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In Time for Earth Day - Celebrate One of Nature's Most Majestic Mammals - Bears

In an epic story, Disneynature's new film, Bears showcases a year in the life of a bear family as two young cubs are taught how to make their way in the world. Set in the grandiose Alaskan wilderness, the film follows them as they emerge from hibernation and experience the incredible world they live in complete with predators, avalanches and the search for food. "Bears is a fantastic and inspirational wild life adventure that many people will adore and watch again and again," notes KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Gerry O, age 12. See his full review below.

Bears

Reviewed by Gerry O., KIDS FIRST! Film Critic, age 13

Video review available here.

I thought this documentary would be like a usual educational lecture-like film about bears and the life of a Mama-bear. Boy, was …

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Noah - Epic Filmmaking That Will Test You

Noah is based on the Biblical story and greatly influenced by the graphic novel "Noah: For the Cruelty of Men." This film has been greatly criticized for its deviation from the Biblical story. It's good to remember that it's not a documentary. It is a Hollywood film and, as such, a great piece of filmmaking. Enjoy it for what it is not for what it isn't. Noah is the story about a man who is chosen by the Creator to undertake a momentous mission to rescue the innocent before an apocalyptic flood cleanses the wicked from the world. "This is an unexpected, thought provoking film, based loosely on the biblical story, and I was pleasantly surprised," comments KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Keefer B, age 13. See his full review below.

Noah

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Granny Ranny's Coming Attractions

Spend a Week Viewing and Reviewing the Latest Films

If you have a 10 to 15-year-old in your life who loves films and dreams of being on the red carpet, KIDS FIRST! has the perfect opportunity. Your tween can participate in the KIDS FIRST! Film Critics Boot Camp this summer in New York City/Brooklyn at Zing Revolution and Silver Spring, MD at Discover Communications for an experience they will never forget. Give your child the opportunity to build self confidence and learn more about behind-the-scenes aspects of the film industry as they critique the latest films, learn to write reviews, practice …

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Mama Doni, Passover, Rio 2, Million Dollar Arm and Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
Listen in as we interview one of our favorite guests, Mama Doni about Passover and listen to her song Mission Immatzable. We'll also review the new films Rio 2, Million Dollar Arm and Captain America: The Winter Soldier.  Catch all this and more with your hosts Brianna Hope Beaton and Keefer Blakeslee joined by KIDS FIRST! Film Critics Gerry Orz, Jeremy Badour and Patrick Nguyen. - read more...

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Become a Local Film Critic and Get Free Stuff!
I know it sounds too good to be true, but it’s not! KIDS FIRST! wants to hear from you. We want everyone to be a film critic and show that kids’ opinions matter. There is no entry fee, no contest… simply submit your video review and get your prize.

Every child age 18 and under that submits a video review of any film or DVD (rated PG-13 or under) will receive a gift card toward a media skin from our friends at ZINGrevolution.com and/or a certificate good for a free movie ticket at your local theater (sponsored by Quantum Rewards). Prizes only available while supplies last – but we have plenty to give away right now!

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