director: Jeff Bleckner

Flowers for Algernon

January 15, 2010
Here is a well told story, an update on the film which made a big splash in the 60s and is based on the book by Daniel Keyes. This one stars Matthew Modine who does an excellent job playing Charlie Gordon, a retarded young man who works in a bakery, and receives a rare opportunity to undergo an [...]

The Russell Girl

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

In this heartwarming and meaningful film, the main character, Sarah, is diagnosed with leukemia and is trying to comprehend the news of this dreaded disease. She decides to head home to face some of the things that have haunted her past. In doing so, she finds that the love and support of family is [...]

Rear Window (1999)

December 7, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Recovering from a recent car accident Jason begins to watch his neighbors in the apartment building next to his. He is lonely and has no life of is own. His approach to the window is not an act of voyeurism, but of curiosity to see what is going on in the outside world. While watching the windows [...]

The Music Man (2003)

November 11, 2003

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Music Man" is a classic. I remember when it first came out with Robert Preston playing the lead of Harold Hill, and then in a High School production, I played Winthrop. So, I have fond memories of this musical. I was very pleased with this fresh interpretation. Matthew Broderick plays a very [...]