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5 Conversations to Have with Your Kids After ‚??Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens‚??
Fri, 25 Dec 2015 05:00:54 -0500
Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens is the hugely popular sequel to George Lucas‚?? sci-fi¬†blockbuster series. Adult fans love sharing this special series with kids of all ages and learning what Han, Chewie, Leia, and all their new friends are up to in that galaxy far, far away. While The Force Awakens is more about action than introspection, there‚??s plenty for families to talk about after the credits roll. ...
Star Wars Age-By-Age Guide
Sat, 12 Dec 2015 05:00:55 -0500
Ever since that first menacing star destroyer loomed across movie screens in 1977, kids of all ages have been enamored with the adventures of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia, and all their friends (and enemies!). Even kids as young as 2 and 3 can name all the franchise‚??s major characters ‚?? which often tempts parents who also grew up loving the movies to plan a Star Wars movie night, especially with hype for Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens kicking into overdrive in anticipation of the Dec. 18 release.
New documentary provides an emotional look into Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin's scandal 'nightmare'
Fri, 13 May 2016 21:15:32 -0400
Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin considered splitting up. This revelation about one of the country‚??s most high-profile political couples came in one of the many uncomfortable, intimate moments featuring the pair in the new documentary ‚??Weiner.‚?Ě The film, which documents Weiner‚??s ill-fated 2013 New York City mayoral campaign, also serves as a portrait of a family engulfed by scandal and the ravenous press coverage that comes with it. Abedin, a longtime aide to now-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, admitted in front of the documentary crew‚??s cameras that she and Weiner considered separating after his first fall from grace.
Our Fairy Tales Are Older Than Thought
Thu, 21 Jan 2016 17:01:21 -0500
Many traditional fairy tales, long thought to be a somewhat recent invention, have actually been around for thousands of years, according to a new study.
How to Find the Best Movie for Your Sensitive Kid
Sun, 15 Nov 2015 05:00:37 -0500
Every parent knows that one kid‚??s worst fear is another kid‚??s ‚??no big deal.‚?Ě That makes choosing movies for young kids tricky. You can experiment with movies from our Best First Movies List or search for movies in your kid‚??s age range. Depending on your kid‚??s particular sensitivity, the movies below can be great choices (or big no-nos!).
How I Got Arnold Schwarzenegger to Star In My Movie About a Pregnant Guy
Sun, 11 Oct 2015 05:00:47 -0400
This article by Beverly J. Camhe originally appeared on Fatherly.¬† ‚??It takes the strongest man in the world to do a woman‚??s job.‚?Ě That was my pitch to Arnold Schwarzenegger as he sat having breakfast at Patrick‚??s Roadhouse on Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica with his mother.
The ‚??Star Wars‚?? Baby Name That‚??s Spiking in Popularity
Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:18:18 -0400
Anakin, the given name of Star Wars villain Darth Vader, is rising in popularity among baby names for boys. The moniker, which is the given name of Star Wars villain Darth Vader, was the 957th¬†most popular boys‚?? name in 2014,¬†according to the Social Security Administration. In total, 218 boys born last year were given the name Anakin. ¬† STORY:¬†Atticus Tops Popular Baby Names List of 2015 Of course, more babies go home with the names of¬†Star Wars good guys.
Behind The Scenes Of ‚??SPECTRE,‚?? With James Bond Drifting Aston Martins
Wed, 30 Sep 2015 20:08:33 -0400
By the time I make it down to the Tiber that first night in Rome‚??after an overnight flight, after Customs, after clearing the complicated Italian on-set security‚??it‚??s nearly midnight and I‚??ve just missed the shot. At the end of its line, emerging from the water tail-first, like a giant hooked tarpon, is the impossibly gorgeous, smoky silver, Aston Martin DB10 sports coupe, purpose built as a one-off (well, ten-off) by Aston design chief Marek Reichman in collaboration with director Sam Mendes, just for ‚??Spectre,‚?Ě¬†the 24th James Bond film, and the 12th featuring the venerable British sporting luxury brand.
Team Trump tries to use Michael Moore‚??s anti-Trump film as an endorsement
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:57:01 -0400
In a scene from his new anti-Trump film, ‚??Michael Moore in TrumpLand,‚?Ě the Oscar-winning filmmaker predicts that Donald Trump will win the Nov. 8 presidential election because the middle class is fed up with the establishment and will vote for the Republican nominee as a ‚??f*** you‚?Ě to Washington. ‚??He is the human Molotov cocktail they have been waiting for,‚?Ě Moore says.
Movies and TV Shows That Spark Empathy in Kids
Mon, 16 Nov 2015 05:00:45 -0500
Teaching kids to think about how other people feel is something that will help them throughout life. These top TV shows can teach lessons and help spark discussions about understanding, compassion, and empathy. Kid President: Declaration of Awesome Viral-video star brings inspiring messages to fun TV series. Recommended for kids 7 and older Quality: 4 out of 5 Network: Discovery Family Channel Good Witch Family-friendly series centers on charming, helpful witch.
How Should You Talk to Your Kid About Violence on TV and in Movies?
Sun, 17 Jan 2016 05:00:51 -0500
Talking about media violence helps to manage its impact on your kid. The more media violence kids are exposed to, the more ‚??normal‚?Ě it appears.
The Star Wars Workout: Yes, It Exists (And It‚??s Pretty Awesome)
Thu, 17 Dec 2015 11:59:17 -0500
The Star Wars-inspired workout, Awaken Your Inner Force, will have you sweating more than a tauntaun on Tattoine. (Photo: Everett Collection)