All Reviews

csm_movie
age 16+
 
Violent WWI-era drama wastes story's potential.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_book
age 13+
 
Beautifully written tale of teen with eating disorder.
By Meg Haston
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Realistic racing simulation that's oddly shallow.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
 
Callie gets into science and scrapes in strong sequel.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2015)
csm_tv
Tut
age 15+
 
Bloody, sexy Egyptian epic mixes facts and fiction.
Network: Spike
(2015)
age 10+
 
Driving puzzler revs bone-crunching racetracks, challenge.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
age 4+
 
Beautiful, joyful peek at family in the wild.
By Margarita Engle
(2015)
age 6+
 
Six-year-old imaginations run riot in appealing sequel.
By Abby Hanlon
(2015)
age 6+
 
Likable female role model outshines soap opera-style series.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Cross-genre tactics game has Dungeons & Dragons charm.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_book
age 9+
 
Fascinating mystery nurtures a love of puzzles and codes.
By Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
(2015)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Strong, smart heroine in absorbing, gently paced mystery.
By Valynne E. Maetani
(2015)
age 12+
 
Clichéd British dramedy deals with divorce, loss.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
csm_game
age 12+
 
Outrun Death in this cartoonishly violent kart racer.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Arcade-style soccer, with cars and a giant ball.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
age 6+
 
Siblings' wacky adventures yield feel-good family messages.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
age 4+
 
Big sis loves little sis in sweet new-sibling tale.
By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Bridge-building sim fun, challenge puts it on shaky ground.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_book
age 4+
 
Bouncy big sis learns to tone down noise for new baby.
By Katherine Hannigan
(2015)
age 15+
 
Irreverent, ribald satire spoofs period dramas, reality TV.
Network: Comedy Central
(2015)

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