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Transformers: Rise Of The Beasts * Captivating Blend Of Comedy, Action, Adventure And Drama

Returning to the action and spectacle that have captured moviegoers around the world, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts will take audiences on a '90s globetrotting adventure with the Autobots and introduce a whole new faction of Transformer -- the Maximals -- to the existing battle on earth between Autobots and Decepticons. KIDS FIRST! Film Critic David E. comments, “Transformers: Rise Of The Beasts is a captivating film that blends comedy, action, adventure and drama. As a young film watcher, I was thoroughly impressed by the movie's ability to keep me entertained… Although the film takes a bit of time to build up in certain parts, it ultimately contributes to the overall experience.” Sydney S. adds, “I love the new Transformers movie, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts. An action-packed and immersing film, it has incredible special … - read more...


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Hailey’s On It * Incredibly Fun And Entertaining Animated Comedy-Adventure Series That Showcases Creativity And Humor

Hailey Banks, a risk-averse but resourceful teenager on a mission to complete every item on her long list of challenging (and sometimes impractical) tasks in order to save the world. Hailey will be pushed outside her comfort zone to discover the greatness within as she systematically conquers her fears, whether she is winning a sand-building competition, wrestling a honey badger, eating a raw onion, or facing her ever-growing and complicated feelings toward her best friend, Scott. KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Ashleigh C. comments, “Hailey's On It is an incredibly fun and entertaining animated comedy-adventure series that captivated me and is sure to captivate audiences of all ages. With its unique premise and engaging characters, this Disney production showcases creativity and humor in every episode.” See her full review below. Hailey's On ItBy Ashleigh C., … - 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...


The Little Mermaid, Emma Berman, Juliet Donenfeld Jamaal Avery Jr. and Trey Diaz Murphy (Young Jedi Adventures), Izaac Wang, AJ LoCasio and Gabrielle Nevaeh (Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai), Crater
Listen in as we interview Emma Berman, Juliet Donenfeld Jamaal Avery Jr. and Trey Diaz Murphy (Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures), Izaac Wang, AJ LoCasio and Gabrielle Nevaeh (Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai), and review both, plus The Little Mermaid and Crater. Hosted this week by Ashleigh C. joined by Hanadie and Sydney.  Before you spend your hard-earned dollars on entertainment, check out what our KIDS FIRST! reporters have to - read more...

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Planning Your Dreams * Valuable Resource For Teens Mapping Out Their Future Careers With Practical Advice And A Clear Strategy
Are you concerned about your future? Do you feel the pressure of picking the right career? Do you think about the future all the time? Have you thought about a way to map out your career choices? If you said yes to any of these questions, then you should look at Planning Your Dreams book, which gives you the strategy to understand how to make your dreams a reality.  This book gives you a jump on thinking about how to find your dream career. Whether you are 12 or 18 this book can guide you to looking at your dreams and planning your career for the future. KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Ashleigh C. comments, “The insightful book, Planning Your … - read more...


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