actor: Jay O. Sanders

The Valley of Light

Dove Approved for All Ages

This Hallmark Hall of Fame movie is a simple story about a simpler time and although the pace is a bit slow in the beginning, it is a journey worth taking. Following his stint in World War ll, Noah Locke returns to his southern home to find his younger brother Travis locked up in jail for driving [...]

The Revolt of Mother

February 10, 2004

Dove Approved for All Ages

"The Revolt of Mother" has a lot to say for a short film! Running under an hour, Amy Madigan gives a strong performance as Sarah Penn, a.k.a. "Mother," who has been a faithful housewife and mother for 19 years. Her husband, Adam (Jay O. Sanders), is a hard-working man and good father. The problem [...]

The Familiar Stranger

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

What starts out as a depressing drama about a woman left alone to raise her children while keeping the wolves from the door, turns into a slick, well-acted mystery. What a pleasure to view a film that focuses on good storytelling without today’s quotient of objectionable content. Here there is no [...]


Dove Approved for Ages 12+

The themes of Inge’s play are “to thine own self be true” and “follow your heart.” CBS has made a moving presentation with fine performances by all. Although one middle-aged couple checks into a motel and Hal and Madge stay out all night, we do not see any sexual situations. Indeed, [...]

For Richer or Poorer – Filtered

May 5, 1998

Dove Approved for All Ages

In "For Richer or Poorer" Tim Allen and Kirstie Alley play a soon-to-be divorced couple who are forced to run from the law when their accountant cheats on their taxes. The film was great, and its two main themes were the reconstruction of a marriage that was almost lost, and anti-materialism. The [...]