actor: Thomas Kretschmann

Waiting for Anya

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Waiting for Anya has little to do with Anya, but everything to do with bravery, selflessness, and the sanctity of human life. Often, history books covering WWII include gruesome pictures of Holocaust prison camps, survivors, etc., but rarely do they speak to the quieter European sectors that [...]

The Bible Stories: Esther

March 2, 2010

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a well done production and telling of the story of Esther from the Bible. Louise Lombard plays the lead role exceptionally well with the right mixture of humility, kindness and leadership which make up this queen, chosen by King Ahasuerus himself (Thomas Kretschman). Also quite good is F. [...]

Karate Dog

September 5, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is just an hilarious action-packed comedy about a talking dog who also knows karate. This film is wholesome, entertaining and enjoyable. It reminds me of some of the funny movies I watched when I was a kid. It is filled with action and adventure as the duo try to find the bad guys. There is [...]

Pianist – Edited

December 3, 2003

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Pianist" is a powerful portrayal of life in the Jewish Ghetto in WWII Warsaw. Waldyslaw Szpilman tells his heroic story in a book, which was brilliantly adapted by director, Roman Polanski. While I do not approve of Mr. Polanski's personal life, I cannot deny the impact of this finely crafted [...]


Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is the ninth installment in a series of illuminating dramas based on biblical stories. An exquisite Louise Lombard (“The House of Elliot,” “Bodyguards”) heads a strong cast and the producers have consulted biblical scholars representing Catholic, Protestant and Jewish perspectives, to [...]