocative space strategy promotes tactical planning.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Predictable whodunit packs few real surprises.
csm_tv
Network: ABC
(2015)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Powerful but bloody documentary about emergency medicine.
csm_movie
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Powerful romantic drama depicts the downside of celebrity.
csm_movie
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Sibling spat teaches positive lessons in enjoyable tale.
csm_movie
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Insecure teen comes of age; earnest but unoriginal.
csm_movie
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Tale of foster kid and dog marred by amateurish filmmaking.
csm_movie
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Woman's powerful journey will leave you awestruck.
csm_movie
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Unforgettable story of a girl's 1,000-mile journey home.
csm_book
By David Arnold
(2015)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Sitcom format doesn't suit sharp-tongued dog's comedy.
csm_tv
Network: Cartoon Network
(2015)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Splash-tastic, safe, swimming fun perfect for preschoolers.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Cute but flawed cartoonish platforming adventure.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)

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