Posts in Student-Friendly
MEDIA APPEARANCE: "Kids Klassics" series featured in The Wilmette Beacon

On behalf of the Wilmette Theatre, I have to give a big thank you to the media coverage from Alexa Burnell of The Wilmette Beacon for giving some love to our "Kids Klassics" series.  It was a pleasure to talk with her after our opening showing of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.  I'll always be that small-town kid who always takes it as a big deal when you get your picture in the paper.  Much appreciated!

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I do my best to write professional grade film criticism fit for a formal audience, becoming best friends with a thesaurus and using my big boy words.  By day, I'm an elementary school educator.  At work this year, I've been organizing a special field trip for 5th graders to see Wonder after they've been reading the novel all fall.  This second "student-friendly" movie review is for them and other younger readers.  Revised, this review scales down my review down from an 11.6 Flesch Kincaid readability level to a comfy 4.4 average.

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