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The Good Dinosaur – Finding Your Roar!

thegooddinosaur_1.jpgThe Good Dinosaur, which will be released on Blu-Ray/Digital HD on February 23, asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? In this epic journey into the world of dinosaurs, an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend and learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of. KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Ryan R. (age 11) comments, “I like how it touches our emotions and admit that it made me cry in some parts. I also liked the jokes because they are really funny.” Gerry O. adds, “The whole plot is a large and exciting adventure which allows for some mild action. There is a bigger moral to the story which is “discover your voice.” See their full reviews below. The Good Dinosaur By Ryan R., KIDS First Film Critic, Age … - read more...


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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – An Epic Classic Now on Blu-Ray and Digital HD

SnowWhite2.jpgFrom the Walt Disney Signature Collection comes the enchanting and inspiring classic Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. In this epic animated story of love and friendship, the kind and beautiful princess Snow White wins the hearts of the Seven Dwarfs and triumphs over the evil plans of a wicked Queen. Called "The Greatest Animated Film Of All Time," it is available now on High Definition Blu-ray and for the first time ever on Digital HD, with special features the entire family will enjoy. KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Gerry O. comments, “Before Cinderella lost her slipper and before Aladdin met the Genie, Walt Disney did his most crazy and insane project ever - a feature animated movie, the first of its kind… This film was designed for all ages and I still agree.” See his full review below. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Blu-ray, Digital HD) By Gerry O., KIDS FIRST! Film … - read more...

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Submit to KIDS FIRST! Film Festival Now Through March 12
Submit.Mar.2016.jpgWe are accepting submissions for the KIDS FIRST! Film Festival now through March 12. If you have a great film for kids and families that you wish to get played at venues all across the country, this is your opportunity to submit it. We have more than 50 venue affiliates who use the programming we select for their you and family programs. Each KIDS FIRST! venue partner offers their own awards and prizes. So, there are a plethora of potential awards awaiting you. Just think, for one entry fee, you have 50 venues looking at your submission. That makes the fee dirt cheap! Accepted feature films will get a First Look opportunity for distribution by Engine 15 … - read more...


Kung Fu Panda 3, The Finest Hours, The 5th Wave
KFCA.2015.DEC.V2.jpgListen in as we review the latest installment to your favorite Jack Black series, Kung Fu Panda 3, the true life story film, The Finest Hour and The 5th Wave. Hosts Morgan Bertsch and Brianna Hope Beaton are joined by KIDS FIRST! Film Critics Benjamin, Abigail, Clayton, Tre’ana, Lainey and Harmony. Before you go spend your hard earned money at the movies, be sure to listen to what our youth critics have to - read more...

From the Jury

Oscars So White By Willie Jones
racist_oscars.jpgSpike Lee and Jada Pinkett Smith will be boycotting this year’s Academy Awards. Why? Because, for the second consecutive year, all 20 of the acting nominees are white. Even Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs, who is African American, has expressed her disappointment with the lack of diversity in the nominees. She’s said she was “heartbroken and frustrated” by the lack of diversity. Actor David Oyelowo, who many feel was snubbed last year for his performance as Martin Luther King in Selma, said that the nominations don’t reflect him or “this nation.” As a black actor who is a connoisseur of the Academy Awards and one who is well aware of … - read more...


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