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Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins * Thrilling Adventure Of A Lifetime And A Perfect Origin Story

An ancient Japanese clan called the Arashikage welcomes tenacious loner Snake Eyes after he saves the life of their heir apparent. Upon arrival in Japan, the Arashikage teach him the ways of the ninja warrior while also providing him something he's been longing for: a home. However, when secrets from Snake Eyes' past are revealed, his honor and allegiance get tested -- even if that means losing the trust of those closest to him. KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Heather S. comments, “Snake Eyes: G. I. Origins is the thrilling adventure of a lifetime and the perfect origin story to such a beloved character. With motorcycles, swords and a mystical gem - you will be a part of an incredible mission.” Ethan P. adds, “My favorite part is when Snake Eyes does the second challenge, because of the special effects. The graphics and digital effects are very good. The … - read more...


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The Tomorrow War * Kicking The Summer Movie Season With Two Hours Of Straight Action

In the thrilling science-fiction action adventure The Tomorrow War, the world is stunned when a group of time travelers arrive from the year 2051 to deliver an urgent message: Thirty years in the future mankind is losing a global war against a deadly alien species. The only hope for survival is for soldiers and civilians from the present to be transported to the future and join the fight. Among those recruited is high school teacher and family man Dan Forester (Chris Pratt). Determined to save the world for his young daughter, Dan teams up with a brilliant military scientist (Yvonne Strahovski) and his estranged father (J.K. Simmons) in a desperate quest to rewrite the fate of the planet. KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Jude A. comments, “The Tomorrow War is here kicking off the summer movie season with two hours of straight action, complete with a beautifully composed … - read more...

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Granny Ranny's Coming Attractions

Register Now for KIDS FIRST! Film Critics Online Boot Camps in June, July and August
If you're passionate about movies and see yourself in front of the camera as an entertainment reporter or actor, look no further, this is the camp for you!  This summer, due to the COVID-19 pandemic our KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Boot Camps are all online. We have three camps meeting for one week each in June, July and August. Each camp meets for 2 hours a day, Monday through Friday. The June and July camps are for beginners. The August camp is for any child that has been a member of our KIDS FIRST! team, or has a background in journalism or filmmaking. During the camp you will be coached by seasoned professionals and learn to… Critique and … - read more...


David Nadelberg, Merk Nguyen (Ooh! You’re in Trouble), Jamila Wignot (Ailey), Lindsay Eskildsen (American Ninja Warrior), Danni Washington (The Genius Generation)
Listen in as we interview guests David Nadelberg & Merk Nguyen (Ooh! You’re in Trouble), Jamila Wignot (Ailey), Lindsay “Momma Strong” Eskildsen (American Ninja Warrior) and Danni Washington (The Genius Generation) Host Ethan P. is joined by KIDS FIRST! Film Critics Sammi, Ashleigh, Eshaan and Apurva. Before you spend your hard earned dollars at the movies, be sure to listen to what our youth reporters have to say. - read more...

From the Jury

Joey and Ella * An Adventurous Comedy That Has It ALL, And Reminds Of To Take Care Of Our Planet
A mysterious diamond causes a baby kangaroo named Joey to grow quickly and gain the power of speech. When two bumbling thieves try to retrieve the magical gem, a teen and her new boyfriend try to get Joey to safety before it's too late. KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Ella M. comments, “I love Joey and Ella! It is an adventurous comedy that is perfect for the whole family. This movie has it all - boy meets girl, girl likes boy, a mysterious jewel heist, an adorable kangaroo and a reminder of the importance of protecting our planet. So, buckle up and get ready for an action packed, fun filled family adventure that will inspire you.”  See … - read more...


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