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Family Picks

Big Time Rush, ”Iron Man 3,” and more

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MAY 2013
2 TV

? Big Time Rush, Nickelodeon The boy-band phenom Big Time Rush are back for more mischief, both on and off the stage, in season 4 of their eponymous sitcom.

3 MOVIES

? Iron Man 3 (PG-13) Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow Start the summer movie season off right with the wisecracking welded warrior. Tony Stark and his trusty gal Pepper Potts (who even gets to don the metallic suit!) return for some post-Avengers action — making for high-octane fun that’s geared more toward teens than tots.

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? Eoin Colfer, Warp Book 1: The Reluctant Assassin — The Artemis Fowl author launches another series starring a spirited boy on a high-speed adventure. Riley, a 14-year-old orphan apprenticed to a criminal illusionist, hurtles through a wormhole from Victorian London to the present day, where a 17-year-old FBI agent helps him escape century-hopping dangers and enemies.

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? Demi Lovato, Demi The X Factor judge and Disney Channel alum already put in her bid for song of the summer with the hit ”Heart Attack,” but she’s not stopping there. Lovato’s fierce fourth album is brimming with pop anthems and emotional ballads that you’ll be singing along to well past Labor Day.

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? Epic (TBD) Amanda Seyfried, Colin Farrell The animated adventure follows a human girl who stumbles across some glowing leaves in the forest, gets magically shrunk down to miniature size, and finds herself immersed in a world of tiny warriors called Leaf Men.