actor: James Arness


May 22, 2007

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Hondo" includes some fine performances by John "Duke" Wayne and Geraldine Page as the woman whose husband has left her, and who could be happy with Hondo if her husband is truly gone. Hondo suspects the Apaches might have gotten to him. Although a bit violent for its time, "Hondo" does not become [...]

Island in the Sky

May 3, 2007

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This movie deserves its standing as a classic film. It has high drama, some action, and suspense to boot. It also has the highly likable John Wayne in the lead role as Dooley, the pilot of the plane who remains loyal to his crew when the plane has to make an emergency landing. The crew must deal [...]