actor: Ioan Gruffudd

Sanctum

The premise of this James-Cameron-produced film is that a cyclone floods a cave entrance, and a group of explorers face one catastrophe and problem after another as they attempt to find their way out. As you would expect from a James Cameron film it is visually stunning. The point-of-view shots [...]

Amazing Grace: The Story of William Wilberforce

November 13, 2007

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Many Americans understand the issues and history of slavery in America, but few know that it was abolished in England long before it was here in the United States. "Amazing Grace" tells the story of William Wilberforce, the English reformer whose life work was dedicated to freeing slaves under [...]

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

October 2, 2007

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

In the latest installment of Fantastic Four, our heroes face a new opponent bent on destroying earth and also reacquaint themselves with an old foe. Action abounds in this exciting adventure as do the product placements. In fact, the film seems to poke a little fun at its own expense by placing [...]

Fantastic Four

December 6, 2005
Fantastic Four was originally scheduled for release shortly after The Incredibles opened last year. The release was delayed because the special effects in The Incredibles would have put Fantastic Four's to shame. Well, I can truley say that the effects were worth the wait but unfortunately, the [...]

Fantastic Four – Filtered

December 6, 2005

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Fantastic Four" is a comic series that stunned a nation when it came out in 1961. The movie's plot involves the team of space explorers looking to advance the human race by studying the activities similar to 'those that, in their opinion, may have started life on earth. The film itself is full [...]

102 Dalmatians

April 3, 2001

Dove Approved for All Ages

Although there are a few scary moments, including a villain picking up a nasty looking knife with which he plans on skinning the puppies, the 5 and 6-year-olds who attended the screening with me seemed more entranced than frightened. They protected Uncle Phil. Zany, full of slapstick humor and [...]

Buttons

Dove Approved for All Ages

Little orphan girl Emily is rushed to the hospital with fever on Christmas Eve. Unseen by anyone else, her guardian angel (the delightful Angela Lansbury) arrives by her side and tells Emily the story of another orphaned girl, Annabelle, who must fight to survive in a mill after her evil aunt has [...]