All Reviews

csm_movie
age 14+
Comedy about work, marriage is winning despite clichés.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
csm_movie
age 16+
Disappointing gay-rights drama has sex, language, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
age 9+
Strong messages can't save otherwise so-so adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
csm_movie
age 10+
Heartwarming fact-based drama about faith, race, football.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
csm_movie
age 16+
Needless, dumb sequel has lots of big, loud violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
csm_game
age 10+
Retro-style shooter versus space bugs is just too short.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
age 18+
Violent horror remake visually striking yet frustrating.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
age 4+
LEARNING
Light STEM content in fun, easy dino-themed puzzles.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
age 10+
Familiar characters fight; kids have minimal control.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
age 8+
Orphan girl meets witch in exciting, imaginative tale.
By Katherine Marsh
(2016)
age 13+
Magic words elevate cool but simple social-networking tool.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
age 13+
Why watch a B-movie when you can play one?
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
age 10+
LEARNING
Sci-fi strategy prequel has frequent but mild violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
age 8+
Fantasy with Norse gods lacks clarity.
By Jasmine Richards
(2015)
age 8+
Trivia, puzzles, and books galore in zany library sequel.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2016)
csm_book
age 14+
Mature themes explored in angsty end-of-the-world story.
By Shaun David Hutchinson
(2016)
age 13+
Unoriginal, unnecessary action based on canceled TV show.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
csm_tv
age 18+
Disturbing docuseries exposes the Web's darkest secrets.
Network: Showtime
(2016)
age 7+
Lively tale of store that aided civil rights struggle.
By Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
(2015)
age 9+
Frank, poetic picture book bio has dazzling art.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2015)

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