Movie Reviews


Movie Reviews | Feb. 20 2021

Netflix’s uplifting film ‘Penguin Bloom’ is filled with lessons about life

Sam Bloom was a smiling, energetic mom of three in 2013, living the so-called “good life.” She had reached her childhood goal of becoming…

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Movie Reviews | Jan. 24 2021

In case you missed them: 10 best family-friendly movies of 2020

Even if 2020 was the strangest year in recent history, it still produced dozens of inspiring and entertaining documentaries, dramas and comedies…

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Movie Reviews | Jan. 23 2021

‘Courageous’ plans updates, new ending for 10th anniversary of film’s release

After they ceremoniously took an oath to be men of courage, the lead cast of fathers in the 2011 movie “Courageous” ended with the fathers…

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Movie Reviews | Dec. 19 2020

Netflix’s holiday musical ‘Jingle Jangle’ features biblical themes

Remember the days of live-action family-friendly musicals — when classics like “Mary Poppins,” “The Sound of Music” and “Chitty Chitty…

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Movie Reviews | Nov. 13 2020

Disney’s inspiring film ‘Clouds’ teaches us how to live … and die

One of the best movies this year may be a new Disney film that never landed in theaters. “Clouds” (PG-13), now on Disney Plus, follows the…

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Movie Reviews | Sep. 25 2020

Disney’s ‘Mulan’ is an entertaining remake, but price, ethics at play

A trip to the theater for a family of four costs around $40 — and that’s without the popcorn and soda. What if you could save a few bucks…

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Movie Reviews | Aug. 21 2020

NBC’s new streaming service Peacock is worth watching — and it’s free

America’s one millionth streaming service launched in July, but this one has a unique element that makes it stand out from the rest: It’s…

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Movie Reviews | Aug. 8 2020

Disney Plus’ ‘Hamilton’ remains a fan favorite, but it’s not kid-friendly

By Michael Foust Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist His name is Alexander Hamilton, and he’s one of the smartest people in Colonial America…

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Movie Reviews | Jul. 7 2020

Disney Plus’ ‘Hamilton’ is marvelous, but it’s not kid-friendly

By Michael Foust The Alabama Baptist His name is Alexander Hamilton, and he’s one of the smartest people in Colonial America you’ll ever…

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Movie Reviews | Jun. 27 2020

Hilarious ‘Selfie Dad’ leads June’s family-friendly spotlight

By Michael Foust Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist The number of faith-based comedy films that are truly funny can be counted on one hand. There’s…

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