actor: Henry Thomas

Dear John

February 5, 2010
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

February 9, 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, [...]

E.T. the Extra Terrestrial

March 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

December 25, 2000
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 [...]