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It’s ‘Game Time’ and More on KIDS FIRST! Radio

KF_FilmCritics_218x225.jpgIt’s Game Time on KIDS FIRST! Coming Attractions as the radio show welcomes Ben Simon to the Aug. 30 episode to join KF film critics and hosts Sam Connan and Raven Devanney. Simon heads up Walmart’s Family Entertainment Initiative, a program through which the company suits action to its mission of bringing family films back to television. He will share some insights on the company’s latest film, Game Time: Tackling the Past, set to premiere on NBC on Saturday, Sept. 3. Then, Raven and Sam (both age 13) will add the teen-aged perspective on the movie about a small-town boy who makes it to the NFL and ten steps away from the game to come back home when his father suffers a heart attack. (View trailer here.)

Rounding out this episode, Raven and Sam will talk about three films that will be available on Blu-ray and DVD this month (direct-to-video Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (exclusively through Walmart and Sam’s Club as of Aug. 16) and two recent theatrical releases, PROM and The 5th Quarter (both out on Aug. 30).  Seasoned KF film critics, the two teens are among the seven lucky kids who been reviewing films and interviewing talent since winning last year’s KIDS FIRST! Film Critics Search in November 2010 – and now, sharing some of the limelight themselves as they take turns hosting the weekly radio show, KIDS FIRST! Coming Attractions.  Streaming on the VoiceAmerica Kids Channel, episodes can be enjoyed, shared with friends, and re-enjoyed again.SamConnan_RavenDevanney.jpg

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Photos: Sam Connan (left), Raven Devanney (right) 

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