All Reviews

age 8+
 
Fun, challenging side-scrolling fantasy adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 3+
 
Smart series reinforces number know-how for preschoolers.
Network: Hulu
(2015)
age 18+
 
The Van Helsing trilogy closes on a fun and violent note.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Visually exciting sci-fi adventure has unexpected violence.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
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age 2+
 
LEARNING
Stellar reading site from Reading Rainbow.
URL: https://www.readingrainbow.com/user/sign-in
(2015)
age 8+
 
Magic happens when twins touch in fun tween romp.
By Tia Mowry, Tamera Mowry
(2015)
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age 18+
 
Dark cyberthriller poses serious moral questions.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Unconventional war game forces cultural reflection.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 18+
 
Excellent mature adventure full of sex, violence, profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 7+
 
Sister sleuths are positive, well-rounded role models.
Network: ABC, Toon Disney
(2015)
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age 13+
 
Appealing heroine, vague world-building in exciting fantasy.
By Maria Dahvana Headley
(2015)
age 15+
 
Deliberately cheesy B-movie with frequent blood and gore.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 15+
 
Expansion has familiar sci-fi battles, new maps, missions.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
 
Great story, challenging puzzles anchor sleuth's adventure.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 13+
 
Creative, bizarre 'toon offers oddly endearing heroine.
Network: Online
(2015)
age 9+
 
Wry humor, international drama make for fun page-turner.
By Dave Barry
(2015)
age 15+
 
Dark magic, gore, hot faerie romance mark mature fantasy.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2015)
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age 7+
 
Classic 'toons are violent but still wildly entertaining.
Network: Amazon
(2015)
age 18+
 
Adventure based on show is repetitive, frustrating.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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age 9+
 
Uneven time-travel adventure has peril, mild violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)

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