actor: James Coburn

Maverick – Edited

June 28, 2005

Dove Approved for All Ages

This is a really fun and modern western about a con-man who talks a big game but can't deliver when the time comes unless it's at cards. Maverick cheats his way across the West just to enter himself in what is supposed to be the highest stakes poker game to date. Along the way he meets a pretty [...]

Snow Dogs

May 14, 2002

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Cuba Gooding Jr. is appealing in these types of family films, and considering he is an Academy Award winning actor, and could pick from a variety of roles, it is nice to see him making family films such as this one and "Radio." In this film, he plays Ted Brooks, a popular dentist who learns he is [...]

Walter and Henry

This would have been a great family film, as Showtime had stated, but is is marred by R-rated type language, which is disheartenting since this was labled for families and rated TV-PG. If Showtime could release this film on video minus the language, I would recommend it. The film deals with some [...]

Missing Pieces

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

James Coburn, interviewed on the film’s set in Santa Barbara, California, says Missing Pieces is really about the relationship between a father and a son, “and about the gulf that exists between them.” It shows how easy it is to put off dealing with family problems until one day, when you [...]

The Great Escape – Filtered

August 25, 1999
"The Great Escape" was a wonderful representation of the true story of the prisoners of war who attempted many escapes from the German POW concentration camps. Although this film is a great piece of American history, it was not approved by Dove because of the many acts of violence that were [...]