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Michael Foust is the husband of an amazing wife named Julie and the father of four young children. He has covered the intersection of faith and entertainment for more than a decade. Visit his blog, MichaelFoust.com

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

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

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...
REVIEW: The surprising adoption message in ‘Shazam!’

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...
Miracle-themed film ‘Breakthrough’ leads April’s family-friendly spotlight

Miracle-themed film ‘Breakthrough’ leads April’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. Labeling a film “the best...
REVIEW: Why ‘Unplanned’ should not be rated R

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...
‘Little House on the Prairie’ leads March streaming lineup

‘Little House on the Prairie’ leads March streaming lineup

Sometimes, it’s helpful to look back at our ancestors’ world and consider how times have changed.   It can spark a sense of gratitude for...
‘Animals with Cameras’ leads March’s family-friendly spotlight

‘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...

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

My seven-year-old daughter won’t get to watch the newest superhero movie, Captain Marvel. There’s too much violence. And a bit too much language. It...
REVIEW: ‘How to Train Your Dragon 3’ and old-fashioned romance

REVIEW: ‘How to Train Your Dragon 3’ and old-fashioned romance

Fans of romantic movies often watch the Hallmark Channel. As for me, I’ll take the newest How to Train Your Dragon film. Don’t get me...
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