director: Sean McNamara

The Miracle Season

Dove Approved for All Ages

Live Like Line. These are the words that echo in my mind weeks after seeing Miracle Season. Not what you live like, or what attributes people use to describe you, but what legacy did you leave behind, and is it one others should mimic? Based on an inspiring and tragic true story, Miracle Season [...]

Ties that Bind

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This review is for the first episode of the series only. Allison is a police detective and, as everyone knows, her job isn't easy. She has a family of her own and a wonderful husband who stands by her side. But when she decides to take in her brother's teenagers, will the challenge be too much for [...]

Hoovey

May 5, 2015

Dove Approved for All Ages

"Hoovey" is a terrific movie about overcoming life's difficulties and hardships. It is based on a true story. Hoovey (Cody Linley) is a high school basketball star. His talent takes him far at Olympia High School. But suddenly he begins having vision problems and headaches and in a shocking moment [...]

Baby Geniuses and the Treasures of Egypt

May 27, 2014

Dove Approved for All Ages

Big Baby and his father are on the loose again and this time they take the treasures from the world that are associated with elements of the cosmos such as the Statue of Ra (representing the Sun) and other items that will allow them to travel into space. The young Baby Geniuses team is on its way [...]

Space Warriors (2013)

May 28, 2013

Dove Approved for All Ages

The kids are the heroes in this movie! They work side by side with the adults. The kids are forced into a cataclysmic moment when three astronauts are running out of oxygen in the International Space Station and the kids, led by young Jimmy (Thomas Horn), come up with the best solution to save [...]

Baby Geniuses and the Mystery of the Crown Jewels

February 5, 2013

Dove Approved for All Ages

It doesn't take a genius to realize how cute this movie is. How they got the lip sync to work with these babies and toddlers I don't know but the movie is adorable as we see the genius babies solve crimes and act like adults. They are strong personalities for babies, and include Skip, the team [...]

Soul Surfer

August 2, 2011

Dove Approved for All Ages

2011 Crystal Dove Seal Award Winner for Best Drama - Bethany Hamilton is one of the most amazing people we have come across in years; an avid surfer living in Hawaii who had her arm completely removed by a tiger shark when she was only 13 years old. This film, based on the true life story of [...]

Bratz: The Movie

November 27, 2007

Dove Approved for All Ages

Here is a movie that is just for girls, particularly ages five to fourteen. "Bratz" would make a great girls' night for moms and their daughters. If your daughter or daughters play with the dolls, then they will love this movie. While dressing different is not always a bad thing, it should be done [...]

The Cutting Edge: Going for the Gold – Filtered

March 28, 2006
This was pretty much a repeat of the original and about as memorable. It is not approved by Dove as it is pretty full of questionable things like drinking, implied sex, getting drunk with a hangover afterwards, talk about living together, etc. "Go for the Gold" was less than mediocre and I suggest [...]

Raise Your Voice – Edited

April 12, 2005

Dove Approved for All Ages

This was a really touching movie. Hilary Duff is living a good life. She is in high school. She loves music. And she has a great voice. She applied to the best summer program on the West Coast for music. Her father won't let her go but her brother knows that she needs to. She and her brother, who [...]

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