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News of the World is playing in theaters now. And if it’s not exactly a film for the whole family, there is encouragement viewers can pluck from it.
If screen-based stories like movies and television can make you think, music makes you feel.
More than any time I can remember, last year featured a number of thoughtful movies dealing with the issues of dementia and memory loss.
The Plugged In Show, Episode 59: My Kid Asked for a Facebook Account and You Won’t BELIEVE What Happened Next!
So how do we go about facilitating a reset when it comes to screens, entertainment and technology? That’s what our team talked about.
It’s not like the Bible says, “Thou shalt not steal, unless it feels like it’s not hurting anybody too much and you’ve got a snappy broadband connection.”
When you’re not filling your spare time fiddling with newly acquired toys and gadgets, you may still want to check out some family-friendly streaming fare.
While Soul certainly has issues that families should consider, it also gives viewers plenty of fertile ground for discussion. Only fitting that Plugged In discusses it.
But Wonder Woman 1984 left some families in a quandary: Is the movie worth a subscription to HBO Max?
You like ‘em. I like ‘em. We all watch ‘em.
And if you don’t, well, you’re a Scrooge or a Grinch. See, there’s no escaping here: You will be assimilated.
You can’t fault Pixar for its ambition. Soul director Pete Docter talks about what might be the studio’s most ambitious film yet.
Plugged In Parent’s Guide to Today’s Technology
Good media discernment is about guarding our eyes and hearts before we watch or listen. And it’s also about grappling with the entertainment we do see or hear. That’s why the Plugged In Blog is devoted to guarding, discussing and grappling. About Plugged In >>