actor: Edward James Olmos

Walking with Herb

April 30, 2021

Dove Approved for All Ages

Coping with the death of a loved one isn’t easy—coping with the death of two at the same time is much, much harder. Joe Amable-Amo must come to terms with the fact that he’s lost both his son-in-law and granddaughter, and he must support his family, specifically his daughter, Audrey, through [...]

A Dog’s Way Home

Dove Approved for All Ages

The Synopsis: A dog travels 400 miles in search of her owner. The Review: Even with a strong human cast led by Ashley Judd, Jonah Hauer-King, Edward James Olmos, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Wes Studi, the star of A Dog’s Way Home is Shelby, the canine actor who plays Bella. Appearing nearly human [...]

El Americano

June 6, 2017

Dove Approved for All Ages

Cuco works in his father's (Gayo) circus that is filled with tradition and respect for the old ways that have been done forever. Cuco would like to see a change but Gayo disagrees until an enemy from the past, Martin, returns to challenge them for the "cape" that represents the leadership of the [...]

The Road to El Dorado

December 12, 2000

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Like Butch and Sundance, Tulio and Miguel help preserve the comic outlaw “buddy” film. These two Spanish adventurers maintain the same camaraderie that Hope and Crosby had for each other in "Road to Morocco," "Road to Rio," and the rest. You remember, where Bing put Bob in danger for financial [...]

Gossip

Part “Murder She Wrote,” part “Columbo,” with a little “Cruel Intentions” thrown into the mix, it is an interesting suspense thriller. However, the sexual situations and language keep me from recommending it for family viewing. Also, the portrayal of these amoral university students [...]

Stand and Deliver – Edited

November 10, 1998

Dove Approved for All Ages

"Stand and Deliver" is the great story of a teacher who refused to give up on his inner-city students. Escalante is a very intriguing man who knows just what to do in order to get through to his students. He is firm, but not unfair. He is smart, but not condescending. He gives his students, who are [...]

Stand and Deliver – Filtered

November 10, 1998

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This was an awesome movie. Since it is based on a true story, it does have some things in it such as smoking, drinking and fighting in the inner-city school setting. It’s a great movie about the positive influence a teacher can have on the lives of his [...]

Chasing Wonders

Paul Meins' directorial debut is beautiful, and not just cause this family friendly film was shot on location in Australia and Europe, amidst fertile plains and starry skies. Chasing Wonders grabs you from the outset and doesn't let go, taking you on a journey through Australia as a boy, Savino [...]

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