All Reviews

The Man Who Knew Infinity Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Compelling story, but WWI-era math biopic needs more zest.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
The Underground Railroad Book Poster Image
age 15+
Riveting, thought-provoking, brutal runaway slave story.
By Colson Whitehead
(2016)
Reigns App Poster Image
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age 12+
Simple but funny text-based strategy game, implied violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(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)
Galactic Hot Dogs, Book 1: Cosmoe's Wiener Getaway Book Poster Image
age 8+
Breathlessly busy space adventure is giddy fun.
By Max Brallier
(2016)
Metroid Prime: Federation Force Game Poster Image
age 14+
Fun, flawed co-op shooter has tame alien focused violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
The Crimson Skew: The Mapmaker's Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fabulous end to complex trilogy includes anti-war message.
By S. E. Grove
(2016)
Ratchet & Clank Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Video game-based sci-fi adventure is fun but forgettable.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Phantaruk Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Bland sci-fi horror gory, dull gameplay underwhelms.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Anthropoid Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Depressing, dull, violent take on a true WWII story.
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)
Lucky Strikes Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Crazy schemes, sweetness in funny, poignant Depression tale.
By Louis Bayard
(2016)
No Man's Sky Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Sci-fi tale spans vast galaxy with virtually endless play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas Book Poster Image
age 7+
Compelling bio of African-American heart surgery developer.
By Gwendolyn Hooks
(2016)
Ozzy & Jack's World Detour TV Poster Image
age 14+
Rock royalty's road trip filled with history nuggets, fun.
Network: History
(2016)
Requiem for the American Dream Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Noam Chomsky's theories of inequality are important but dry.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Peter: The Redemption Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Violent biblical story defeated by weak production.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Starbound Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Clever, fun sandbox adventure has some confusing controls.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
Learning to Swear in America Book Poster Image
age 14+
Engaging blend of romance, sci-fi, and culture clash.
By Katie Kennedy
(2016)
My Voyage App Poster Image
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age 5+
Videos and activities teach sustainability and some culture.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)

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