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Bronies and Fans, Take Note: My Little Pony: Equestria Girls - Rainbow Rocks Will Not Disappoint

MLP_EG_RR_400x200_now_on_02.jpg This movie Music rules and rainbows rock as Twilight Sparkle and her pals compete for the top spot in the Canterlot High "Mane Event" talent show. This latest installment of the My Little Pony franchise does not disappoint and is perfect for your younger set as well as the die hard Brony fans. KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Gerry O, age 12 comments, "It is definitely a combination of adventure with a crème of comedy and a sprinkle of excitement all rapped up in a friendship sandwich." Samantha A adds, "This movie teaches kids that friendship is stronger than any powers or spells. See their full review belows and catch Gerry and Haley's interviews with Tara Strong, Andrea Libman, Will Anderson, Jamie Foxx and more at the premiere below.teaches kids that friendship is stronger than any powers or spells. My Little Pony: Equestria Girls - Rainbow Rocks Reviewed by Gerry O, … - read more...


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Jack and the Cuckoo Clock Heart - A Wonderful Film. One of The Top Five Animated Features Of The Decade.

Jack.Cuckoo.jpgThis wonderful animated film, by Luc Besson's film company tells the tale of a young boy born on the coldest day in the history of the world. Little Jack is born with his heart frozen solid. His midwife saves his life by inserting a cuckoo-clock in place of his icy heart. And now Jack will live…as long as he observes three golden rules: 1) He must never touch the hands of the clock. 2) He must master his anger. 3) He must never, ever fall in love. But fall in love he does and hence begins a journey of escape and pursuit. Based on the novel by Mathias Malzieu, this is a fantastical, wildly inventive tale of love and heartbreak. The fabulous animation is stylish and timely. The music by Dionysos is incredible. Willie J., KIDS FIRST! Film Critic, comments, "As to the finest aspect of the movie - the score and songs, I would love this to be turned into a Broadway musical." See … - read more...

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Last Chance to Submit your Films, Audio Recording, E-Books, TV Shows for KIDS FIRST! Endorsement
KIDSFIRSTlogohighres.jpgRemember, you have until October 31 to submit your titles for either a KIDS FIRST! Endorsement or KIDS FIRST! Film Festival Acceptance. Send in your films, DVDs, audio recordings, TV shows, web sites, web series, e-books, screenplays no later than October 31. The sooner you get it to us, the quicker you get your endorsement.KIDS FIRST! has been supporting quality children's media for 23 years and is the most highly respected media endorsement program in the country. Unlike an awards program which limits the number of winners, every title that meets our criteria and is approved by our kids' juries receives an endorsement. Our base-line criteria … - read more...


Meet Teo Halm, star of Earth to Echo, Listen to our reviews of the latest and greatest films: PUMP, My Little Pony Equestria Girls - Rainbow Rocks and The Book of Life
KFCA.2014.jpgListen in as we review the latest and greatest films: PUMP, My Little Pony Equestria Girls - Rainbow Rocks, The Book of Life and Interview Teo Halm, star of Earth to Echo which is now out on DVD/Blu-ray. Catch all this and more with your hosts Raven Devanney and Gerry Orz joined by KIDS FIRST! Film Critics Keefer Blakeslee, Samantha Alexander and Katherine Starr. LIsten here! - read more...

From the Jury

Tim Burton Tribute
halloween.Burton.jpgHalloween is just around the corner. It’s the time for candy, costumes and everything spooky. It’s also the time to watch some of the best Halloween movies and television specials. When it comes to that, I always turn to one of my favorite directors of all time, Tim Burton. Burton is known for his dark, brooding and down-right weird film making. I was first introduced to Burton when I was a toddler and watched Nightmare Before Christmas. When I saw the opening number, "This is Halloween” for the first time, my little toddler eyes grew wide with wonder. Sadly, my mom hid my only copy of the film from me because she thought it would give me … - read more...


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