Best Media Lists: Our Recommendations for Families

Need some fresh ideas for your next family movie night? In the market for apps and games that will entertain your kids and teach them a thing or two? Looking for a book to engage your reluctant reader? Our editors have hand-picked lists of their favorite titles in every category of media we cover -- movies, TV, books, music, websites, apps, and games (including learning ratings) -- to give you the information you need to make the best choices for your family. All of our picks are entertaining and rated to help you decide whether they're age-appropriate for your kids.

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Best U.K. Films of the Year: 2022

Check out this year's exceptional titles from the United Kingdom.

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Best Podcasts of the Year: 2022

All the best listens of the year, all in one place.

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Best Video Games of the Year: 2022

Check out the video games we loved this year.

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Best Books of the Year: 2022

The year's most captivating reads and unforgettable characters.

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Best TV Shows of the Year: 2022

How many of these great picks graced your screen this year?

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Best Movies of the Year: 2022

From big theatrical releases to streaming faves, see the top picks from this year.

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Movies & TV Shows That Celebrate Indigenous Peoples

Thoughtful picks that showcase stories by and for Indigenous communities.

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Podcasts That Feature Indigenous Voices and Stories

Authentic podcasts that highlight and celebrate diverse Indigenous stories, voices, and experiences.

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5 Family Movies to Celebrate the Day of the Dead

Engaging animated stories that are full of life.

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Halloween Essentials by Guillermo Del Toro

Spooktacular titles from the Master of Horror.

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Scary Podcasts for Kids

Spooky listening for kids of all ages.

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True Crime Podcasts for Kids, Tweens, and Teens

True crime and true-ish crime podcasts for listeners of all ages.

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Movies That Represent and Celebrate Jewish Heritage

These thoughtfully curated movies are a reflection of what it means to be Jewish.

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YouTube: Game On Games

Check out the games your favorite YouTubers will be playing.

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Best Latino Movies to Watch as a Family

From Oscar winners to real life heroes.

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Popular Games on Roblox

Check out these games kids can access on the Roblox website.

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Best Bilingual and Spanish Podcasts for Kids

Kids, tweens, and teens will love these educational and entertaining picks.

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Celebrate Stranger Things with Titles Inspired by Iconic '80s Video Game Franchises

Nostalgic video game titles inspired by the gnarliest decade.

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Movies and TV Shows That Celebrate Black Music

From chart-toppers to the local marching band, explore the influences of Black music with these great picks!

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Great Books to Commemorate Juneteenth

These powerful stories explore the history of slavery and emancipation in the United States.