john favreau

spider-man: homecoming

SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) WHAT’S SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING ABOUT? With the blessing of Tony Stark (Iron Man), Peter Parker tries to prove himself a hero while juggling a social and academic life. (Pre-order it here and get the previous five Spidey films here). IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: A) One would think rebooting Spider-Man for the third time in 15 years would lead to a stale, ...[Read More]

cowboys and aliens

COWBOYS AND ALIENS Family Movie Review

COWBOYS AND ALIENS REVIEW (GRADE: B):  The apostle Peter wrote that “charity will cover a multitude of sins” (1 Peter 4:8). If you’ll forgive a secular comparison, fun covers a lot of film-making sins in the case of Cowboys and Aliens, the new sci-fi Western from director John Favreau (Iron Man, Elf). Forget that some moviegoers will never get over the bizarre title; this is a fi ...[Read More]