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The Iron Flower: The Black Witch Chronicles, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dramatic, overlong sequel tackles prejudice thoughtfully.
By Laurie Forest
(2018)
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NBA Live 19 Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Street ball is great, but court play still shoots airballs.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2018)
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SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fighting game that's more flash (and flesh) than substance.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2018)
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Marvel's Spider-Man Game Poster Image
age 14+
"Spider-sense"-ational tale starring iconic wall crawler.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2018)
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The Messenger Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Entertaining, tough adventure pays homage to classic games.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2018)
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Zion TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Exceptional short docu tells teen's story of perseverance.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Shenmue I & II Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Classic franchise returns with retro tale of revenge.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Alpha Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Boy, wolf face intense peril in epic prehistoric adventure.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Phantom Doctrine Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Deep strategy, engaging Cold War spy tale will hook players.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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Imagination Land Movie Poster Image
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age 4+
Amateurish animated animal stories for preschoolers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Madden NFL 19 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
New season of football tackles fun, improved gameplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Willa of the Wood Book Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed, violent, absorbing, heartfelt fantasy.
By Robert Beatty
(2018)
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Boxing Star App Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun arcade boxing a knockout; objectification is a low blow.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Deadly Nightmares of Nature TV Poster Image
age 7+
Fun animal docuseries uses education to replace fear.
Network: Comcast Kid Central
(2012)
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Shining Resonance Refrain Game Poster Image
age 13+
Huge adventure has slow intro but develops into grand tale.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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The Miracle Season Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Tragic loss rocks, then inspires team in true sports story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Go Vacation Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Virtual vacation takes some work before enjoying mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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Celebrity Animal Encounters TV Poster Image
age 9+
Animated retellings have broad appeal but some iffy stuff.
Network: Animal Planet
(2018)
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Rampage Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Big, loud, occasionally gory game-based adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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All Summer Long Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Best friends battle summer blues in heartfelt graphic novel.
By Hope Larson
(2018)
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