All Reviews

csm_tv
age 3+
 
Young bird's adventures celebrate curiosity, relationships.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
age 10+
 
Often tragic, often bloody stories with a fun Percy twist.
By Rick Riordan
(2015)
age 16+
 
'Walking Dead' prequel is bloody, with a much slower burn.
Network: AMC
(2015)
age 8+
 
Action-packed tale provides laughs while selling products.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 7+
 
CGI update has mayhem, laughs, and some edginess.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
csm_book
age 10+
 
Funny, moving graphic novel takes on teen substance abuse.
By Matthew Holm, Jennifer Holm
(2015)
age 14+
 
Haunting, beautiful tale of love, pain, and secrets.
By Moira Fowley-Doyle
(2015)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Religious take on family, football has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 9+
 
Action-packed animated adventure has constant fighting.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_movie
age 16+
 
Quirky, talky comedy has some laughs but rings false.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
age 8+
 
Campy sibling fight frustrates, pleases with juvenile humor.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Tot-friendly missions rescue stranded friends.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 9+
 
Toy and TV show tie-in has more sci-fi violence than plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 7+
 
Some violence, but reunion is enjoyable for superfans.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Watered-down "young Disney" biopic is too bland to appeal.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
age 12+
 
Disappointing adventure wastes talented cast, gets bloody.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
csm_website
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Reading site has quizzes, games, plugs to buy book series.
URL: http://www.magictreehouse.com
(2015)
age 10+
 
Twins and friends fight magic villains in exciting sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2015)
csm_tv
age 6+
 
Silly camp comedy spin-off will delight Jessie fans.
Network: Disney Channel
(2015)
csm_movie
age 16+
 
Decent messages in tepid indie dramedy; language, drug use.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)

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