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Sunday, July 21, 2019

Netflix’s ‘You vs. Wild’ tops family-friendly options for May

Editor’s note: This monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things,” spotlights five family-friendly entertainment choices on film, DVDs, streaming or television.   When Man vs. Wild first aired on the Discovery Channel...

REVIEW: Is ‘Avengers: Endgame’ OK for kids?

It's easy to gauge the success of a movie: You look at the box office gross. But gauging its cultural impact and its popularity among children can be more difficult....

Hit thriller film ‘A Quiet Place’ leads April’s streaming lineup

I don’t watch many horror movies. In fact, I typically avoid them like the plague. My reasoning is simple. I enjoy sleeping in peace at night. I like being...

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: What’s There for Christians?

In the 1950s, Alan Freed, a disc jockey on WJW radio in Cleveland, started calling the mixture of R&B, country, and blues records, rock ’n' roll. He took what...

REVIEW: The surprising adoption message in ‘Shazam!’

Warning: spoilers ahead! Good movies about adoption don’t come around often. The faith-based realm gave us Bella (2006) and October Baby (2011). The animated/family genre delivered Stuart Little (1999), Meet...

Kingdom Studios Announces Upcoming Film Slate with Lionsgate

Kingdom Studios, the creators of I CAN ONLY IMAGINE, the sleeper hit and top grossing independent film of 2018, unveiled an unprecedented slate of faith based film projects to...

REVIEW: Why ‘Unplanned’ should not be rated R

Sometimes, the Motion Picture Association of America’s ratings board gets it wrong. Like it did with The Rookie, which was rated G but should have been given a PG due...

“Unplanned” in Theaters March 29: Q&A with the Producers

UNPLANNED is a movie about the dramatic true story of Abby Johnson who “only ever wanted to help women.”

‘Animals with Cameras’ leads March’s family-friendly spotlight

Editor’s note: This monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things,” spotlights five family-friendly entertainment choices on film, DVDs, streaming or television.    Nature documentaries always rank among my family’s favorite programs --...

REVIEW: ‘Captain Marvel’ is different, and that’s good

Captain Marvel follows a woman named Vers (played by Brie Larson) from the planet Hala who crash lands on Earth in search of her race’s long-time nemesis: the shape-changing Skrulls.

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Shaking Things Up In California: Spiritual Lessons Earthquakes Teach Us

Southern California was hit with a seismic one-two combo, first on the 4th of July, and then a larger one the day after. I live...

For God and Country

As we near the fourth of July, it is inspiring and exciting to see the American flag flying proudly all over our nation. It...

Three Reasons We Should Support Faith-based Movies

Why do we enjoy movies? Simply stated: Movies allow us to escape. But it’s more than that. Movies take us places we’ve never been, experience cultures...