REVIEW: Does ‘Smallfoot’ bash religion?

REVIEW: Does ‘Smallfoot’ bash religion?

Children’s movies never have been fully innocent, but the past few years have brought us an unusual number of films with questionable plots – especially if you’re a Christian...

Netflix’s ‘The Repair Shop’ leads January’s family-friendly lineup

Editor’s note: This monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things,” spotlights five family-friendly entertainment choices on film, DVDs, streaming or television. Long ago, our grandparents and great-grandparents didn’t toss things when they...

ClearPlay’s new filtering service makes any Netflix movie family-friendly

For fans of family-friendly movies, this summer included some bad news and some great news, all in the span of a few days. First, the bad news: Vudu’s streaming service,...
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 children can be more difficult....
REVIEW: Sorry, but ‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls’ isn’t for kids

REVIEW: Sorry, but ‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls’ isn’t for kids

Jonathan Barnavelt is a creepy, middle-aged man who lives in a creepy, haunted mansion. Mannequins walk. Chairs move. Paintings dance. And let’s not forget the lion-shaped shrubbery, which sails...
Hulu’s new kid-friendly content tops family-friendly spotlight

Hulu’s new kid-friendly content tops 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. A 2018 poll showed that nearly 60 percent of Americans watch...

Connect – Kirk Cameron’s New Film in Theaters Today

How does the digital age is affect our children? How we can equip and protect our children? Kirk Cameron's move, Connect, provides insight into these issues.
REVIEW: Taking a look at ‘Goosebumps 2,’ Halloween and the Christian worldview

REVIEW: Taking a look at ‘Goosebumps 2,’ Halloween and the Christian worldview

Quick question: Do you celebrate Halloween? Most American do – at least, according to a 2015 LifeWay Research survey that found 59 percent believe it’s “all in good fun,” 21...
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...
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...