actor: Brian Dennehy

The Seagull

May 11, 2018
This film is adapted from a famous Chekhov play and is true to form. Herein lies a series of love affairs and triangles that are Shakespearean in fashion and are embodied by four artists on a spectrum from famous to unsuccessful. The famous actress Irina (Bening) visits her ailing brother Sorin [...]

The Ultimate Legacy

January 3, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Ultimate Legacy" is an inspiring film. It shines in its ability to remind the viewer about the important things in life, including forgiveness, hard work, and kindness to others. Set sometime after the "The Ultimate Gift," the story focuses on Joey Anderson (Myko Olivier), the grandson of [...]


November 8, 2011

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a quality production, well-acted and well-produced and directed. Nathan West does a very good job as Charles B. Anderson, a promising young reporter who lives in the declining town of Dayton, Tennessee. When Baltimore Sun editor J.L. Mencken (Colm Meany) asks Anderson to make some [...]


June 29, 2007

Dove Approved for All Ages

This movie has some constructive positives. There is a theme of friendship, of being devoted to family, going after one's dream, and the animation is excellently executed. The humorous moments too are plentiful. The voice talent is great, including actors Ian Holm and Brian Dennehy. The film [...]

Welcome to Paradise

October 9, 2007

Dove Approved for All Ages

This fantastic story is about love, faith, endurance, and forgiveness. Crystal Bernard brings her character to life with her easy going style and sweet smile that makes you feel like part of the congregation. This uplifting movie includes some wonderful music and inspirational messages that will [...]

Marco Polo

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Not too many films have been made which deal with the life of Marco Polo, so that is a plus for this film, as he is obviously an important historical figure. In addition, there is a sword fight in the film which is very well choreographed. The movie also incorporates many Asian actors in the parts, [...]

Assault on Precinct 13

January 21, 2005
This action-packed remake has been updated for modern times. Featuring drug dealers, a police Sergeant who uses uppers and downers to cope with his fear, and modernized weapons, this shoot-em-up movie has more language than I have ever heard in a film of its caliber. The characters are rather [...]

The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone

May 4, 2003
The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone is a strong romantic drama that pulls you into the world of Rome. The different culture and habits of the Roman people begin to rub off on Karen Stone, for the better. But, the romanticism of the place and time starts carrying her away. The actors are marvellous and [...]

Summer Catch

August 24, 2001
Poor, young stud tries out for exclusive baseball team - meets rich, young girl - falls in love - finds out baseball is less important than their relationship. If this sounds familiar, it is because this "formula" date flick uses a tired old storyline and merely substitutes new characters. The [...]

Warden of Red Rock

Overall, this film contains great moral attitudes towards human life and great lessons in forgivness, reconciliation, and judgement. John lives and breaths in the prison like a prisoner, so he better relates to his prisoners. He treats them fairly, so he is a model of justice and equality. [...]