actor: Adam Hicks

Little Savages

February 2, 2016

Dove Approved for All Ages

When Albie and his sister Tiffany go to their Aunt Jackie's for the summer because their parents are traveling, neither of them is pleased with the trip. Tiffany, a typical teenage girl, doesn't want to hang out with little brother. Albie, on the other hand, is a genius and has a hard time fitting [...]

Up on the Wooftop

November 17, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Up on the Wooftop" is a Christmas movie and, since it involves talking dogs, is a fun movie to watch any season of the year. Tobey, the talking dog, wants to lead Santa's sleigh for just one Christmas. When he goes for a test ride with Santa -- without Santa knowing it -- Tobey falls off the [...]

How to Eat Fried Worms

December 5, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

This film does have its gross "Fear Factor" moments, but the story overall is pretty much good fun and the kids in this movie act much as kids do in real life. New-kid-at-school Billy is bullied by Joe, who as a prank puts some worms in Billy's thermos and all the kids laugh at lunchtime. When [...]

The 12 Dogs of Christmas

November 1, 2005

Dove Approved for All Ages

“12 Dogs of Christmas” was created as the result of an inspiration by producer Ken Kragen's 7 year-old daughter, Emma. She rewrote the lyrics of the traditional advent song, “Twelve Days of Christmas” into a canine version on a restaurant napkin. That set Ken and his friend, [...]

Shifting Gears

Dove Approved for All Ages

The symbol of lug nuts is a meaningful metaphor for Jason Winn's "Shifting Gears." As we hear a sage character explain, it is a small, seemingly insignificant thing that holds all the parts together. This is on one level a fun racing story, but more deeply, it’s a story about a father putting his [...]