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A Terrifying Trip

September 21, 2021

In The Addams Family 2, your favorite creepy kids, Wednesday and Pugsley Addams, are growing up to be creepy teenagers. Their mom and dad, Morticia and Gomez, are upset to find that the kids no longer want to hang out…

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A Lively Adventure

September 14, 2021

Vivo is a new animated musical. It’s out now in theaters and on Netflix. The title character is a kinkajou. That’s a rainforest mammal also known as a honey bear. In the film, Vivo spends his days playing music in…

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Return of the Rabbits

June 9, 2021

Everyone’s favorite bunny-in-blue is back! Peter Rabbit and his squad—cousin Benjamin and sisters Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cottontail—star in Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway. In the new movie, Peter travels far from home, in search of a place where he and…

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Mischief and Mayhem

March 18, 2021

Two old rivals are back at it in Tom & Jerry: The Movie. The film is a reboot of a classic cartoon. This version mixes animation with live-action footage. The film follows Tom, an alley cat, and Jerry, a mischievous…

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Ready to Experiment?

March 9, 2021

The first episode of Emily’s Wonder Lab, on Netflix, is about things that glow. In an experiment, host Emily Calandrelli teaches a group of kids how to make fluorescent paint. “Oh, no, no! I put too much [cornstarch] in,” one…

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A New Kind of Princess

February 17, 2021

TFK Kid Reporter Abby Rogers spoke with Kelly Marie Tran, who plays Raya in the new animated Disney movie Raya and the Last Dragon. Catch the movie on Disney+ beginning March 5. 1. Can you tell me about Raya and…

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Heart and Soul

January 13, 2021

Joe Gardner, voiced by Jamie Foxx in the new movie Soul, is a jazz lover and gifted piano player who teaches middle school band. He’s seeking success and the approval of his mother (Phylicia Rashad). When he gets a gig…

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At the Movies: The Croods: A New Age

December 2, 2020

The Croods: A New Age is a fun animated comedy for kids of all ages. It’s about relationships between two prehistoric families, the Croods and the Bettermans. The Croods live in a cave where they sleep together in piles. The…

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To the Moon!

October 14, 2020

Take a rocket to the moon in this new animated musical. Over the Moon follows a smart, determined girl named Fei Fei. She’s a science lover who’s on a mission to find Chang’e, the moon goddess in Chinese mythology. Fei…

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Out of the Wild

August 26, 2020

The One and Only Ivan is about Ivan, of course: a 400-pound silverback gorilla. Ivan lives in a shopping mall with a crew of other animals. There’s Stella the elephant, Bob the dog, Frankie the seal, Murphy the rabbit, and…