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Frustrated with finding a great movie for your family? Wondering what messages a movie or TV show will teach your kids? With you could learn to use some of those technology gadgets around your home? The Parent Previews Podcast is the source of all this information and more. Produced by the team that has been authoring movie, media and technology reviews and tips for parents for over two decades.

Feb 28, 2017

Ethics, humiulity and grace aren't three words you may associate with the live Oscar broadcast. But this year's closing mishap provides valuable lessons for young and old. When the Academy Award for Best Picture was announced incorrectly, it was an uncomfortable and confusing moment on live television. But many,...


Feb 24, 2017

It's one of those weeks where there's not much for families. So we dig through the R-rated films to find two that have some value. And we look back at October Sky, a wonderful film re-released on HD Video.


Feb 21, 2017

Movie ratings were created to help parents quickly determine if a movie is suitable for their children. However to get the most information possible from a rating, it's important to know how they are determined and why they were created in the first place.


Feb 16, 2017

It's Friday, and this week the Parent Previews Report Card reviews The Great Wall, releasing in theaters February 17. The movie is a China/US co-production and is rumoured to be the most expensive Chinese film ever made. 

We also look at home video releases, including the multi-Oscar nominated film Arrival, starring Amy...


Feb 14, 2017

VidAngel is a company that wants to clean up Hollywood movies right in your living room. However even with their basic concept protected by the 2005 Family Home Movie Act, many major studios are taking VidAngel to court. We speak with CEO Neal Harmon who fills us in on the current state of the conflict and his views on...