Video Trailer Click to see video reviews VISION FILMS Series: FEATURE, AGES 8-18 Topic - Family Description - When a treasure hunter discovers his family ties to an ancient Hawaiian secret that's been lost for generations, he embarks on a quest to find and protect this mystical staff which, in the wrong hands, could lead to the island's doom. KIDS FIRST!® Adult Jurors say - SEE YOUTH COMMENTS KIDS FIRST!® Kid Jurors say -
The Lost Treasure is a greatly scripted, nicely executed film. It has quite a bit of action but definitely not too scary for younger children.
This film is about treasure hunter Eddie Fox (Josh Margules). One day he finds a book which leads him to find out about a magical staff. He embarks on a mission to get this staff before it falls into the wrong hands.
First, this film has lots of amazing stuff in it. Most n... read more
Video Trailer Click to see video reviews SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT Series: FEATURE, AGES 8-18 Topic - Family Description - Drac and the pack are back, like you've never seen them before in Hotel Transylvania: Transformania. Reunite with your favorite monsters for an all-new adventure that presents Drac with his most terrifying task yet. When Van Helsing's mysterious invention, the 'Monsterfication Ray," goes haywire, Drac and his monster pals are all transformed into humans, and Johnny becomes a monster! In their new mismatched bodies, D... read more KIDS FIRST!® Adult Jurors say - see youth comments KIDS FIRST!® Kid Jurors say -
Your favorite monsters are back in Hotel Transylvania: Transformania for the fourth and final installment of the Hotel Transylvania franchise! This film is entertaining from the opening sequence right until the last minute. Full of thrilling CGI animation, electrifying music, monstrous comedy and one all-new crazy adventure, the audience is sure to have a frightastic time watching it!
Video Trailer Click to see video reviews HULU, LLC Series: TV SERIES, AGES 5-12 Topic - Family Description - Set 1,300 years after the events of How To Train Your Dragon, dragons are now just a legend to the modern world. When a geological anomaly opens up an immense, miles-deep fissure in the Earth's surface, scientists from all over the world gather at a new research facility to study the mysterious phenomenon. Soon a group of misfit kids, brought to the site by their parents, uncover the truth about dragons and where the... read more KIDS FIRST!® Adult Jurors say - see youth comments KIDS FIRST!® Kid Jurors say -
Dragons: The Nine Realms is a fun, animated, action-packed and mystical kids TV series that will entertain young kids everywhere! Anyone who is a fan of the How to Train Your Dragon movie franchise and/or loves dragons and themes of friendship and uniqueness will enjoy watching the series, set 1,300 after the Dragon films, Dragons: The Nine Realms features a group of kids: Tom Kullersen (Jeremy Shada), Jun Wong (Ashl... read more
Video Trailer Click to see video reviews LIONSGATE FILMS Series: FEATURE, AGES 10 - 18 Topic - Family Description - American Underdog tells the inspirational true story of Kurt Warner (Zachary Levi), who went from a stock boy at a grocery store to a two-time NFL MVP, Super Bowl champion, and Hall of Fame quarterback. The film centers on Warner's unique story and years of challenges and setbacks that could have derailed his aspirations to become an NFL player -- but just when his dreams seemed all but out of reach, it is only with ... read more KIDS FIRST!® Adult Jurors say - see youth comments KIDS FIRST!® Kid Jurors say -
American Underdog is based on a football player's unlikely true story of ascending to the heights of the game. This biopic features moments of drama, comedy, romance, nostalgia, frustration and religious events that will touch your core.
This magnificent movie is about the legendary NFL quarterback, Kurt Warner (Zachary Levi) and his wife Brenda (Anna Paquin). This is the first faith and family film released by Lio... read more
Video Trailer Click to see video reviews DISNEY+ Series: TV SERIES, 10-18 Topic - Family Description - It might seem humans have mapped every inch of our planet's surface, but look closer and you'll discover that there is still so much more to uncover -- the age of exploration is far from over! Welcome to Earth, a Disney+ original series from National Geographic, follows two-time Academy Award� nominee Will Smith on an extraordinary, once-in-a-lifetime adventure around the world to explore Earth's greatest wonders and... read more KIDS FIRST!® Adult Jurors say - see youth comments KIDS FIRST!® Kid Jurors say -
I loved Welcome To Earth, a six-part documentary featuring Will Smith traveling to the far reaches of the globe in search of Earth's hidden secrets. It is exciting to watch Will find himself in places few have gone before, which forces him to conquer his fears as he embarks on life changing expeditions that alter his perception, and the viewer's, of the world we live in.
Audiences will follow Will from the Nambia D... read more
Video Trailer Click to see video reviews TERROR FILMS Series: FEATURE, AGES 12 - 18 Topic - Family Description - When 15-year-old Nolan discovers a secret family legacy and a portal that enables him to travel to parallel worlds, it's a young boy's dream come true ... until it becomes a nightmare when he realizes he's being pursued across the ages by an evil force. When he becomes stranded on Christmas in an alternate timeline with his quirky family and a rebellious and petulant older sister he's never met before, he realizes Ma... read more KIDS FIRST!® Adult Jurors say - Portal Runner is a great horror film that also qualifies as a family film. The character development between two siblings, Mea and Nolan, is worth noting. They go from siblings that hate each other to a duo willing to collaborate to solve an issue. I love all the sound effects and music, the props (especially the cooker-like appliance that is the cause of the all the horror) and the main character, Nolan, who is will... read more KIDS FIRST!® Kid Jurors say -
Portal Runner is a new, captivating movie with so many twists and turns there is never a dull moment. Up-and-coming actors use an interesting plot to turn this film into a memorable one. Portal Runner has the potential to become a fan favorite.
