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STEM Stars

January 3, 2019

Could a parachute made of duct tape save your life in a 650-foot free fall? Could flatulence power a rocket? These are two of many “myths” a team of kid geniuses set out to shatter in MythBusters Jr. , a…

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Magic Returns

December 6, 2018

Cherry Tree Lane gets a familiar visitor in Mary Poppins Returns. It’s a sequel to the 1964 movie Mary Poppins. The new movie follows Michael Banks and his children. The family has suffered a great loss, so magical nanny Mary…

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Spider-Folk

November 29, 2018

There’s a new Spider-Man in town. His name is Miles Morales. He’s a high school student who is bitten by a radioactive spider and thrown into a life of secrets and lies. With the weight of the world on his…

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Game Changer

November 8, 2018

Ralph is a misunderstood video-game character and the star of Disney’s 2012 animated feature Wreck-It Ralph. Now he’s back! The film’s sequel, Ralph Breaks the Internet, hits the big screen on November 21. The movie follows Ralph and fellow…

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Return of the Beasts

November 1, 2018

In Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, the beasts are not merely magical creatures. They are heroes—and targets. Written by Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling, the film is the second Fantastic Beasts movie in a planned series of five. It…

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Realms of Wonder

October 18, 2018

In Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, a young girl named Clara goes to a holiday party and finds the key to a priceless treasure. She loses the key when she is transported to another realm. There, Clara meets…

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A Spooky Movie

October 11, 2018

An angry pumpkin, scary garden gnomes, and a gang of giant gummy bears are just a few of the creepy curiosities in the new movie Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween. The film, based on the popular Goosebumps books by R.L. Stine,…

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Dancing Duos

September 26, 2018

ABC’s Dancing with the Stars: Juniors debuts on October 7. The show pairs 12 celebrity kids with professional junior ballroom dancers. Each duo has an adult mentor. These seasoned pros guide the young dancers through choreographed routines showcasing different dance…

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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…