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Prehistoric Planet * Breathtaking And Majestic With A Musical Score By Hans Zimmer And Rich Narration By Sir David Attenborough

Experience the wonders of our world like never before in this epic docuseries from Jon Favreau and the producers of Planet Earth. Prehistoric Planet combines award-winning wildlife filmmaking, the latest paleontology learnings and state-of-the-art technology to unveil the spectacular habitats and inhabitants of ancient Earth for a one-of-a-kind immersive experience. The series is produced by the world-renowned team at BBC Studios Natural History Unit with support from the photorealistic visual effects of MPC (The Lion King, The Jungle Book) applied to concept art created by Jellyfish Pictures (The Book of Boba Fett, Spirit: Untamed). Prehistoric Planet presents little-known and surprising facts of dinosaur life set against the backdrop of the environments of Cretaceous times, including coasts, deserts, freshwater, ice worlds and forests. Travel back 66 million years to … - read more...

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Downton Abbey: A New Era * Brings Our Favorite Characters Together Under Interesting Circumstances

From award-winning creator Julian Fellowes comes the motion picture event Downton Abbey: A New Era. The much-anticipated cinematic return of the global phenomenon reunites the beloved cast as they go on a grand journey to the South of France to uncover the mystery of the Dowager Countess' newly inherited villa. KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Heather S., comments, “It’s so incredible to return to the Downton Abbey era and the Crawley family. Each one is out of their comfort zone in this new movie, which is absolutely hilarious. It’s beautiful to see how much the characters have changed since the first time we met them in 2010. This movie focuses on relationships and characters that we haven’t seen that often.” See her full review and talent interviews below. Downton Abbey: A New EraBy Heather S., KIDS FIRST! Film Critic, age … - read more...

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Granny Ranny's Coming Attractions

Join our KIDS FIRST! Boot Camps This Summer
If you're passionate about movies and see yourself either in front of the camera as an entertainment reporter, an actor, or even a screenwriter - look no further, this is the camp for you!  This summer, our KIDS FIRST! Boot Camps are online once again. We have two camps for those interested in joining our team of reporters and, for the first time, a screenwriting camp also. Each camp will meet for 2 hours online Monday through Friday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern time (11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Central; 10 a.m. to noon Mountain; 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Pacific). You can join from anywhere. Dates; Ages; Cost July 11 - 15: Reviewing Films & … - read more...

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Caylee Bloenski (Cheaper by the Dozen), Nakai Takawira, Hartley Bernier and Jack Thomas (Team Zenko Go), The Snoopy Show, Big Nate
Listen in as we interview  Caylee Bloenski about Cheaper By The Dozen; Nakai Takawira, Hartley Bernier and Jack Thomas about Team Zenko Go, plus review The Snoopy Show and Big Nate and Welcome our newest KIDS FIRST! Film Critics. Host Benjamin P. is joined by KIDS FIRST! Film Critics Tiana, Heather, Samantha, Giana, Sydney, Keila and Madeleine. Before you spend your hard earned dollars at the movies, be sure to listen to what our youth reporters have to say. - read more...

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They Call Me Magic * Helps Us Appreciate The Sacrifices And Challenges Magic Experienced To Be The Legend He Is Today
Takes an illuminating, holistic look into the life and career of one of the world’s most iconic figures, Earvin “Magic” Johnson. This docuseries explores the remarkable accomplishments and global impact of Johnson’s life, both on and off the court. From his humble beginnings in Lansing, Michigan to becoming a five-time NBA champion with the Los Angeles Lakers, he changed the conversation around HIV and transcended into a community activist and successful entrepreneur. Featuring never-before-seen footage and interviews with Magic, his family, powerhouses from business and politics, and those in his inner circle, the series … - read more...

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