All Reviews

The Enchantress: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Ambitious, edu-taining fantasy series gets a grand send-off.
By Michael Scott
(2012)
Dragon's Dogma Game Poster Image
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age 18+
LEARNING
Mature role-playing adventure with action, blood, and gore.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
Sorcery Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Fun fantasy for teens has memorable story and characters.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2012)
Make Believers Music Poster Image
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age 2+
Eclectic music with sweet lyrics and great messages.
By Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
(2012)
The Secret World of Arrietty Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Deeply felt anime about loneliness and friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
In Tents Music Poster Image
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age 2+
Outstanding soundtrack to circus life is fun all year long.
By Recess Monkey
(2012)
Battleship Game Poster Image
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age 14+
LEARNING
Lackluster action game with some tactical elements.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
Diablo III Game Poster Image
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age 18+
LEARNING
Gruesome, gory RPG is best suited for adult players.
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
City of Lost Souls: The Mortal Instruments, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Bloody bestselling fantasy series gets steamier.
By Cassandra Clare
(2012)
Cardcaptor Sakura TV Poster Image
age 8+
Cute action-packed magical girl anime with romance.
Network: WB, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon
(2012)
The Dream Machine Game Poster Image
age 15+
Spooky adventure take on dreams but has technical issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
The Serpent's Shadow: The Kane Chronicles, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
More end-of-times excitement with a heavy dose of humor.
By Rick Riordan
(2012)
Underworld Awakening Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Selene returns for more dreary action and very gory thrills.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Mortal Kombat (PS Vita) Game Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
Very violent and graphic fighting game now on handheld.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
TERA Game Poster Image
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age 18+
LEARNING
Violent MMO filled with bloody monster combat, sexy outfits.
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
Bitterblue Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Graceling sequel overlong, but strong heroine shines.
By Kristin Cashore
(2012)
Level Up Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Fantasy-action flick is best for video game-savvy tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Motorcity TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Action toon offers thought-provoking content for tweens.
Network: Disney XD
(2012)
Oliver Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Imaginative boy goes down the drain on fantastic adventure.
By Judith Rossell
(2012)
Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Heavy violence in convoluted but dazzling anime fantasy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)

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