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Ready Player One (Another Kid Review)

Editor's Note: This is another review written by a 9 year old kid. A kid who should not understand 80's references, but clearly is the product of great parents. In the movie Ready Player One, Wade Watts (AKA Parzival) is on a quest to find an Easter egg, just like in...

A Wrinkle In Time

The main theme from one of my favorite childhood books, Madeline L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time, can be encapsulated in one line as Meg is struggling against the mindless conformity that is IT: “Like and equal are two entirely different things.” Director Ava DuVernay has...

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The 15:17 to Paris

In 2016, Director Clint Eastwood brought us Sully, the story of pilot Chesley Sullenberger who, against all odds, safely landed his damaged plane in the Hudson River without the loss of a single life. Eastwood was faced with creating a feature film built around an...

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The Greatest Showman

Let me begin by saying that I went into The Greatest Showman, the story of P.T. Barnum (Hugh Jackman), predisposed to like it for three reasons - I love movie musicals,  Jackman can do no wrong, and I was glad to see a film out there suitable for the entire family, a...

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The Post

Steven Spielberg's The Post is a timely and well done look back at the events surrounding the Washington Post's publication of the Pentagon Papers in 1971, and it does a very good job at capturing the tensions within the hierarchy of the newspaper as Katherine Graham...

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Wonder

Wonder is the sweet new film from director Stephen Chbosky, based on a novel by R.J. Palacio, that recounts one year in the life of Auggie Pullman as he enters and navigates 5th grade after having been home-schooled up to that point. Auggie suffers from a rare genetic...

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Coco

Pixar. That single word warrants its own sentence (and this one too) because it conveys so much: gorgeous animation, reverence to culture, and the uncanny ability to tackle complex adult emotions in a five-year-old’s forum.  And, true to form, Coco delivers. Your kids...

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