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A New Legend

September 20, 2018

North American folklore tells of the mysterious Bigfoot. The apelike creature is towering and hairy, and leaves large footprints. In the animated film Smallfoot, opening September 28, the folklore is reversed: Snow creatures known as yetis talk about the mysterious…

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Time for Magic

September 13, 2018

Halloween comes early this year in The House with a Clock in Its Walls. The movie is based on the book by John Bellairs. It follows 10-year-old Lewis (OWEN VACCARO, center) who goes to live with his uncle Jonathan (Jack…

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Brave New Girl

September 7, 2018

Adventure awaits on the new Netflix animated series Hilda. Hilda is a girl with blue hair who loves to explore. She lives in the wilderness with her mom and a creature called a deer fox. Her neighbors are rock-throwing elves.…

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Down to a Science

August 31, 2018

Science lovers, unite! At the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), about 1,700 kids from nearly 80 countries set out to make a difference in the world—and win big. The new documentary Science Fair follows nine of them.…

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A Magical Swap

August 10, 2018

In the Disney Channel movie musical Freaky Friday, actress Cozi Zuehlsdorff plays a messy teenager named Ellie Blake. Ellie couldn’t be more different from her super-organized mother, Katherine. They can’t see eye-to-eye and often bicker. “At the start of the…

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A Beloved Bear Returns

August 3, 2018

Author A.A. Milne introduced the sweet and lovable Winnie-the-Pooh to readers more than 90 years ago. The four books in the Winnie-the-Pooh series follow the adventures of the honey-loving bear and his friend, a boy named Christopher Robin. The adventure…

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Teen Heroes Take Hollywood

July 27, 2018

In Teen Titans Go! To the Movies, five young superheroes have big dreams. Robin, Beast Boy, Starfire, Cyborg, and Raven want to be featured in a Hollywood film. But a leading movie director (voiced by Kristen Bell) rejects the idea.…

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Monsters on Holiday

July 13, 2018

Everyone deserves a vacation. Even monster families. In Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, Dracula goes on a luxurious monster cruise with his daughter Mavis, her husband Johnny, and their young son Dennis. Drac’s a widower. He starts to feel…

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Magic in the Neighborhood

May 25, 2018

A new season of the animated TV series Trollhunters comes to Netflix today. In the show, trolls live in a secret realm beneath the Earth. They must be protected from the evil troll Gunmar. He wants to take over the…

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Bringing History to Life

May 11, 2018

Who was Albert Einstein? Or Amelia Earhart? What about Joan of Arc? You can learn all about these and other historical figures in a new series on Netflix: The Who Was? Show. The sketch-comedy series premieres on May 11. It’s…