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REVIEW: ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ is a fun ride with a good message, but …

Dr. Dyson Ido is a brilliant man who holds the keys to life and death. The year is 2563, and Ido, as a cyborg scientist, is the city’s go-to man...

REVIEW: ‘The Lego Movie 2’ and traditional gender roles

The newest animated film in theaters, The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (PG), reflects this difference between genders. It’s a sequel to 2014’s The Lego Movie.

REVIEW: ‘Green Book,’ Racism and Christianity

Shirley knows he will encounter restaurants that won’t feed him and hotels that won’t house him. That’s why he and Tony take along the Green Book

REVIEW: ‘Stan and Ollie’ is a marvelous tale about friendship

Stan & Ollie (PG) -- can’t seem to forgive his larger sidekick for briefly forming a new partnership, even if it was due to contractual disputes and pressure from their producer, Hal Roach. And even if it took place roughly 14 years ago.

REVIEW: ‘Glass’ is a tale about evil superheroes. Huh?

Some people like their superheroes to be, you know, superheroes. They want superheroes who do good, defeat evil and inspire us to live better lives.

REVIEW: ‘Social Animals’ spotlights perilous combination of teens and Instagram

Not that long ago, I was young and hip. I knew about the latest trends, the latest songs, the latest gadgets. It was my life. But the process of growing...

REVIEW: ‘Bumblebee’ is a different type of Transformers film (and that’s good)

What do you get when you add a storyline to a Transformers movie and remove the sexualization of women? Apparently, Bumblebee. The sixth movie in the franchise opened just before...

‘Series of Unfortunate Events’ leads January streaming entries

My children aren’t allowed to watch horror movies. Or scary movies. Or anything that might possibly give them nightmares. I have theological problems with many films in that genre,...

The 10 best, most family-friendly films of 2018

Let’s face it: It can be difficult to find a movie that the whole family can watch.   Thankfully, though, there were quite a few family-friendly films released in theaters...
Hollywood official: Ticket sales key to getting more faith-based films

Hollywood official: Ticket sales key to getting more faith-based films

The president of a Hollywood production unit says movie studios are making more faith-based films than they ever have in the past -- but that they will continue to...

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Interview with ‘Overcomer’ Actress Aryn Wright-Thompson

“If God is for you, who can be against you?” said seventeen-year-old actress, Aryn Wright-Thompson. After eight years of sending in audition tapes and...

Surrendered is the New Sassy

My husband eloquently shared with me last week that I can be “hard to deal with, sometimes.” I opened my mouth to respond with...

10 Ways God is a Faithful Father

Faithful. This characteristic comes to mind when I think of fathers. But my father abandoned me for part of my childhood. When my dad reappeared...