charan prabhakar

Family-Friendly Action Comedies You Need to See

Family-Friendly Action Comedies You Need to See

By Jonathan Decker (Clinical director, actor) Before becoming a therapist I dabbled in acting for a while. In high school and college, motivated by Jackie Chan movies and a desire to impress girls, my friends and I crafted our own stunt-filled extravaganzas. These family-friendly flicks are available on YouTube and Vimeo for your family to enjoy (and make fun of). Allow me to give you the tour: MI ...[Read More]

last man(s)

THE LAST MAN(s) ON EARTH Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) WHAT'S THE LAST MAN(s) ON EARTH ABOUT? Two idiot survival experts put their skills to the test when an actual zombie apocalypse occurs. IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: A-) In the last year only one film made me laugh so hard that my sides hurt. The Last Man(s) on Earth (stream it here) is the funniest film I've seen in a long time; not bad for an independ ...[Read More]

the mine

ABANDONED MINE Family Movie Review

THE MINE REVIEW (GRADE: B) The Mine, an independent thriller from writer-director Jeff Chamberlain, has been a hit with teenage test audiences throughout Utah. And why not? After all, it’s being marketed to parents as “a movie you will enjoy watching with your teens without being offended by gratuitous sex, violence, and language,” and to faith leaders as a film whose “themes of personal responsib ...[Read More]

charan prabhakar

Charan Prabhakar: How to Keep the Faith While Breaking into Hollywood

By Jonathan Decker (Clinical Director, LMFT) Note: This interview originally ran in Meridian Magazine in 2013. It is written from a Latter-day Saint perspective.  This is a special interview for me: Charan Prabhakar is one of my very best friends. But lest you think this article is born of nepotism, he’s also a very talented actor whose hard work at honing his craft has paid off. In the last year ...[Read More]