By Ranny Levy, Founder/President of Kids First!
Marvel Comics’ heroes transfer well to the silver screen, but those who think they know Spider-Man from previous incarnations will meet a different Spider-Man/Peter Parker in Columbia Pictures’ current release The Amazing Spider-Man. “… it is a completely different film that starts at the beginning of Spider-Man’s journey,” [...]
By: Ranny Levy for KIDS FIRST!
Wondering whether to take your grandkids to see the new Pixar film, Brave? From my point of view, I wish to inspire the young girls in my life to be strong, stand up for what they believe in, and follow their dreams. I think you’ll find that “Brave” [...]
By: Ranny Levi
Based on the classic Hasbro naval combat game, Battleship is the story of an international fleet of ships that come across an alien armada while on a naval war games exercise. An intense battle ensues over sea, land and air. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence, action and destruction and [...]
By: Ranny Levi, Founder and President of Kids First!
Inspired by the perennial New York Times bestseller of the same name, What To Expect When You’re Expecting is a hilarious and heartfelt big screen comedy about five couples whose intertwined lives are turned upside down by the challenges of impending parenthood. Rated PG-13 for crude [...]
By: Ranny Levi, Founder of Kids First!
A good story can be well-told different ways. Wicked made a big splash giving an alternative understanding of Dorothy’s and Oz’s Wicked Witch of the West. Japanese Noh theater includes plays in which an action is retold from the point of view of each character. In Universal [...]
Ranny Levi, Founder and President, KIDS FIRST! / Coalition for Quality Children’s Media
If you haven’t already seen this film and your grandkids are clamoring to go, let us help you make the decision of whether its right for them or not. This film, based on the best-selling book, has been hugely popular with tweens [...]