The film Portal Runner follows a young boy, named Nolan (Sloane Morgan Siegel), who was living a perfectly normal life, until he discovered a portal to other worlds. When he... read more
Video Trailer Click to see video reviews NETFLIX Series: FEATURE, AGES 10 - 18 Topic - Family Description - In 1999, 12-year-old Beverly discovers a broken mixtape made by her late parents. She sets out to find the songs -- and learn more about her mom and dad. KIDS FIRST!® Adult Jurors say - see youth comments KIDS FIRST!® Kid Jurors say -
Mixtape is an excellent feel-good flick! Amazing songs, extraordinary characters, and comedic one-liners make this movie worthwhile. By the end of the film, I wanted to watch it all over again.
Mixtape follows twelve-year-old Beverly (Gemma Brooke Allen) in 1999. She lives with her grandmother Gail (Julie Bowen) after her parents died in a car crash. One day, Beverly finds a mixtape from her parents and goes on a j... read more
Click to see video reviews 101 STUDIOS Series: FOREIGN FEATURE, AGES 15-18 Topic - Family Description - Ines works as a dubbing actress and sings in a choir in Buenos Aires. After a traumatic experience during a holiday trip, she develops a sleep disorder and starts suffering from very vivid nightmares. At work, the studio microphones pick up strange sounds coming from her body, threatening her career and her singing. In�s becomes paranoid as she has increasing trouble telling what is real from what is not. She begins ... read more KIDS FIRST!® Adult Jurors say - see youth comments KIDS FIRST!® Kid Jurors say -
Its one-of-a-kind mix of horror, humor, intrigue and a sprinkling of mystique make The Intruder, Argentina's entry for the Oscar Awards, a spellbinding watch. With enjoyably offbeat storytelling and crisp cinematography, this film is not one to miss.
The Intruder opens with some scenes that are up to the audience's interpretation, where we meet In�s (Erica Rivas), a voice artist who suffers from troubling nightmare... read more
Video Trailer Click to see video reviews 101 STUDIOS Series: FEATURE FILM, AGES 8-18 Topic - Family Description - The Chosen has a new episode! To launch the Christmas season this December, The Chosen has created a special episode about the birth of Christ through the eyes of Mary and Joseph. You'll also see an extraordinary lineup of musicians perform both new and classic Christmas songs from the set of The Chosen. KIDS FIRST!® Adult Jurors say - see youth comments KIDS FIRST!® Kid Jurors say -
Calming, musical and inspiring are just some of the words that describe this new episode of The Chosen series, Christmas with the Chosen: The Messengers. This episode is just in time for the Christmas holiday and brings a touching story and music revolving around Jesus Christ's birth. This special event is the first time The Chosen fans gather across the country and they will not be disappointed.
Video Trailer Click to see video reviews DISNEY CHANNEL Series: FEATURE FILM AGES 5-18 Topic - Family Description - Rowena "Ro" is a high-spirited teenager who is experiencing a lackluster Christmas. Ro isn't handling her parents' divorce well. She wants her life back the way it was--her parents back together, her dad's new girlfriend and son out of the picture, and their family traditions to remain the same. After a disappointing celebration with her family, including her sister Gabriela "Gabby," Abuela Sofia and Abuelo Hector, s... read more KIDS FIRST!® Adult Jurors say - see youth comments KIDS FIRST!® Kid Jurors say -
Christmas Again is full of so much comedy, action and seasonal fun. Imagine your craziest and/or most memorable Christmas and having to live it over and over again! Well that's exactly what you will get from this new holiday film. It's sure to go on your list of movies to watch every year with your family.
Christmas Again follows Rowena "Ro" (Scarlett Estevez) who wakes up on Christmas Day looking forward to anothe... read more
Video Trailer Click to see video reviews APPLE TV Series: TV SERIES, 10-15 Topic - Family Description - Set in 1960s New York when the original book was published, Harriet the Spy follows the outspoken and perpetually curious 11-year-old Harriet M. Welsch. More than anything, Harriet wants to be a writer, and in order to be a good writer, she'll need to know everything. And to know everything means she'll need to spy ... on everyone! Produced by The Jim Henson Company, the animated series stars acclaimed actor Beanie F... read more KIDS FIRST!® Adult Jurors say - see youth comments KIDS FIRST!® Kid Jurors say -
A sweet series bringing back to life a classic character, Apple TV+'s Harriet the Spy is a fun watch, though its animation doesn't break any barriers.
Harriet the Spy follows 11-year-old Harriet M. Welch (Beanie Feldstein), the same wannabe spy popularized by Louise Fitzhugh's 1964 books. She's a normal kid, attending a prep school with her friends in an indeterminate time without cell phones and with nannies weari... read more
Click to see video reviews THE CAPABLES Series: EBOOK, AGES 5-12 Topic - Family Description - Rae is like many five year olds with one BIG exception: she has a super-secret superpower. It's her 1st day of school & her classmates are in need. Will she keep her power hidden, or help her friends? KIDS FIRST!® Adult Jurors say - I really enjoyed Rae's First Day. The book is filled with beautiful artwork, almost like a graphic novel. My favorite part is when Rae explains her disability to her classmates and is able to make friends and to prevent herself from being bullied.
Rae's disability doesn't define the little girl she is. Rae's First Day is about inclusiveness of all people with disabilities. Rae shows her superpowers caused by her di... read more
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The theme of Rae's First Day is very appealing; it's about the inclusion of all people no matter how different they are. Everybody should read this book. Not only is it totally heartwarming, but it empowers people who have disabilities to be the very best they can be. We are all super in our own way. My favorite part of the book is when Rae uses her superpowers to save the day by clearing the rain so that recess coul... read more