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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

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ leads June streaming lineup

Superhero movies are ultra-popular in our culture, but they’re also ultra-violent and, sometimes, ultra profane. They’re also loved by young children, even if the kids...

Faith-based ‘Like Arrows’ tops May’s streaming lineup

Filmmakers Alex and Stephen Kendrick are the names behind some of the most successful films in faith-based entertainment— including War Room, Courageous and Fireproof...

REVIEW: Kids will enjoy ‘Aladdin’ — no matter what critics say

The problem with remaking classic movies is they always will be compared to the original. Thus, even if a film is funny, entertaining and...

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...
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