actor: Samantha Mathis

For One More Day

May 6, 2008

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a well-made film, which takes a deep look into the frail human psyche. Chick Benetto always looked up to his father, despite his father's verbal abuse. His father shared a love of baseball with Chick as Chick grew up, and he longed for Chick to make it big in the major leagues. Other than [...]

Believe In Me: Edited

September 4, 2007

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Based on a true story about Coach Clay Driscoll and the Lady Cyclones and set in 1965, when girls playing any type of sport was not supported by many communities, this is a story of one man's coaching journey in the world of girl's basketball. Having moved to the small town of Middletown thinking [...]

A Strangers Heart

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

The acting is exceptional in this film, which is one of the film's strong points. The two leads, Samantha Mathis as Callie, and Peter Dobson as Jasper, are effective and have a nice chemistry. The story itself speaks out on behalf of the need for donors for heart transplants, but it is the story [...]

The Thing Called Love – Filtered

March 7, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This movie was an OK watch but wasn’t really very intriguing. The music, which was supposed to be full of talent was mediocre and almost made me cringe at times. There are a couple of things to be aware of. There is an incident of implied pre-marital sex and the other is when one character [...]

Fern Gully – The Last Rainforest

October 18, 2005
This G-rated film has nice animation and the character voices are well done by actors like Robin Williams and Tim Curry. However, there are some serious concerns we have regarding this film. First of all, the images of the snakes and skeletons and other monsters may well prove to be too frightening [...]


Dove Approved for All Ages

Based on a true story, this is a delightful tale that deals with a child trying to understand the death of a parent and how a miraculous incident touched so many people. When the Canadian family sends a kind and perceptive letter back to Desi, and it hits the papers, dozens of people send Desi and [...]