Bob Brown

Bob is a graduate of the WORLD Journalism Institute’s mid-career course.

Associated Press/Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies

SpongeBob soaks up 90 minutes, giving little in return

Movie
by Bob Brown
Posted 2/14/15, 10:00 am

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Lucasfilm LTD

Plenty of strange but little magic in latest animated fairy tale

Movie
by Bob Brown
Posted 2/14/15, 09:00 am

At the end of Strange Magic (rated PG for some action and scary images), the Fairy King admonishes his subjects: “Never judge something by how it or he or she looks.” Moviegoers should heed his warning.

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Skoche Films

Old Fashioned makes courtship look appealing

Movie
by Bob Brown
Posted 2/13/15, 12:10 pm

Old fashioned has taken it on the chin. Long gone are the days of courting and saving intimacy for marriage. But the modern attitude toward sex is not exclusive to the unchurched. The new film Old Fashioned (rated PG-13 for thematic elements) examines the struggles young, single Christians face in a sex-saturated culture. It opened today, just in time for Valentine's Day.

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