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singing with angels

SINGING WITH ANGELS Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) WHAT’S SINGING WITH ANGELS ABOUT? A woman finds renewed faith and strength singing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir while facing several personal and family struggles. IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: B) With gorgeous music and beautiful cinematography, Singing With Angels is in many ways a delight for both the eyes and ears. When the choir sings, the movi ...[Read More]

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]

emma smith my story

EMMA SMITH: MY STORY Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) WHAT'S EMMA SMITH: MY STORY ABOUT? Explores the life, trials, and triumphs of Emma Smith, wife of Latter-day Saint prophet Joseph Smith. Rent or buy it here.  IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: A-) Produced by the Joseph Smith Jr. and Emma Hale Smith Historical Society, this lushly-shot and very well-acted take on the life of Emma Smith was directed by Gary ...[Read More]