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Shazam! Fury of the Gods * I Laughed, Cried, And Felt Every Emotion Watching This Film. It Is Entertaining From Beginning To End

KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Tiana S. comments, “I laughed, cried, and literally felt every emotion watching this film. It is entertaining from beginning to end. The plot twists and special guest appearances are mind-blowing as well.” Madeleine H. adds, “I love Shazam! Fury of the Gods.  It is lighthearted, super funny and thrilling. Intense battle scenes match the fury of the Gods, yet they are no match for the unity of a “family” of foster kids turned superheroes lead by Shazam (Zachary Levi).” Avani M. adds, “… Zachary Levi makes this movie amazing! He is so funny as Shazam! because he portrays a teenager's personality so well. He also shows that a superhero can have insecurities too. Helen Mirren is great as Hespera because she plays a very menacing villain…” Katherine S. adds, “This is a mediocre … - read more...


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The Magician’s Elephant * A Magnificent Movie That Totally Transports You To The World Of The Story

The Magician’s Elephant follows young Peter, who is searching for his long-lost sister, and crosses paths with a fortune teller in the market square. There is only one question on his mind: is his sister still alive? The answer -- that he must follow a mysterious elephant -- sets Peter off on a remarkable journey to complete three seemingly impossible tasks that magically change the face of his town forever. The Magician’s Elephant is based on Newbery Award-winning author Kate DiCamillo’s classic novel. KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Avalon N. comments, “The Magician's Elephant is a magnificent movie that totally transports you to the world of the story. It is one of my favorite animated movies that I’ve ever seen. The message of this film is to never give up hope because you never know what may come along to change your situation.” Keila … - read more...

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Join our KIDS FIRST! Film Critics Team
Are you passionate about media? Do you see yourself in front of a camera as an entertainment reporter? Look no further. We are looking for someone just like you! We invite you to audition for our KIDS FIRST! Film Critics Team here: https://www.kidsfirst.org/become-a-juror/ There, you will fill out our online audition form. Along with your personal information (which we do not share), you'll be asked to submit a sample 200 word written review of a film or TV show and to upload a brief video about yourself to our dropbox folder. Next, our staff reviews your application. We'll reach out to you with any questions we have and we might ask you to … - read more...


Ant-man and the Wasp: Quantumania, Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur – Paul Rudd, Peyton Reed, Jonathan Majors, David Dastmalchian
Enjoy listening to our interviews on the red carpet of Ant-man and the Wasp: Quantumania with Paul Rudd, Peyton Reed, Jonathan Majors, David Dastmalchian and more, Marvel's Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (reviews/interviews), plus Diamond White, Fred Tatasciore, Lile Barer from Marvel's moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur. Plus our team reviews both these films. Hosted by Kyla C. with Katherine S. Nathalia J. reporting. Before you spend your hard earned money on entertainment be sure to listen reviews by real kids - our reporters. - read more...

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Snow White And The Fairytale Fun Force * Unique Learning Fairytale With Adventure, Comedy, Friendship And Heroes
Little Snow White is growing up fast! When her best friend, Dorothy, is in trouble, the sassy princess quickly calls on the bravest gang of fairytale characters ever assembled to come to her friend’s rescue! Together they are the Fairytale Fun Force and they are ready to spring into action! KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Ethan P. comments, “I like Snow White and the Fairytale Fun Force because it is a unique kid's fairytale cartoon where children are learning with humor. This show combines adventure and comedy with friendship and heroes.” Kendall B. adds, “My favorite thing about this movie is all the characters. … - read more...


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