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"Frozen" - Comedy, Romance, Adventure, Suspense, Thrillers, Fantasy and Much More!Just in time for the holidays and the winter season comes "Frozen," based on the Hans Christian Anderson story The Snow Queen but, with a few twists of its own. Two young princesses face the test of their love when one, plagued by icy powers traps the kingdom in eternal winter. This is a wonderfully animated film from Disney's Animation Studio that delivers a visual extravaganza from beginning to end. It's one to share with your entire family this holiday season. KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Keefer B. points out that, "What makes this film amazing is the animation. They have created fantastic visuals. The way the ice and snow glisten and dance is spectacular. I also love the music." Gerry Orz adds, "The movie has so much to love - comedy, romance, adventure, suspense, thrillers, fantasy and so, so much more." See Keefer and Gerry's full reviews below. Frozen By Keefer B., … - read more...
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Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson Deliver Stunning Performances in The Hunger Games: Catching FireEagerly awaited, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," based on the book by Suzanne Collins comes out this weekend and, according to KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Jailene A, "is the most intense and amazing film of the year." See Jailene's full review below. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Reviewed by Jailene A. Video Review available here “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is the most intense and amazing film of the year. Catching Fire is the sequel to the amazing “Hunger Games.” This film shows how Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) are, unfortunately, drawn once again to compete in a special 75th Hunger Games and how they are the reason for the rebellion in all the districts. Katniss has given people in the districts hope from her courage and that is brewing up to be a horrible thing for President Snow. What I love about this amazing film is … - read more...
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KIDS FIRST! Endorsement / Film Festival Deadlines Last Extension - Dec 15We have extended our deadline for both endorsement submissions and film festival submissions to December 15. That's right, you have a little just a few more days to get your films, DVDs, web series, apps and audios into us for 2013 endorsements and film festival inclusion. Remember, unlike awards programs that limit the number of awards given out, any title that meets our endorsement criteria and is deemed to be child friendly, gets an endorsement. If it's not endorsed, we even tell you exactly why. That way, you can fix it and re-submit. You have until December 15 to submit your audio recordings, films, DVD, apps, web series and games. Screenplays … - read more...
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Frozen, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Ender's Game, PlanesListen in as we review four great new films: "Frozen" from Disney, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," "Ender's Game," and "Planes" which is now available in DVD/Blu-ray. Hear all this and more with Co-hosts Keefer Blakeslee and Raven Devanney. !--[if>![endif]-->!--[if> - 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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