Kids Movies

The Lion King reminds us that musical theatre is racial | gal-dem

17th November 2017<p>The 2019 movie remake of <i>The Lion King</i> has been confirmed, making way for another majority-black cast in the realm of musicals.<p>But …

Musical Theatre

In Kanelle

At the International Children’s Film Festival in Hyderabad a few days ago, Dia was seen in a white <i>Kanelle</i> sari and blouse complete with flowers in …

Fashion (India)

VRV Streaming Platform Adds  Patema Inverted, A Letter to Momo Anime Films

Crunchyroll parent company Ellation's VRV streaming announced on Monday that it has added the  Patema Inverted and A Letter to Momo anime films from …

Anime

International Children's Film Festival of India to commence in Hyderabad on 8 November

The International Children’s Film Festival of India, better known as <i>The Golden Elephant,</i> is bringing imaginative and delightful international and …

India

Hotels That Help You Say Hola or Bonjour (and More)

Learning the local language is a great way to get a sense of place, and some hotels today have programs for their guests to do just that. And these aren’t your high-school foreign language classes: Travelers can immerse themselves in the dialect of their destination in fun and engaging ways.<p>There’s …

Travel

10 Best Reactions To Beyoncé Starring As Nala In 'The Lion King' Remake

No one, not a single Twitter user, was ready for the official announcement that <b>Beyoncé</b> would star as Nala in the 2019 remake of classic children's …

Entertainment

Cinepax hosts the 7th International Children’s Film Festival

Cinepax cinemas hosts the 7th International Children’s Film Festival (ICFF) in collaboration with The Little Art Organization and Teachers’ Resource …

Film Festivals

The three things you need to know today in Chicago: Sun, Oct 29

1. Show off your spooky costume at the Logan Square Halloween Parade at the Illinois Centennial Monument. The event starts at 5pm and is free to …

Freddie Mercury

Review: Wonderstruck is a children’s film for real children

If 2017's lineup offers any example, the modern children's film must contain at least one of the following: a bossy baby, a talking emoji, a talking car, a Lego-something-or-other (preferrably a talking Lego something-or-other) or a handful of Smurfs.<p>This overreliance on brands and animation and …

I hope it gets made: Anushka Sharma on Priyanka Chopra’s children’s film about stray dogs that’s stuck

Recently, Priyanka Chopra went on record to admit that she has been trying to make a kids film about stray dogs and wanted a leading lady to do just …

Celebrity News (India)

Todd Haynes' 'Wonderstruck' an earnest, beautiful children's film

Todd Haynes' "Wonderstruck" is very much for the young -- for those whose imaginations are richer and darker than most adults care to remember. The …

Julianne Moore

The 10 best things to do with kids in November

November is a magical month for Chicago kids—the city embraces its chilly landscape and offers a bounty of festive activities to keep everyone …

Kids

Animation Is Film Festival aims to expand the definition of an art form that's not just for kids

Animated features earned their own Oscar category in 2001 and three have been nominated for best picture. But even those storied titles (“Beauty and the Beast,” “Up,” “Toy Story 3”) can fit into the “kids’ fare” box many still perceive for the format. A new, world-class festival launching in …

Animation

Wonderstruck Review

Todd Haynes is a unique case among the breed we dub auteurs. While that title certainly applies to the eclectic filmmaker and his impeccable …

Manhattan

Events for Children in NYC This Week

<b>‘ENCOUNTERS WITH THE NATURAL WORLD: SCIENCE FOR NANOS’ AT THE NEW YORK HALL OF SCIENCE</b> (Oct. 14 at 2 p.m.) This cinema program is like a play date between art and science. And like any play date, it appeals to the adventurous young. Part of the Imagine Science Film Festival, which runs through Oct. …

The Arts

‘The streams have dried up. Where will we find our fish?’ Children’s film ‘Pipsi’ has some answers

Two eight-year-olds deal with drought, debt and death in the Marathi film ‘Pipsi’.<p>It is easier to get a bottle of Pipsi, a local and cheap cola …

Racism, identity and empathy - themes of the new film "Beyond Words"

In Urszula Antoniak's new film <i>Beyond Words</i>, father and son -- two complete strangers -- spend a weekend together, torn between empathy, rejection and …

Canadian News

10 things to do in Mumbai from September 24th to October 1st

<b>Watch a play</b><p>7 PM: Catch Naseerudin and Ratna Pathak-Shah bring alive Florian Zeller's The Father in this tragicomedy. The family drama gives a …

India

Young Filmmakers Competition underway

LAHORE: The 4th Young Filmmakers Competition has begun in Lahore for which young people, under the age of 18, can send their entries by October 5.<p>The …

Vishal Bhardwaj: Rajinikanth first choice if I make King Lear

<i>Rajinikanth</i><p>South icon Rajinikanth would be the first choice for the role of King Lear if Vishal Bhardwaj decides to make a fourth film on William …

India

'Rajinikanth will be first choice if I make film on King Lear': Vishal Bhardwaj

<b>Guwahati:</b> Superstar Rajinikanth would be the first choice for the role of King Lear if Vishal Bhardwaj decides to make a fourth film on Shakespeare's …

Complaints over ‘satanistic’ superhero film, ‘cannibal’ Trolls

Batman v Superman was “very satanistic”, while animated children’s film Trolls featured “genocidal cannibalism with [a] sub-context of substance …

News (Ireland)

‘Project Runway’ Recap: Designers Take The ‘Leap’ Into Dancewear

If you thought last week’s challenge was hard, what the designers have to do on episode 3 of ‘Project Runway’ makes it look like a piece of cake! …

Celebrity Gossip

These 'Enter the Dragon' Facts Pack a Punch

Think you know Bruce Lee’s martial-arts masterpiece? Test your knowledge with the latest installment of You Think You Know Movies!Continue reading…

Jackie Chan

A 10-year-old boy witnesses the horrors of witch-hunting in Assam in ‘Ishu’

Utpal Borpujari’s movie has been produced by Children’s Film Society India.<p>After a nasty quarrel between his relatives over bamboo fencing on their …

The Big Hero 6 TV show lands its first trailer

And it's cute as a button.<p><i>Big Hero 6: The Series</i> is on the way and Disney want us to know about it, releasing a teaser trailer that shows Hiro and …

Disney Channel

10 Childhood Movies That Would Cause Controversy If They Were Released Today

The films that you watch in your childhood never really leave you. There is something uniquely special about them, they are the first examples of …

Roald Dahl

6 empowering films to watch with your kids

Think kids movies with morals.<p>While no one wants to walk in and find their eight-year-old glued to the likes of <i>Pulp Fiction</i>, we all want our …

Walt Disney Company

Adele Took Young Survivors Of The Grenfell Towers To The Movies

She took the families to see Despicable Me 3<p>After the tragic Grenfell Towers fire, which left at least 80 people dead and hundreds of people without …

Music

NEWS: Nunavut’s Arnait Video explores Inuit-Syrian friendship in new film

Arnait Video Productions has begun shooting a new feature-length children’s film that tells a tale of girlhood, love, respect and family bonds …

Northern Canada