All Reviews

csm_movie
age 17+
Gory, profane, sexy superhero story great, but NOT for kids.
In Theaters Now
(2016)
age 13+
Gravity-defying classic gets visual upgrades, extra content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
age 7+
Too-brief animated shorts visit heroines' teen years.
Network: Online
(2016)
age 11+
LEARNING
Earth's Mightiest Heroes assemble for fun action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
age 13+
Why watch a B-movie when you can play one?
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
age 13+
Unoriginal, unnecessary action based on canceled TV show.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
age 2+
LEARNING
Cute adventures for everyday superheroes; limited replay.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2016)
age 7+
Pleasant Paris-set superhero story sweet fun for tweens.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
age 12+
Disappointing adventure wastes talented cast, gets bloody.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 6+
LEARNING
Create with coding blocks and a mash-up of characters.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2015)
csm_website
age 7+
LEARNING
Site's characters have superpowers; its content doesn't.
URL: http://www.dcsuperherogirls.com/en-us
(2015)
 
csm_movie
age 12+
Clever, funny, cool Marvel movie has lots of sci-fi action.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_book
age 14+
Clever but overlong tale of superpowered misfit teens.
By Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan, Deborah Biancotti
(2015)
csm_tv
age 17+
Flawed heroine fights evil in a darkly sexy, violent world.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
age 10+
Exciting Norse mythology adventure with Percy-like hero.
By Rick Riordan
(2015)
age 5+
LEARNING
Free videos, but with ads, cartoon violence, no controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 14+
Smart coming-of-age fantasy focuses on "regular" kids.
By Patrick Ness
(2015)
age 10+
Engaging while it lasts, but too much repetitive gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_tv
age 4+
Pint-size superhero capers have great messages for kids.
Network: Disney Junior
(2015)
age 7+
LEARNING
Photo effects enhance cool comic-maker.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)

Pages