All Reviews

age 4+
Friendly magic-making problem solvers make fab role models.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
age 10+
Appealing tale of flawed, noble prince offers strong values.
By Diane Stanley
(2015)
age 14+
BFFs try to move beyond friend zone in fluffy reality show.
Network: Bravo
(2015)
age 14+
Dystopian sequel ups romance factor; still very violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 11+
'80s robot-becomes-human story falls flat.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
age 10+
Entertaining reality crew brings exotic animals to safety.
Network: A&E
(2015)
age 8+
Faith-based take on classic story is wholesome but bland.
On DVD/Streaming
(2007)
age 8+
Action and surprises in best series installment so far.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2014)
age 5+
Aspiring engineer learns to keep on trying in upbeat tale.
By Andrea Beaty
(2013)
age 12+
Rival salmon fishermen aggressively compete in reality show.
Network: Animal Planet
(2015)
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age 8+
LEARNING
Safer social media option for family sharing.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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age 4+
Wacky walk through a day in the life of 23 quirky kids.
By Roz Chast
(2015)
age 7+
Funny tales of tweens' adventures celebrate friendship.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
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age 13+
Tired '90s romcom filled with deception, sexual innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(2000)
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age 9+
Deep arcade-like shooter has lots of cartoonish violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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age 10+
Earnest coming-of-age film uses chess as a metaphor.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 14+
Overweight dancer lives life, promotes positive body image.
Network: TLC
(2015)
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age 15+
Emotional story about the devastating effects of suicide.
By Gayle Forman
(2015)
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age 16+
Slow, somber drama about secrets has drinking, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 16+
Uneven drama about family secrets has swearing, drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)

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