Category: Based on a True Story

Everest Movie

EVEREST Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) WHAT’S EVEREST ABOUT? Based on the true story of the fateful ascent in May of 1996, in which

Read More »
The Walk Movie

THE WALK Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) WHAT’S THE WALK ABOUT? In the 1970’s a Frenchman broke into the World Trade Center to walk a

Read More »

JOBS Family Movie Review

I’ve got a couple of historical dramas for you this week. The Butler features Forrest Whittaker, Oprah Winfrey, and an all-star ensemble cast  in the

Read More »

“42” Family Movie Review

This weekend sees the release of 42, which tells the true story of civil rights hero Jackie Robinson, the first African-American player to break into

Read More »

Overlooked Gem: JOYEUX NOEL (2006)

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) It’s Christmas Eve on the battlefront. Both sides have seen heavy casualties and soul-numbing violence. Amidst the cold

Read More »