Awe-inspiring ‘Blue Planet II’ leads December streaming lineup

Awe-inspiring ‘Blue Planet II’ leads December streaming lineup

King David likely would have enjoyed watching nature documentaries on television. After all, he’s the one who told us “the heavens declare the glory of God” (Psalm 19:1) and...

REVIEW: ‘Creed II’ soars with solid fatherhood message

My favorite movie about fatherhood: Courageous. My second favorite: Finding Nemo. The Pursuit of Happyness ranks somewhere up there, too, but I now have a new entree into my...
REVIEW: ‘Instant Family’ has a great message, even if it’s not squeaky-clean

REVIEW: ‘Instant Family’ has a great message about foster care, even if it’s not...

Sometimes, a serious topic is best conveyed on the big screen with a smile and a laugh. That’s because some topics are packed with so many emotions that a...
Wonderful ‘Wonder’ leads November’s streaming lineup

Wonderful ‘Wonder’ leads November’s streaming lineup

Teaching children not to bully is a part of good parenting, but sometimes, it helps to have a good book or movie to make the case. Based on a novel...
Kindness is secret to Winnie’s popularity, ‘Christopher Robin’ producer says

Kindness is secret to Winnie’s popularity, ‘Christopher Robin’ producer says

Nearly a century after the first book by English author A. A. Milne was published, Winnie the Pooh remains as popular as ever, with cartoons, videos games and two...
REVIEW: ‘The Grinch’ is an instant Christmas classic

REVIEW: ‘The Grinch’ is an instant Christmas classic

As a father of four small children, I’m always on the lookout for kids movies that remain -- you know -- kid-friendly. And it’s even better if the film...
Wonderful ‘Wonder’ leads November’s streaming lineup

Wonderful ‘Wonder’ leads November’s streaming lineup

Teaching children not to bully is a part of good parenting, but sometimes, it helps to have a good book or movie to make the case. This month on Amazon...
REVIEW: ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’ is a movie with a great message for kids

REVIEW: ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’ is a movie with a great message...

The best family movies do more than entertain. They also include a positive message or two that children will easily catch -- and that mom and dad can discuss...

November’s Five Family Friendly Things

Editor’s note: This monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things,” spotlights five family-friendly entertainment choices on film, DVDs, streaming or television.    Bible movies are a favorite in my household, but even...

Kindness is secret to Winnie’s popularity, ‘Christopher Robin’ producer says

Nearly a century after the first book by English author A. A. Milne was published, Winnie the Pooh remains as popular as ever, with cartoons, videos games and two...