Megan Basham

Megan, a regular correspondent for WORLD News Group, is a writer and film critic living in Charlotte, N.C. She is the author of Beside Every Successful Man: A Woman's Guide to Having It All.

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Classic Toy Story

Movie | Woody and company are back with another hilarious adventure in warmhearted Toy Story 4
by Megan Basham
Posted 6/20/19, 04:16 pm

It’s hard to believe it’s been nearly a quarter of a century since Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and the rest of the Toy Story gang first charged onto screens, forever changing the face of animated movies. It was the first entirely computer-generated feature-length film. It was also the first full-length release from Pixar, the studio that has gone on to build an unparalleled reputation for filmmaking excellence.

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HBO

A debt to the truth

Television | Chernobyl honestly portrays the disaster that can ensue when people believe in lies 
by Megan Basham
Posted 6/13/19, 01:25 pm

The book of Romans teaches that God’s invisible qualities are evident in His creation—thus, people have no excuse for failing to know Him. It seems fair to posit the inverse is equally true: It shouldn’t take a reading of Calvin’s treatise on total depravity to have a pretty good understanding of our nature as well. In that respect, the ideology of a particular storyteller often isn’t terribly important. So long as he strives to tell his tale honestly, the objective realities of God’s world will shine through.

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Aspiration Entertainment

Wide-ranging Pursuit

Documentary | New documentary upholds big ideas about capitalism and the dignity of work but covers too much ground
by Megan Basham
Posted 5/27/19, 08:46 am

Arthur Brooks has never been a man short on ideas. While that has served him well as a best-selling author (The Road to Freedom, The Conservative Heart) and president of the American Enterprise Institute, it’s clearly a challenge for him to pack his wide-ranging social and economic ideas into 76 minutes.

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