actor: Charlton Heston

The Lord Protector: The Riddle of the Chosen

December 15, 2008

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a fantasy adventure that is filled with sword fights, odd creatures and magical doorways. On a planet of mythical wizards and prophecies, there is a protector who is the keeper of the ancient law. An evil magician wants all the power and to bring back the Black mist. The Lord Protector is [...]

Ten Commandments 1956

March 21, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

This is considered a classic movie and both Charlton Heston and Yul Brynner give outstanding performances in their respective roles as Moses and Ramses, the young Pharaoh who stood up to God and paid the ultimate price for it. The movie is a spectacle with great costumes, sets, music, and is a big [...]

Ben-Hur

September 13, 2005

Dove Approved for All Ages

This Oscar-laden film was released in 1959, the same year I was born. I actually viewed it for the first time for this review, and I have decided it earned those eleven Academy Awards. The special effects still hold up well these many years later and, although the film is rightfully famous for its [...]

The Agony And The Ecstasy

October 7, 1965

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

There are a few elements to mention regarding "The Agony And The Ecstasy" as it relates to Dove. There is nudity revealed in the film in the realm of art. A marble statue shows a woman's breasts, and the painting itself on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel displays nudity, including the nakedness [...]

El Cid (1961)

May 4, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

The film "El Cid" is an old movie based on the Spanish Christians and the Moors in a battle against religion and kingdoms. Rodrigo, played by Charleston Heston, is the hero of the story who is brought in front of the courts over treason for choosing not to kill the enemy. The film was made back in [...]

Alaska

August 27, 1996

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

A widowed father of two teens takes a job as a bush pilot. When his plane goes down in a ferocious storm, the kids go after him. Aided by a Polar Bear cub they rescued from Bad old poacher, Chuck Heston, the children survive one adventure after another. Breathtaking scenery and photography helps [...]