actor: Dennis Hopper

Alpha and Omega

January 11, 2011

Dove Approved for All Ages

This is a charming tale about overcoming diversity. It is also a story about overcoming adversity. Kate (Hayden Panettiere) is an Alpha wolf and expected to be leader of her pack of wolves. She is even assigned an Alpha mate, Garth (Chris Carmack). Poor Humphrey (Justin Long) is an Omega wolf and [...]

Swing Vote

"Swing Vote" has some comic moments, but the opening credits were not finished before there were two utterances of biblical profanity. This movie has a lot of strong language. That said, it does have some good moments. In one nice scene, Bud Johnson's (Kevin Costner) daughter scolds him for using [...]

Land of the Dead

I certainly hope that zombie movie production has struck a dead end. "Land of the Dead" was neither scary nor action-packed. A viewer can only get so much excitement out of watching zombie after zombie being killed—again. In fact, I spent more time laughing in this film than for some of the [...]

The Bible Collection: Samson and Delilah

June 6, 2005

Dove Approved for 18+

Samson was born to a barren woman, and he was set apart for service to God before his birth. God used him mightily in many ways as a leader and a defender of his people. He was a man of great strength and valor but strayed from his vow to remain true to God as he sought out the favors of beautiful [...]

The Sons of Katie Elder

June 5, 2001

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Here is another of John Wayne's classic westerns. Although this one was made in the 1940s, it contains all the elements needed. There are the good guys, the bad guys, and at least one woman to add to the story. Of course in a western you can't forget to add in the gun fights and explosions. To top [...]

Jason and the Argonauts

August 15, 2000

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Gods and goddesses are a theatrical device used to represent the forces that mankind encounters and battles throughout life. Keeping in mind that these mythological divinities are merely props used to dramatize man’s struggle to control his own fate, viewing sword-and-sea-serpent movies can be [...]

Jesus Son

Narrating the film in a disarming tone of voice, the young man (Billy Crudup) presents his story; the ecstasy of first live, the agony of loss, the sadness of substance abuse and the starkness of sudden sobriety. The film puts us in the center of a grimy lost world of uneducated party people who [...]