producer: Mark Radcliffe

The Young Messiah

June 14, 2016

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Young Messiah" is a well-acted, biblically-based film, which makes use of creative and dramatic license and imagines what the life of young Jesus may have been like between the ages of seven and 12. Based on the novel, "Christ The Lord: Out of Egypt" by Anne Rice, who had a spiritual awakening [...]

I Love You Beth Cooper

I seldom become a bit angry while reviewing a film, but this movie shows a lot of irresponsible behavior and all I can say is shame on director Chris Columbus and writer Larry Doyle. A teen girl named Beth Cooper (Hayden Panettiere) drives recklessly throughout the film and at one point drives her [...]

Christmas with the Kranks

March 8, 2005

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This film is destined to become a Christmas favorite for years to come. I believe that special attention has been paid to make the film in such a way that most families will not be offended by its content. Since its MPAA rating of PG was given so close to its release date, I can only conclude that [...]

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

There are some wonderfully creative fantasy elements in Rowling’s work, but each Harry Potter movie seems to get darker and more frightening and violent than its predecessor. In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, the Dementors are faceless creatures with scary mouths and claw-type hands [...]

The Christmas Chronicles: Part 2

Dove Approved for All Ages

Kate (Darby Camp) and her brother are in Mexico as her mother closes in on engagement to a new man, and she can’t wrap her mind around how her mother could be over her dad’s death. She runs away, while her mom’s new beau’s son, Jack (Jazhir Bruno) tags along. Their trip is manipulated by [...]