Thursday, June 26, 2014

Earth To Echo Movie opens this July 2 in all Theatres.

Field Trip Mom pre-screened the family movie Earth to Echo presented by Relativity Media. In this post you will find my personal movie review, my kids interviewing the cast and a very personal question and answer with the director Dave Green, producer Ryan Kavanaugh and Andrew Panay and writer Henry Gayden. I have also included the movie trailer. The movie has a PG rating.
Disclosure This is a sponsored post. I received free admission to a pre-screening. All thoughts and opinions are all my own. 
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Earth to Echo opens in theaters this July 2nd, 2014 near you.  It will remind you that we may not be alone on this planet after all.  The story begins with three best friends, Tuck, Munch and Alex, all have to move in three days because the city has imposed eminent domain.  New highway construction is causing the fate of the entire neighborhood to be demolished.  All three of the boys feel helpless and sad by everything that is happening.  Two days before the big move, the boys start receiving cryptic signals on their cells phones which spark their adventureous curiousity.  They start to believe there is something behind these signals and all three boys agree to go on one last adventure to find out what is happening.  Without telling their parents they follow what has turned out to be a map on their phones.  The boys are lead to a location in which they find an extraterestrial that resembles an owl when strange things begin to happen.  As their adventure continues, they connect with their classmate and neighbor Emma, who helps them on their adventureous journey to save Echo the modern E.T. of 2014.  This movie made me realize just how smart, savvy and resourceful kids can be when they are given the opportunity.  This message continued when our family was invited to interview the young cast of the movie.  Please watch the interview of my two boys and Roman, from http://mizmeliz.com/ as they received a rare opportunity to be movie critics and media for a day.

Earth to Echo is a great family movie with lots of adventure.  Being reviewed as the modern day ET, Earth to Echo delivers an amazing family message.  The movie depicts true to life family struggles and engages audiences as a result.  In addition to the interviews with the cast, we got the opportunity to interview the producer, director and writter of the movie allowing for a well rounded movie experience.  The message is incredible from these gentlemen.  Listen below, you won't be disappointed.  If you enjoyed The Iron Giant and ET, go see Earth to Echo!

"You are never to little to make a difference!"


Cast: Teo Halm, Brian "Astro" Bradley, Reese Hartwig and Ella Linnea Wahlestedt

You can find more information and fun worksheets about the movie through social media and these links:
Official hashtag #EarthToEcho
Visit Official Site
Like Earth to Echo on Facebook
Follow on Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr
Earth to Echo Scholastic worksheet for fun activities.
Grab your GPS and go Geocaching for the summer.
See you soon at the movies. Alma
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