All Reviews

Sticks & Stones Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Tween drama has strong messages about self-esteem.
By Abby Cooper
(2016)
Lights Out Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Exceptionally simple, smart, scary monster movie.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Blade Arcus from Shining: Battle Arena Game Poster Image
age 13+
Formulaic fighter that's lacking some depth, punch.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
School of the Dead Book Poster Image
age 8+
Suspenseful, action-packed ghost story has mild scares.
By Avi
(2016)
Elena of Avalor TV Poster Image
age 5+
Spunky Latina-inspired princess is an excellent role model.
Network: Disney Junior
(2016)
Song of the Deep Collector's Edition Game Poster Image
age 10+
Underwater tale with heart, depth slightly sunk by controls.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
God Eater Resurrection Game Poster Image
age 15+
Deep fantasy game with mature content, monster violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2016)
 
Phantom Boy Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Poignant crime caper follows sick boy with ghostly ability.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Ghostbusters (2016) Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fun update on classic has lots of ghosts + girl power.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Ghostbusters Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun busting action only appealing to young kids.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Necropolis Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Dungeon crawler can be fun but punishingly hard.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
BoxBoxBoy! Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
No cutting corners in this simple, addictive puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Justin Time GO! TV Poster Image
age 3+
Imagination takes Justin and friends to faraway, fun places.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
Journey to the Lights: Disney Frozen: Northern Lights Book Poster Image
age 6+
Upbeat "Frozen" spin-off is an easy chapter book for fans.
By Suzanne Franc
(2016)
Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood TV Poster Image
age 6+
Friendship and young heroics in fun reimagining of classic.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2016)
Pokémon GO App Poster Image
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age 13+
Exciting, active game marred by privacy and safety issues.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
The Inquisition: Summoner, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Gripping sequel shows heinously violent world of orc enemy.
By Taran Matharu
(2016)
A Clatter of Jars Book Poster Image
age 8+
Quirky blend of magic, issues, recipes in summer camp tale.
By Lisa Graff
(2016)
Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness Game Poster Image
age 13+
Despite fun battle sequences, this is a mediocre sci-fi RPG.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
My Little Pony: Harmony Quest App Poster Image
age 8+
Repetition, required purchases best put out to pasture.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)

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