producer: Jon Avnet

Righteous Kill

Make no mistake about it. "Righteous Kill" is not a righteous movie. It does, however, include killing. In fact, a priest who is a pedophile is killed in the film, so once again "Righteous Kill" doesn't seem like an accurate title. Even if you like fast-paced cop movies, the content of this film is [...]

88 Minutes

This thriller starring Al Pacino keeps viewers guessing until the end. Pacino plays forensic psychiatrist Dr. Jack Gramm. Nine years after his testimony helped convict a serial murderer, Dr. Gramm gets a phone call telling him that he only has 88 minutes left to live. The rest of the movies [...]

Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow – Edited

April 12, 2005

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This was a very interesting movie. The movie was made without any real settings or backdrops. It was all made in front of a blue screen and all of the futurism and robots and everything in it were put in by a computer. Gweneth, Jude, and Angelina make this movie studded with stars. The movie has a [...]

The D2: Mighty Ducks – Filtered

September 3, 2002

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Like the original Mighty Ducks, this group of young, teenage hockey players hits the ice and becomes a near professional team. Although it is a bit on the corny side, it is a great family film that is very clean except for some hockey fighting at the rink and one scene with a couple of boys in [...]

The D3: Mighty Ducks – Filtered

September 3, 2002

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Mighty Ducks" is a great movie, suitable for ages twelve and above with some hockey rough-housing including shoving. There is some mild name calling. The Ducks don't like their new coach as they think he is too tough. But after he teaches them a few things about life-that it isn't all about [...]

The War – Filtered

May 3, 2001
This sad and depressing movie stars Kevin Costner as Stephen Simmons, a down and out Vietnam war era veteran. He returns from the war wracked with nightmares of how he could have saved the life of his best friend if he had been more courageous. He has no money, so his family lives a dirt-poor life [...]

Risky Business – Filtered

August 22, 1997
Despite its fame as the movie that launched Tom Cruise’s career, “Risky Business” fails to live up to the expectations one might have for such a movie. After hiring a prostitute, a teenaged boy takes promiscuous sex that much further by running a one-night prostitution party for all his [...]