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There are some great Thanksgiving movies for adults. And here are some for the whole family to share. A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving This is the one with the famous episode about Charlie Brown trying to kick the football Lucy keeps […]

Radio Disney Artist Jessie Chris joined country music stars Kelsea Ballerini, Scotty McCreery, LOCASH, Mickey Guyton, Lindsay Ell and others and on a new single and music video about unity titled “The Human Race.”

Video games have gone from an obscure science experiment in the early 1960’s to the biggest, most profitable entertainment medium on the planet. “Unlocked” is a documentary series that provides firsthand stories by industry icons, celebrities, consumers, and field experts […]

Diane Ackerman’s book The Zookeeper’s Wife is the amazing true WWII story of Polish zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski. After their zoo was bombed, they managed to save over three hundred people from the Nazis by hiding refugees in the […]

The nation’s highest civilian honor is the Medal of Freedom, and the White House has announced that my dad will be receiving it this Tuesday. Here is a brief interview with my dad, from the local CBS affiliate in Chicago. […]

Writer/director Kenneth Lonergan spoke to a small group of journalists about his exquisite new film, “Manchester by the Sea,” starring Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, and Gretchen Mol. Affleck plays Lee, a man who is the guardian for his teenage nephew […]

It is so good to be back in the Potterverse again. The first of an expected five film series is true to the spirit of the world of Harry Potter; indeed, it is the first film with a screenplay from […]

We watch sports for the skill. We love sports for the heart. Sports stories give us heroes whose determination and courage is constantly tested. The athletes who face those challenges — who live for those challenges — can help us […]

A psychiatrist once told me that just as an infant can have fevers that would be lethal in an adult, a teenager can have symptoms that would be evidence of psychosis at any other stage of life. Mood swings, the […]

The song from “South Pacific” gets it right. Fear, bigotry, don’t come naturally. “You have to be carefully taught.” The moving and inspiring new documentary, “Disturbing the Peace,” tells the story of people who were “carefully taught” to hate each […]

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