actor: James Garner

Battle for Terra

May 1, 2009

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

As these two species of the galaxy come together on Terra they both have secrets from their past that need to be revealed. The humans arrive from the planet earth and the surrounding planets that they have destroyed through civil war. Instead of seeking peace, they invade Terra without trying to [...]

The Ultimate Gift

March 9, 2007

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a fine story with good acting and tight direction. Howard "Red" Stevens leaves his grandson, Jason, an unusual inheritance. Jason has to pass certain tests before he learns what that final inheritance will be. It includes working hard for the first time in his life, and helping others out. [...]

The Notebook

June 25, 2004
Allie’s husband demonstrates a life-long commitment to his spouse “in sickness or in health.” He never leaves her side, and his unfailing devotion and love for her is an inspiring portrait of marriage. The film did unfortunately contain an intimate sex scene between a man and woman outside of [...]

Atlantis: The Lost Empire

June 8, 2001

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Nobody does animation better than Disney. Nobody! Once again, the artists at Disney Studios manage to incorporate equal doses of comedy and adventure with state-of-the-art cartooning that stimulates both the eye and the imagination. While keeping up with the ever-evolving world of animated [...]

Last Debate

A very insightful look at the power of the media and the dastardly act of reporting unsubstantiated facts. In this case, it’s okay, however, because their chosen victim is a religious right-winger. And we know they are all hypocrites. Well, isn’t that what “The Contender” just got [...]

Space Cowboys

August 4, 2000
To me it’s not their combined ages that’s the big deal, but their combined talent. They are pros and fun to watch as they good-naturedly spoof old age and themselves. Alas, I cannot recommend the film for family viewing due to misuse of God’s name on seven different occasions. Also [...]