actor: Charles Grodin

The Ex

August 21, 2007
Language aside, this is a very funny and poignant movie. New parents Tom and Sofia are having a hard time finding happiness with social norms, leaving them at odds with each other. When Sofia’s ex-boyfriend becomes part of Tom and Sofia’s lives, chaos ensues and they are forced to be honest [...]

My Summer Story – Filtered

August 1, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"My Summer Story", which is a sequel to "The Christmas Story", was a hard one to watch after the classic Christmas story. It just wasn't the same. However, the film did contain a few funny parts. The father has an ongoing feud with the neighbors which is comical. The mother's reactions to the [...]

King Kong (1976) – Filtered

November 22, 2005

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Oh Boy! This one was tough to get through!! It started off okay, until Jessica Lange appeared. What a way to start her career- annoying!! The “special effects” were pretty cheesy as well: a gigantic plastic- looking snake, a wooden city wall that looked like it was made of toothpicks, and Kong [...]

Clifford – Filtered

March 2, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Clifford" is an entertaining comedy starring Martin Short in the title role. The story is told in flashback as Martin Short starts off the movie as an aged Catholic Priest. In an effort to reform a wayward youth, the Priest tells of how he was once a disobedient and rebellious youth, who, [...]

King Kong (1976)

This is the 1976 remake of the original "King Kong" film from 1933. Some things have changed including the fact the giant Kong climbs to the top of the now-gone World Trade Center rather than the Empire State Building. The language also has changed as this modern version is loaded with strong [...]