By Ranny Levy – Founder/President Kids First!
“The power of music can break barriers and build a friendship.” This is a beautiful statement by Jailene A., 12-year-old KIDS FIRST! Film Critic, after seeing the animated film “Monster in Paris.” Rated PG for some action violence involving gunplay and mild rude humor, this film is set [...]
’42′ Inspirational, Educational and Humorous Story of An American Legend that Grandparents & Grandkids Will Love!
By Ranny Levy, President/Founder of KIDS FIRST! – www.kidsfirst.org
Out in theaters on April 12 is the inspirational story of an American Legend, Jackie Robinson. Those of us who are old enough to remember the civil rights [...]
By Patricia Patti
Despite the comical antics and jokes cleverly played out in the new holiday released movie, Parental Guidance has several life lessons. The film shows the struggle between generations and different views on child rearing. The movie’s conflicts are so fundamentally human, making the audience smile, no matter which side you [...]
By Ranny Levy, Founder and President of Kids First!
The evergreen classic, “Wizard of Oz” gets a fresh new look in Disney’s new version, “Oz the Great and Powerful” starring James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams. Here, we have the tall tale about a circus magician, Oscar Diggs (James Franco), who dreams [...]
With the Oscars just around the corner, Americans are rushing to see the films that critics have been raving about for months. Some of our families in the Touro University Worldwide (TUW) Marriage & Family Therapy Department reviewed a few of this year’s Oscar Nominees and the family lessons that can be [...]
By Ranny Levy KIDS FIRST! Coming Attractions, www.kidsfirst.org
A romance, yes, but with unusual twists and a complex story line. That is what makes the new film Safe Haven so interesting to watch. February 14 is known as a day for romance, and this year at the theater is no exception. Rated PG-13 for sexual [...]
By Ranny Levy, President & Founder of Kids First!
When we imagine a post-apocalyptic world, it usually includes a lot of broken down buildings, stray dogs and a bunch of raggedy and tough survivors, but rarely zombies! Warm Bodies, rated PG-13, is a hilarious look at what could be, a world in which humans are [...]