All Reviews

Ace the Case Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Tween detective story is surprisingly violent, dark in tone.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Game Poster Image
age 18+
Violent, mature sci-fi sequel raises big moral dilemmas.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Ben-Hur Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
New take on classic tale has intense action, few surprises.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Zorro: The Chronicles TV Poster Image
age 7+
Copious action, some mature themes in reimagined series.
Network: Hulu
(2016)
Monsters and Monocles Game Poster Image
age 13+
Victorian-themed twin-stick shooter feels way too difficult.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Hell or High Water Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Excellent, relevant crime drama has language, violence.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Home: Adventures with Tip and Oh TV Poster Image
age 6+
Movie follow-up continues sweet, family-centric messages.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
Ms. Bixby's Last Day Book Poster Image
age 8+
Remarkable story of three boys honoring spirited teacher.
By John David Anderson
(2016)
Lucky Strikes Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Crazy schemes, sweetness in funny, poignant Depression tale.
By Louis Bayard
(2016)
The Memory Book Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Engaging, bittersweet story of teen facing serious illness.
By Lara Avery
(2016)
Louder Than Bombs Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Intimate, mature drama deals with a family's grief.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Judy Moody and the Bucket List Book Poster Image
age 6+
Laughs, lessons enrich tale of what to do before 4th grade.
By Megan McDonald
(2016)
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Wii U) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Decent collection of sports games just misses the gold.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
The Shadow Cadets of Pennyroyal Academy: Pennyroyal Academy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lessons, magic, gore in exciting princess-school sequel.
By M.A. Larson
(2016)
Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen Book Poster Image
age 12+
Candid, chatty memoir is powerful voice for trans kids.
By Jazz Jennings
(2016)
Starbound Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Clever, fun sandbox adventure has some confusing controls.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
Into the Forest Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Mature but thoughtful dystopian sisterhood drama.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
An Author's Odyssey: The Land of Stories, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Pirates, space aliens, mummies add to mishmash mayhem.
By Chris Colfer
(2016)
And I Darken Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Absorbing read imagines the early years of a female Dracula.
By Kiersten White
(2016)
Elena of Avalor TV Poster Image
age 5+
Spunky Latina-inspired princess is an excellent role model.
Network: Disney Junior
(2016)

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