actor: Henry Thomas

Dear John

The title of this film obviously gives it away that a certain letter will be mailed to the main male character in the story and he happens to be named John, played by actor Channing Tatum. The story delves into some interesting themes including John's relationship with his father and how John's [...]

The Last Sin Eater

May 15, 2007

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Last Sin Eater" is quite unlike any recent film we have seen. It starts out a bit creepy, incorporating religous as well as historical overtones. An elderly woman dies and, as has been the custom for many years, a shrouded man removes food which has been set on her corpse and eats it, [...]

Cloak and Dagger – Filtered

November 23, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

In the style of many mid-eighties children's films such as "Little Monsters" and "E.T", "Cloak and Dagger" is full of adventure from the beginning of the film to the end. Davey Osborne (Henry Thomas) goes on an adventure with his imaginary hero Jack Flack (Dabney Coleman) in an effort to save [...]

All The Pretty Horses – Edited

September 23, 2003

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a good western drama that will keep you interested and entertained. While the plot is one that you could guess, it is presented through breathtaking scenery and through some good acting. John and his friend Lacey are finding being a cowboy to be a lost art in America and decide to go to [...]

E.T. the Extra Terrestrial

October 22, 2002

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

The themes of "E.T." are communication and relating to those who are different from ourselves. Elliot and his siblings come to love and respect E.T. Interestingly, E.T. has unusual capabilities, such as levitating objects, miraculously healing wounds, and even the ability to make others fly. But [...]

All the Pretty Horses

Man, this one makes “Romeo and Juliet” look like a Doris Day comedy. We’re talking depressing! Boy loses ranch, gets brutalized in a Mexican prison, stands by while a pal is executed, and leaves his true love out of respect for her family’s wishes. Yes, very depressing, and yet, there is so [...]