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Elvis the Pig * Appreciates The Concept Of Deep Love For Family, Even If That Member Is Not Human

A young girl learns she may have to sell her beloved pet pig Elvis to a local farmer to save the family farm. Unbeknownst to her, the farmer is planning a pig roast and not a forever home. The whole family bands together to save Elvis, uniting to reclaim their farm, proving that love is worth more than money. KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Dominic D. comments, “How far would you go to save something you love? Many people have been faced with a dilemma such as this and, no matter how old you are, your love for something can run so deep that your heart involuntarily leads the way. Elvis the Pig is a film that allows viewers to appreciate the concept of deep love for family, even if that member is not human.” Eunette C. adds, “Elvis The Pig is such an exciting film; it keeps you on your toes and puts you in a good mood … - read more...

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Spirited * A Fresh Take On Charles Dickens’ Christmas Carol – Beautiful Visuals, Great Comedy

Each Christmas Eve, the Ghost of Christmas Present (Will Ferrell) selects one dark soul to be reformed by a visit from three spirits. But this season, he picked the wrong Scrooge. Clint Briggs (Ryan Reynolds) turns the tables on his ghostly host until Present finds himself reexamining his own past, present and future. For the first time, “A Christmas Carol” is told from the perspective of the ghosts in this hilarious musical twist on the classic Dickens tale. From Director Sean Anders ("Daddy’s Home,” "Instant Family”), written by Sean Anders and John Morris, with original songs by Oscar winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul ("La La Land") and production numbers choreographed by Chloe Arnold (“The Late Late Show with James Corden”), this modern retelling is a sweet and spicy holiday treat. KIDS FIRST! Film … - read more...

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Join our KIDS FIRST! Film Critics Team
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. We are looking for someone just like you! Our next online training session begins the end of July, meeting every Saturday for six weeks so you can join from anywhere! You can join from anywhere. After completing this camp, you'll be invited to join our KIDS FIRST! Film Critics national team of reporters where you get to watch and review films before they are released, interview celebrities live and online, attend behind-the-scenes events for new film and digital releases. Sound … - read more...

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Black Adam, Hocus Pocus 2, Good Night Oppy, Sidney and Till
Listen in as we review Black Adam, Hocus Pocus 2, Good Night Oppy, Sidney and Till. Host Avalon N. is joined by KIDS FIRST! Film Critics Tiana, Zoe, Kendall, Sydney and Mikella. 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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Color Quest AR * Fantastic! The Ultimate Creativity App Combining Digital Drawing, Coloring And Augmented Reality Features
Color, learn, and discover fun characters that come to life in your exciting augmented reality quest for health! Stayhealthy's new educational app includes fruits, vegetables, and a magical look into the human body with engaging new characters every month! Color your favorite character, press the magic button, read a fun health fact, and see your new creation come to life and dance in front of you in augmented reality (AR). Keep on coloring to unlock all the characters to win badges, play bonus games, and become the ultimate Magic Health Master in this coloring adventure! KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Kyla C. comments, “Color Quest AR is a … - read more...

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