REVIEW: ‘Buttons’ is a fun, feel-good musical

If Dick Van Dyke is singing and dancing in a movie, then you can guarantee I’m ready to watch it. So it’s no surprise that I jumped at the chance...

REVIEW: ‘Creed II’ soars with solid fatherhood message

I now have a new entree into my Top 10: Creed II. And I don’t even like boxing.

High Desert Church Hosts Community ‘Light the Night’ Event

High Desert Church (HDC) in Victorville invites the community to kick off the Christmas season with a fun event for the entire family. Light the Night will be held...

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

Instant Family conveys the gamut of emotions that a foster/adoptive family experiences -- including fear, anxiety and, most importantly, joy -- but tells the story through the lens of laughter.

Lauren Daigle ‘Look Up Child’ Album Review

She is no stranger to the Christian music industry as Lauren Daigle has been ruling the music scene once again with her second debut album Look Up Child. Having been compared...

Wonderful ‘Wonder’ leads November’s streaming lineup

This month on Amazon Prime and Hulu, one of the best films on the subject of bullying -- 2017’s Wonder (PG)

REVIEW: ‘The Grinch’ is an instant Christmas classic

I’ve lost count at the number of “children’s films" that contained questionable adult content. But there are exceptions, and a new movie in theaters this weekend -- The Grinch (PG) -- stays firmly in family-friendly territory while giving us a few positive messages, too.

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 on the ride home from the theater.

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 recent theatrical feature films continuing the tradition.

November’s Five Family Friendly Things

Bible movies are a favorite in my household, but even the best ones leave me asking a series of critical questions, such as: Is that really in the Bible?