actor: Aidan Quinn

The Greening of Whitney Brown

January 3, 2012

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This film centers on a young girl named Whitney who moves with her parents back to the family farm when her father loses his job. Whitney goes from being the most popular girl in school to feeling shunned, like she's nobody. She has to learn what really matters in life. She learns that life is [...]

The 5th Quarter

August 30, 2011

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The 5th Quarter" is a precious expose' on life, loss, faith and giving. Life is fragile and this film shows how a family comes to grips with the loss of their beloved son and brother Luke. As they learn to heal, they come together as a family to remember Luke and begin to live their lives for [...]

A Shine of Rainbows

March 15, 2011

Dove Approved for All Ages

This is a wondrous, heartwarming story that will lift your spirits! Tomas is a young boy who lost his grandmother and is in an orphanage where he is picked on and bullied by the other boys. Then one day he is chosen by Maire O'Donnell to be part of her family. There on the Irish island he makes the [...]

Unknown

February 18, 2011
Liam Neeson plays Dr. Martin Harris, a bio tech specialist about to attend a high profile conference in Germany. When he leaves his briefcase at the airport and goes to retrieve it, he is in a car accident and his life will never be the same again. This film is a little slow to develop but has a [...]

Flipped

September 17, 2010
"Flipped" is a terrific movie that falls short as a family-friendly film in the language department. The story itself features young love as Juli Baker falls for Bryce Loski when he and his family move next door. The story is well rounded. Bryce ignores Juli until later when he has romantic eyes [...]

Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius

April 30, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

One of Bobby’s most admired qualities is his honesty. One stroke behind Walter Hagen on Scotland’s famous St. Andrews course, Bobby calls a penalty on himself for a minor mistake that only he knows he made. He refuses to turn pro because he feels playing for money takes the fun out of the game. [...]

The Prince and the Pauper

September 21, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This film boasts some fine actors, including the late Alan Bates, Aidan Quinn, and Jonathan Hyde. The movie, based on Mark Twain's short story, works quite well. Prince Edward Tudor is tired of living a life of finery and wants to live the life of a normal boy for a time and play in the mud. He [...]

Plainsong

April 25, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Plainsong" is a touching story about how people you would least likely suspect can help you at the time you need it most. Tom just had his wife leave him and his two boys. If that's not enough, he has to deal with a delinquent student assaulting him and then being forced to pass the kid. His boys, [...]

Music Of The Heart

October 29, 1999

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Yes, it could justly be called MRS. Holland’s Opus, due to its similarities to the Richard Dreyfuss vehicle, but the film, nonetheless, is most entertaining. Its strength lies in Ms. Streep’s performance and several positive messages it conveys, including examples of compassion and [...]

Stars Fell On Henrietta

December 31, 1996

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Believing he has finally hit the big one, an oil driller has to overcome several obstacles in the Depression era. Celebrates the American spirit. Remarkably well acted, written, and photographed. A real pleasure. And it’s a relief to find a ‘90s film that doesn’t bombard your senses with [...]