Family Film Critics

film critics

Our film critics help families to make educated decisions by reviewing movies for quality, content, and worthwhile messages. 

Chris Loumeau works as a health care consultant at Leavitt Partners in Salt Lake City, UT. He is married to his sweetheart Christina and has three daughters – London, Brooklyn and Audrey.


Daren Smith is a film producer and screenwriter living in Provo, UT. He is the co-founder of Telekinesis Media and blogs semi-regularly at

Grady Kerr writes for the blog This Mormon Life. There you can find more movie reviews, tips for gospel instructors, and Latter-day culture commentaries. His mission is to provide articles and videos to help you find joy in the journey. Grady is a simple man. He likes pretty dark-haired women and breakfast food. Grady lives in the East Valley of Arizona with his wife and 4 kids.


Joel Hilton is a comedian at Quick Wits, a podcaster on Baconsale and a father/husband at home. When he's not watching movies, talking about movies or writing about movies, he enjoys swimming, reading and eating. You can also find his up-to-date ramblings about whatever's on his mind on Twitter.

Jonathan Decker

Jonathan Decker is the clinical director of Your Family Expert. He is a licensed marriage and family therapist, husband, and father of five. Jonathan earned a masters degree in family therapy from Auburn University as well as a bachelor's degree in clinical psychology from Brigham Young University. He is an actor, author, and television personality. 


Justin Lozada is a financial systems instructor for the United States Air Force. He reviews Hollywood films at Letterboxd.


Lindsi Neilson currently works for Brigham Young University in the Theatre and Media Arts department, and is a freelance technical director and stage manager for several theatre companies in the Utah Valley area. In her free time she loves photography, stand up paddle-boarding, running 5k’s, reading, spoiling her nieces and nephews, and (you guessed it!) watching movies. For more of Lindsi’s writing visit


Moriya Porter is a creative writing student in Orem, Utah. You can find her thoughts and reviews on movies and media at


Rachel Wagner has loved animation since she was a little girl, singing songs from The Little Mermaid at the top of her lungs. She currently works in social media marketing and loves to blog and vlog about Disney, Pixar, and all kinds of movies in her free time. Her favorite movie is Up and she considers herself quite the Cinderella aficionado, seeing every version she can get her hands on. She also loves animated TV shows like The Simpsons, Gravity Falls, Star Wars: Rebels, and more. For more reviews follow her on Twitter @smilingldsgirl and on YouTube.


Thomas Olsen is currently a graduate student studying professional counseling. He also hosts a podcast called Superhero MovieCast that focuses on reviewing, analyzing, and discussing the inspiring themes of superhero movies. You can find all the latest episodes on iTunes, or the podcast app!