We all should exercise. It reduces risks of obesity, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and even poor mental health. That fact
The Plugged In Show, Episode 146: Amazon’s The Rings of Power and HBO’s House of the Dragon, plus Disney+’s Hamster & Gretel
LISTEN TO THE PLUGGED IN SHOW, EPISODE 146 About a year ago, Amazon Prime Video’s Lord of the Rings prequel,
Seven Movies to Get Your Kids Excited to Learn
Sure, the calendar tells us that the standard year runs from January through December. But practically speaking, parents and kids
The Plugged In Show, Episode 145: The Kendricks and Kirk Cameron talk ‘Lifemark’ (plus She-Hulk)
LISTEN TO THE PLUGGED IN SHOW, EPISODE 145 If you’ve recently been thinking, “I wonder if there’s a new Kendrick
Summer’s Numbers Don’t Lie: We’re Not Interested in Agendas
Welcome back, movie normalcy. Sure, folks aren’t going back to the theaters in quite the numbers they were before the
If You Can’t Say Something Nice…: Dos and Don’ts of Social Media Etiquette
A couple of weeks ago now, Hulu released the film Not Okay. In a previous blog, I wrote about how
The Plugged In Show, Episode 144: When Superheroes Take a Social Media Break (plus Secret Headquarters)
It’s not like Tom Holland was the first star to break away from social media. But when Holland—perhaps best known
What Will the New Pinocchio Teach Us?
Disney+ has unveiled a whole bunch of new content for its self-proclaimed Disney+ Day, and its cornerstone attraction will be
The Plugged In Show, Episode 143: Your Kid and YouTube (Plus Out of My Heart)￼
LISTEN TO THE PLUGGED IN SHOW, EPISODE 143 It’s no secret that kids love YouTube. Studies show that many children
Sometimes, Even Spidey Needs a Break
In Spider-Man: No Way Home, Peter Parker deals with a problem most of us will never need to worry about:
The Plugged In Show, Episode 142: R-rated Disney: A Conversation with PTC’s Melissa Henson. (Plus, Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters)
LISTEN TO THE PLUGGED IN SHOW, EPISODE 142 They said they wouldn’t. But now, Disney+ has added R-rated content onto
Bart Johnson and Robyn Lively talk about parenting and their first film together: Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters
Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters (PureFlix’s first original film which released last week) is a Father-of-the-Bride-esque tale focusing on one father’s
Best Movies Streaming for Families in August 2022
The days are long, hot and sweaty. That can make August a great month for swimsuits, tank tops and …
Of Finstas and Online Personas: Do You Even Like the Person You’re Pretending to Be Online?
“Have you ever wanted to be noticed so badly that you didn’t even care what it was for?” asks Danni
The Plugged In Show, Episode 141: Our Complicated Relationship With Christian Celebs (plus Fanfiction!)
LISTEN TO THE PLUGGED IN SHOW, EPISODE 141 It’s hard to be a Christian. It can be harder to be
Top 10 Best Christian Football Movies Streaming Now
Football is custom-made for dramatic storylines. And faith-filled ones as well, which is why Christian movies about the sport abound.
Does Entertainment Matter? You Bet It Does, Scientists Say
Does what we watch, read, listen to and play really matter? Some say it doesn’t. After all, they’d argue, it’s
The Plugged In Show, Episode 140: I Kissed Instagram Goodbye and Top Pro-Life Movies
LISTEN TO THE PLUGGED IN SHOW, EPISODE 140 Social media promises connection with the people we care about the most.
Are We Capturing Moments? Or Are We Hostage to Them?
In 2013’s underrated The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, famous photographer Sean O’Connell (played by Sean Penn) watches a rare
Screens Can Scramble Social Development
Plenty has been written about the ways excessive screen time and social media engagement may harm adolescents. But what about
The Plugged In Show, Episode 139: Christian Values in Secular Movies (Plus Marcel the Shell With Shoes On!)
LISTEN TO THE PLUGGED IN SHOW, EPISODE 139 Most of us don’t go to the movies to strengthen our faith—unless