‘Jingle Jangle’ is Netflix’s best family-friendly movie yet

Remember the days of live-action family-friendly musicals -- when classics like Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang dominated the big screen? Thankfully, such films are...

Hallmark-like ‘Farmer and the Belle’ leads family-friendly spotlight

Her name is Belle, and she is one of the world's most popular models, having graced billboards, magazine covers and TV ads. Lately, though, her work has been slow. It...

‘Switched’ Movie Review And Interview With Writer/Producer, Alexandra Boylan

SoCal Voice had the pleasure of interviewing Alexandra Boylan, an award-winning filmmaker, and the writer, and producer of Switched.

Netflix’s ‘The Social Dilemma’ will make you want to smash your smartphone

You may not smash your smartphone after watching Netflix’s newest hit documentary, but if you do, I won’t blame you. Titled The Social Dilemma (PG-13), it interviews former Silicon Valley...

ClearPlay’s new filtering service makes any Netflix movie family-friendly

For fans of family-friendly movies, this summer included some bad news and some great news, all in the span of a few days. First, the bad news: Vudu’s streaming service,...

NBC’s new streaming service Peacock is worth watching — and it’s free

America’s one millionth streaming service launched in July, but this one has a unique element that makes it stand out from the rest: It’s free. Sort of.

Disney Plus’ ‘Hamilton’ is marvelous, but it’s not kid-friendly

His name is Alexander Hamilton, and he’s one of the smartest people in Colonial America you’ll ever meet. He’s also confident (even cocky), determined (perhaps a workaholic) and ahead of...

‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ lands on Hulu at just the right time

A movie about Fred Rogers began streaming on Hulu in June, and it couldn’t come at a better time in U.S. history.

Captivating ‘Dude Perfect’ documentary leads May streaming lineup

Dude Perfect. This quintet of basketball trick shot artists and comedy geniuses has amassed 51 million subscribers even though they don’t curse or make off-color jokes. Dads love them. Moms love them. Most of all, though, it’s children, tweens and teens who binge their zany, creative videos.

Netflix’s excellent ‘The English Game’ series leads April streaming lineup

One of the best new series on Netflix spotlights a slice of little-known English history and a sport that rarely gets front-page coverage in the U.S. Titled The English Game,...

Business

Chick-fil-A Founder’s Daughter Reveals Mom as ‘Backbone’ of Family Dynasty

“We have never separated business from good biblical principles and practices which we believe have contributed to the success of the business,” White said.

Christians, Work, and Bad Behavior

As a 34-year employee of the Federal government, including 20 years as a manager, I saw all kinds of behavior: professional, unprofessional, and downright...

Questions To Ask Before Taking Social Security

Social Security can be an important part of your retirement income. So, before you start making decisions about your payments, you’ll want to know...

Education

Homeschooling for the Non-homeschool Family

It’s definitely business as usual within our home. We homeschool, which means I have all the sharpened pencils, paper, and saved curriculum just waiting to be printed out! Not much has changed since COVID-19 reared its ugly head into our day-to-day lives. While our life...