Quick Takes: The Purge

7 Quick Takes

Another round of Quick Takes including: being underdressed at Mass, the end of the world (not related to being underdressed), why I love my husband, Dolly Parton’s instant Christmas classic, and bacon. Bacon makes everything better … even this post! . . . → Read More: Quick Takes: The Purge

Family Movie Night Returns Tonight!

Game of Your Life airs Friday, December 2 at 8/7c

Calling all families! Game of Your Life, the ninth movie in the Family Movie Night initiative airs tonight, December 2rd at 8/7c on NBC. Suitable for the entire family to enjoy together, the movie stars Nathan Kress (iCarly), Lea Thompson (Back to the Future), and Titus Makin Jr. (Glee). It is a lighthearted and colorful “techy drama” that recognizes the importance of loyalty, family, and friendship when four college students embark on what might be their biggest challenge yet.

Get involved and show your support for good, wholesome TV programs! Ratings matter and so does the family of faith – . . . → Read More: Family Movie Night Returns Tonight!

Are You Ready for Some Family-Friendly Programming?

Game Time: Tackling the Past airs September 3rd 8/7c on NBC

As the calendar turns from August to September and the cooler temperatures of fall take hold, the average sports fan’s thoughts turn toward the gridiron. Are you ready for some football?! If so, Family Movie Night has got you covered. Game Time: Tackling the Past, the latest installment in the highly-rated series, airs TOMORROW, Saturday, September 3rd 8/7c on NBC.

Synopsis:

Life is easy on cruise control, but character is revealed when chaos enters. And so it goes for pro football star Jake Walker (Ryan McPartlin, Chuck). The popular veteran tight end is on pace to set the all-time receiving yards . . . → Read More: Are You Ready for Some Family-Friendly Programming?

Seven Quick Takes Friday (Vol. 11)

After several weeks off, they’re ba-a-a-a-ck! My Friday 7 Quick Takes that is!

1 – Biking For Babies

Heard of Biking For Babies? If your answer is no, check it out now! Our friend Jimmy is the co-founder of the group, and the Biking For Babies team is gearing up for another 800+ mile pro-life ride from Louisiana to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Their ride begins Monday, June 13 with the goal to raise $15,000 for pro-life charities. Spread the word about the ride, pray for the health and safety of the team members (it’s gonna be a hot ride!), and follow the bikers’ journey starting next week.

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Family Movie Night Tackles Bullying

As with all good football movies, it’s the storyline off the field and not the action on it that typically makes or breaks the film. Field of Vision, the latest in the Family Movie Night series presented by Walmart and Procter & Gamble, is a high school football drama whose back-story tackles a very serious issue — bullying — a topic that has received significant interest from the media recently. The movie premieres June 11 at 8/7c on NBC. Set the DVR now!

The Synopsis:

Through mysterious footage captured on an old video camera, star quarterback Tyler McFarland learns that some of his teammates have been bullying the new transfer . . . → Read More: Family Movie Night Tackles Bullying

Family Movie Night Returns to FOX this Saturday

Truth Be Told premieres April 16th at 8/7c on FOX.

Calling all families! Truth Be Told, the newest P&G and Wal-Mart family movie night collaboration premieres April 16th at 8/7c on FOX. We will be watching, will you? Get involved and show your support for good, wholesome TV programs! Ratings matter and so does the family of faith – let’s send a message that we want contemporary wholesome programs to watch on television! Be a part of the nationwide movement with other families who want good TV. Visit Moms 4 Family TV to let your voice be heard!

My Take

One of the faux-criticisms I’ve heard about this effort is that the movies . . . → Read More: Family Movie Night Returns to FOX this Saturday

Change of Plans for this Saturday

Change of Plans airs Saturday, January 8 at 8/7c on FOX

What are your plans this Saturday evening? If they’re not for family movie night, change them!

Procter & Gamble and Walmart will premiere their latest made-for-TV family movie, Change of Plans, this Saturday, January 8 at 8/7c on FOX. Together, P&G and Walmart are committed to providing family-oriented entertainment options, and Change of Plans is their latest initiative. The talented cast includes one of my favorite American Idol contestants, Brooke White (Season 7), Joe Flanigan, Phylicia Rashad, and four young actors who have promising futures in the business.

We were privileged to have access to an advanced screening of the movie and watched . . . → Read More: Change of Plans for this Saturday