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Now Streaming – May 2023

Netflix - 5/1/2023

THE CROODS - 5/1/2023

Quality:
****
Content:
+1 Moderately questionable elements. (Discernment required for young children.)
THE CROODS is a new animated comedy about one of the world’s first families, who are fearful of the new when their cave is suddenly destroyed. THE CROODS is a fun adventure with a family who truly love each other, but it has some humanist, environmentalist elements.

THE TALE OF DESPEREAUX - 5/1/2023

Quality:
****
Content:
+1 Moderately questionable elements. (Discernment required for young children.)
THE TALE OF DESPEREAUX is an animated feature about a misfit mouse full of chivalry who rescues a kidnapped princess. DESPEREAUX is an exciting, compelling movie for older children and above. It overtly teaches honor, truth, justice, and forgiveness.

CHICKEN RUN - 5/1/2023

Quality:
****
Content:
+3 Some minor questionable elements. (Media-wisdom is suggested to discuss.)
CHICKEN RUN, an egg-cellent cartoon comedy from DreamWorks, tells the story of a group of hens dedicated to escaping a chicken farm before they get the ax. CHICKEN RUN is a brilliantly crafted film filled with many moral elements and witty spoofs.

PETER PAN - 5/22/2023

Quality:
****
Content:
+1 Moderately questionable elements. (Discernment required for young children.)
PETER PAN is a wonderfully crafted, morally uplifting movie that intentionally emphasizes the fantasy elements of the story both in dialogue and design of the film. For those who don’t know the story, one night Peter Pan and Tinkerbell whisk the Darling children, Wendy, John, and Michael, away to Neverland, where go on a rousing adventure with the lost boys, Indians, and pirates, led by the infamous Captain Hook.

THE BOSS BABY - 5/22/2023

Quality:
****
Content:
+3 Some minor questionable elements. (Media-wisdom is suggested to discuss.)
THE BOSS BABY is a delightful, funny animated comedy. Seven-year-old Tim has a perfect life until he gets a baby brother and together they must stop a powerful, nefarious organization trying to replace cuddly babies with cuddly puppies. BOSS BABY is a hilarious, ultimately heartwarming movie with a strong Christian, moral worldview that’s pro-life, pro-family and pro-business.

CAPTAIN PHILLIPS - 5/1/2023

Quality:
****
Content:
-1 Caution advised for older children, including teenagers, and sensitive adults.
CAPTAIN PHILLIPS is the true story of the kidnapping of Captain Richard Phillips and his crew off the coast of Africa by Somali pirates in 2009. CAPTAIN PHILLIPS is an intense, riveting drama with a strong moral, patriotic worldview. Caution for younger children is advised.

Amazon Prime - 5/1/2023

THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN  - 5/22/2023

Quality:
****
Content:
+1 Moderately questionable elements. (Discernment required for young children.)
Steven Spielberg’s THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN is a glorious, grand animated adventure about a young curious reporter, his dog, and the drunken descendent of a sea captain who go searching for a lost family treasure. THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN is an exhilarating roller coaster ride where good triumphs over evil and the light of the Cross reveals hidden treasure, with plenty of action and comedy along the way.

BABE - 5/1/2023

Quality:
****
Content:
+2 Moderately questionable elements.
BABE is a winsome pig who has a knack for rounding up sheep. Using clever computer animation, the animals in Babe's world speak English to one another and sort out a most unusual occurrence. Babe, being a naive little pig doesn't realize there is a pecking order in the barn yard, and so he has to patch up dissention among the jealous sheepdogs. BABE has many moments of purity and pleasure that will virtually compel its viewers to love their neighbors.

A BEAUTIFUL MIND - 5/1/2023

Quality:
****
Content:
-1 Caution advised for older children, including teenagers, and sensitive adults.
A BEAUTIFUL MIND tells the story of Dr. John Nash, diagnosed as a paranoid-schizophrenic, who goes on to win a Nobel Prize for his work on game theory. Masterfully directed and well acted, this movie compellingly portrays the journey every person must take in the dark valley of conformity to find God’s purposes for their life.

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Quality: - Content: +2
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Quality: - Content: +2