All Reviews

Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA X Game Poster Image
age 14+
Focus on the beat in this bubbly, tough J-pop rhythm game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2016)
Groovy Joe: Ice Cream & Dinosaurs: Groovy Joe, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 3+
Silly dog story about sharing by Pete the Cat creator.
By Eric Litwin
(2002)
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)
Puffin Rock Music! App Poster Image
age 3+
Gentle music maker won't overwhelm senses.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Chromebook
(2016)
Metroid Prime: Federation Force Game Poster Image
age 14+
Fun, flawed co-op shooter has tame alien focused violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Monsters and Monocles Game Poster Image
age 13+
Victorian-themed twin-stick shooter feels way too difficult.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Home: Adventures with Tip and Oh TV Poster Image
age 6+
Movie follow-up continues sweet, family-centric messages.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
Florence Foster Jenkins Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Charming period comedy may not sing to younger viewers.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Road to Ballhalla Game Poster Image
age 8+
"Roll-playing" game delights in bad puns but is too short.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Starbound Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Clever, fun sandbox adventure has some confusing controls.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
 
Sing Street Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Brilliant (if edgy) musical drama celebrates creativity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Miles Ahead Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Cheadle shines in dark, labor-of-love biopic of Miles Davis.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Boid Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun, fast, easy-to-play strategy requires fast thinking.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS-Force Game Poster Image
age 12+
Big robot battles for fans, but team fights can be tedious.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2016)
Chime Sharp Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Soothing puzzler moves to its own beat.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Hawken Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em robots, but free-to-play fun doesn't last.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2016)
I Saw the Light Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Strong acting, great music in mature but predictable biopic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Game Poster Image
age 10+
A fun, fun romp through a galaxy far, far away.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
Saving the Whole Wide World: Hilo, Book 2: Book Poster Image
age 8+
Alien robot fights alien invasion in fun page-turner.
By Judd Winick
(2016)
Hard Reset Redux Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Old-school bot shooter updated, but play still feels rusty.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)

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