Have you ever sat down with your family to watch a great movie only to find out that the movie you picked is not very family friendly? That's happened to our family before, even just when my husband and I are wanting to watch a movie by ourselves. This book is designed to stop that from happening. Jonathan Decker has picked 250 movies from the classics like Singin' in the Rain to more contemporary movies and talked about them. Each of the movies has a synopsis, content, and lessons that can be learned from them. This book is really great for those of us who want to be able to pick a clean movie to sit down and watch with our children, without having to worry about plugging their ears or covering their eyes or feeling the embarrassment that comes from too much adult talk in a movie. So pick up a copy of this book and then go out there and find yourself a great family movie to watch!
I was sent an e-copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
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About the author: Jonathan Decker is a licensed marriage and family therapist specializing in couples' therapy and singles guidance (visit his web site). He has a background in stage and film performance, appearing in numerous independent movies (most notably the feature-length 24 parody CTU: Provo, co-starring Donny Osmond and The Testaments' Rick Macy), as well as writing and performing for the popular Brigham Young University humor group Divine Comedy. Jonathan writes articles on gospel doctrine, marriage and family issues, and entertainment for Meridian Magazine. He also writes Hollywood film reviews from a LDS perspective at www.mormonmovieguy.com and hosts a weekly segment on classic and overlooked films for The KJZZ Movie Show on KJZZ-TV in Utah. He lives with his wife and children in the city of Saint George.
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