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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.

May 30, 2017

The next Spider-man Homecoming, Despicable Me 3 and <gasp> the Emoji Movie are just three of many titles releasing over the next few months. Rod and Donna give parents a heads up on ratings, content and stories for movies releasing during Summer 2017.

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May 26, 2017

Rod and Donna Gustafson discuss the messages of pirates as role models for children and an overall review of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.


May 23, 2017

Helping young people understand the significance of Memorial Day may be a little easier with an appropriate movie. Rod and Donna discuss a few that offer lessons to a wide variety of ages.


May 19, 2017

Two movies based on books targeting adolescent audiences release to theaters, but both may have issues for parents.

Everything, Everything is a story of an 18 year old woman who has been confined to a sanitized room for her entire life. When she makes a break for it, her top priorities may not be what most parents...


May 17, 2017

What TV shows are about to be cancelled and which ones are renewed? We talk with Christopher Gildemeister from the Parents Television Council in Los Angeles and get the latest news about the major network's program decisions. Fortunately, according to Christopher, the news isn't all bad.

Should your teens see Netflix's...