Category Archives: 10 Things Parents

10 Things Parents Should Know About ‘Alien: Covenant’

10 Things Parents Should Know About ‘Alien: Covenant’

The sixth (or eighth, if you count the ‘Alien vs. Predator’ films) installment of the ‘Alien’ franchise is a direct sequel to ‘Prometheus’ and a prequel to the original 1979 ‘Alien’; this is the second of Ridley Scott’s ongoing effort to fill in the years between the two films, which promises at least two more movies before we get to Sigourney Weaver. Read More

‘D&D Curse of Strahd’ Player’s Report: Session 5

‘D&D Curse of Strahd’ Player’s Report: Session 5

We were in a dark crypt below the church. The stairs leading back had been covered in a magical grease, the fighter was feeling the effects of bad cheese poisoning, there was a wild magic storm going on. What’s more, our enemy seemed to hardly have suffered any damage at all. We were on the ropes … Read More

10 Things American Parents Need to Know About ‘Anne With an E’ or Just Plain ‘Anne’ in Canada

10 Things American Parents Need to Know About ‘Anne With an E’ or Just Plain ‘Anne’ in Canada

‘Anne’—titled ‘Anne With an E’ on Netflix—finished airing in Canada the other week and will be hitting Netflix on Friday, May 12, 2017. While ‘Anne’—co-produced by CBC and Netflix—is rated TV-G here in Canada, it would likely earn a rating of TV-PG in the United States. So, sit back while I review the contemporary version of the beloved Anne of Green Gables and give you ten things non-Canadian parents need to know about ‘Anne,’ with minuscule spoilers. No major plot points will be mentioned. Read More