‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Scores Big KIDS FIRST! Coming Attractions

Out of the video game and into … well, not real real life, but the big screen version of it. And gaining a huge following with non-gamers and gamers alike. This is a film you can feel comfortable taking your grandkids to ages 4 to 15. There’s something that will tickle everyone’s funny bone. The story, explains KIDS FIRST! youth film critic Anthony Aranda, “… is all about a guy named Wreck-It Ralph who is tired of being a bad guy so he leaves his game to win a medal so, for once, he can be the hero.” The 10-year-old, who has been a KIDS FIRST! film critic for two years, notes he has seen a lot of movies and this one “is the best movie I have ever seen.”  [Read more…]

Ride the Waves with ‘Chasing Mavericks’ KIDS FIRST! Coming Attractions

There ‘s something about surfing movies that is always inspirational. The majesty of the ocean, the skill of surfers riding the waves. Add another powerful emotional element – a father-son type of bonding – and the result is a movie that seems to resonate across gender and age. Chasing Mavericks is based on a true story, and comes across as authentic. Says KIDS FIRST! youth film critic Cheyenne Nguyen, age 9, “There are so many awesome footages of the waves and the surfing culture that the audience can really enjoy watching while learning.” [Read more…]

DINO TIME See it on November 13th!

“Dino Time” is the story of a daredevil kid named Ernie, his little sister Julia, and his best friend Max, who, while horsing around in Max’s inventor father’s workshop, accidentally trip a time-machine into operation and find themselves transported back in time 65 million years, where they’re adopted by doting dinosaur mom Tyra (Melanie Griffith) and a rambunctious dinosaur “brother” named Dodger (Rob Schneider). [Read more…]

One Of, If Not The Best Movie That I Have Ever Seen – The Perks of Being a Wallflower KIDS FIRST! Coming Attractions

Summit Entertainment’s latest film, based on the novel written by Stephen Chbosky, profiles a 15-year-old Charlie (Logan Lerman), an endearing and naive outsider, who is coping with first love (Emma Watson), the suicide of his best friend, and his own mental illness while struggling to find a group of people with whom he belongs. [Read more…]

WRECK-IT RALPH (In Disney Digital 3D™) Disney Sponsored Feature

From Walt Disney Animation Studios and Emmy®-winning director Rich Moore comes “Wreck-It Ralph,” a hilarious, arcade-game-hopping adventure. [Read more…]

‘E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial’ Available to Come Home KIDS FIRST! Coming Attractions

Many people who attended the 1982 Cannes Film Festival remember E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial as an overwhelming force that so captured everyone’s heart and interest that “phone home” was the catch-phrase along the Croisette.   [Read more…]

Family Fun at ‘Hotel Transylvania’

Hotel Transylvania
Reviewed by Cheyenne Nguyen

FRANKENWEENIE opens in Theaters today! Disney Sponsored Movie

From creative genius Tim Burton (“Alice in Wonderland,” The Nightmare Before Christmas”) comes “Frankenweenie,” a heartwarming tale about a boy and his dog. [Read more…]