All Reviews

age 4+
LEARNING
Charming stories, interactivity get preschoolers thinking.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
csm_movie
age 16+
Emotional tale of self-discovery explores grief, addiction.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
 
age 14+
Hawking's brilliant mind comes to life in thoughtful drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_tv
age 5+
STEM learning, positive role models in well-rounded series.
Network: Amazon
(2014)
csm_tv
age 17+
Mature horror series is too dark and intense for kids.
Network: FX
(2014)
csm_tv
age 4+
Vibrant preschool series teaches about science through play.
Network: Amazon
(2014)
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age 15+
Violent dystopian drama with strong female role model.
Network: CW
(2014)
age 3+
Charming siblings' adventures have teaching points for kids.
Network: Sprout
(2013)
csm_movie
age 6+
Animated adventure amuses but doesn't live up to its title.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
csm_game
age 18+
LEARNING
Exceptional storytelling, but lots of violence, profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
age 18+
LEARNING
Gory, bloody zombie shooter sequel with co-op play.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)
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age 18+
LEARNING
Violent, bloody first-person shooter has sex and drugs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
age 18+
LEARNING
Bloody Revolutionary War adventure best for mature gamers.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2012)
csm_movie
age 6+
Chimp "adoption" documentary has some scary moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
csm_website
age 5+
LEARNING
YouTube-like site for kids is good for play and discovery.
URL: http://Zui.com
(2012)
csm_game
age 18+
Exciting sci-fi adventure with gore, sex, and profanity.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
csm_game
age 18+
Violent, profanity-filled sci-fi shooter best in co-op mode.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
age 5+
Outstanding 1970s Dr. Seuss parable about protecting nature.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
csm_book
age 14+
Satire of ultimate consumerist society still packs punch.
By Aldous Huxley
(1932)
csm_tv
age 6+
Zoologist brothers get animated in fun, kid-friendly series.
Network: PBS Kids
(2011)

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