Megan Basham

Megan is film and television editor for WORLD and co-host for WORLD Radio. She is a World Journalism Institute graduate and author of Beside Every Successful Man: A Woman's Guide to Having It All. Megan resides with her husband, Brian Basham, and their two daughters in Charlotte, N.C. Follow her on Twitter on @megbasham.

Universal Studios

Play like a genius

Movie | In Yesterday, unlikely events bring celebrity status to an unremarkable musician
by Megan Basham
Posted 7/18/19, 12:00 pm

It may be a little early to trot out the old “feel-good movie of the year” designation, but it’s going to be tough to beat director Danny Boyle’s Yesterday

Boyle is perhaps best known for Slumdog Millionaire. Here, veteran romantic comedy screenwriter Richard Curtis (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill, Love Actually) has given him an equally optimistic script to work with.

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King of the savanna

Movie | The new Lion King is a worthy remake of a classic prince-in-exile tale
by Megan Basham
Posted 7/15/19, 04:17 pm

Maybe it’s because I still have little people in the house, but I tend to approach Disney’s live-action remakes of animated classics a little differently than a lot of critics. Sure, they’re mostly copies of the originals, and kids could just stay home and watch the old DVDs. But few things make the under-10 set squeal with excitement more than a trip to the movies. So even if these remakes are something of a money grab, as long as they’re done well, most parents will be happy to make a family outing out of seeing them.

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Faithful farewell

Documentary | The Long Goodbye shows author Kara Tippetts’ battle to trust God amid her cancer diagnosis
by Megan Basham
Posted 7/04/19, 02:24 pm

When Kara Tippetts launched her blog, Mundane Faithfulness, in 2012, she could have had no idea how the Lord would call on her to illustrate the title.

Taken from a question Martin Luther posed, “What will you do in the mundane days of faithfulness?” Kara had intended it to cover topics like the daily grind of laundry, screaming kids, and getting dinner on the table. That is, the everyday weariness and joy inherent to motherhood and wife-hood.

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