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...
REVIEW: ‘Indivisible’ is entertaining and convicting

REVIEW: ‘Indivisible’ is entertaining and convicting

Filmmaker David G. Evans was searching for ideas a few years ago when he stumbled upon a true story he thought would make for an interesting movie. This weekend, Evans’...