Canceling Gone With The Wind, A Complicated Romance – Single Dad, Parents Article

Movies Inspire. I know many people discuss how the movie industry is dying. And it might be so. But the art form of cinema transformed culture in ways that one cannot overstate. It’s the power of cinema to move, inspire, and even challenge our views of culture to move us to great moments of kindness and compassion.  Movies might be dead.  It’s possible we will only have event films or ones better told from a soapbox. But even art can…

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The Top Five Action Films of All Time – Single Dad, Parents Article

There’s no business like show business.  While the name of one of my favorite movie musicals of the 50s, a fundamental truth exists in the name.  Nothing quite exists in the world like making entertainment for others.  Leading them into visual stories and into whole other worlds is a power a rare few can boast.  And so I’m here to take it all down.  Ok, maybe not quite.  But I am here to analyze the wonderful world of show business,…

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The Single Dad’s Guide To Fake News: Volume 36 – Single Dad, Parents Article

Welcome to Friday Funnies where everything is all Coronavirus all the time.  How can it be Friday Funnies, you say?  When everything is serious all the time, how can one be expected to laugh?  And seriously.  How can anyone tell if you are laughing behind that face mask you have to wear all the time?  Darth Vader never smiled.  Right?  Well, all that has to change now before we all end up with permanent frowns on our faces.  Although if…

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Top Twenty Comedy Movies To Survive The Coronapocalypse – Single Dad, Parents Article

So today we all wake up wanting to be fooled, even while we are all feeling foolish while hunkering down in our homes, not ready to go out anywhere or do anything.  It’s April Fool’s Day.  A festival of the foolish which feels magnificently appropriate in our crazy-making time.  While we try to check our worst impulses and not overthrow governments or lifelong marriages while being forced to stay at home, we need to find an outlet for the mania. …

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Call of the Wild (2020) Film Review And Activity Sheets – Single Dad, Parents Article

With everything that’s going on around us right now, it’s good to be able to have things to do indoors.  Even as we desperately want to do things that are out of doors.  If you want to give yourself a little freedom to love the outdoors, even while forcibly being told to stay indoors, Checking out the latest Harrison Ford picture from Twentieth Century Fox, called The Call Of The Wild, might be a good way to go.  While I…

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The Rise of Skywalker” by Making Your Own X-Wing! – Parents Article

The final installment in the epic saga, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, is now available on Digital and will be released on Blu-ray March 31. In celebration of the release, The Art of Fatherhood has created a step-by-step guide to creating your own X-Wing, the perfect activity to do with your kids while practicing social distancing! Now enjoy these scenes from the movie! Which character is your favorite? This is only a snippet of a Parents Article written by…

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Top Ten End of The World Virus Movies – Single Dad, Parents Article

Deep in the recesses of my constantly evolving mind I spend my days trying to come up with things worth reading.  Then I toss those ideas out and write this other idea instead.  Honestly, I have been working on writing something funny because it’s the end of the world and everything.  I’m sure we could all use a good joke, or two.  Or maybe one hundred.  In lieu of that amazing post which I swear will be coming, I thought…

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Onward and Upward, A Hero’s Journey: Review Of Pixar’s Onward – Single Dad, Parents Article

Certain films resonate with me more than other pictures.  Some times, like when I watched Shawshank Redemption just as my marriage fell apart, it’s about timing.  Other times, like with the father-son relationship in Road to Perdition, it has more to do with the characters involved.  With Road, Tom Hanks played a hard-nosed hitman who kept his son out of his business world, until they collided, and he had to go on the run to protect his son.  I resonated…

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Spies In Disguise Comes Home On March 10th – Single Dad, Parents Article

***While I have been offered consideration for promotion of this upcoming film release of Spies in Disguise, all the thoughts expressed herein are strictly my own.*** Rarely do I miss an opportunity to see a movie out there at the Theaters when I get the chance.  Especially if I really want to watch it.  It has to be some wild confluence of events that prevents me from doing so.  One such film came out this past holiday season which I…

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“Playing with Fire,” Plus a Giveaway for a Family Fun Kit! – Parents Article

To celebrate Playing with Fire being released on Digital January 21st and on Blu-ray February 4th, visitors to Susan Heim on Parenting have the chance to win a Playing with Fire Family Fun Kit! Read on to learn more about the movie and my review, and then enter to win!About Playing with Fire (Rated PG): When firefighter Jake Carson (John Cena) and his team (Keegan-Michael Key and John Leguizamo) rescue three siblings in the path of a wildfire, they quickly…

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