actor: John Krasinski

A Quiet Place

April 6, 2018
The quiet place is geographically double-edged. It is the minimalist, survivalist home of Evelyn (Emily Blunt) and Lee (John Krasinski), as well as their children Regan (Millicent Simmons) and Marcus (Noah Jupe). There they sustain as close to a normal life together, but must do so silently as to [...]

Born in China

April 21, 2017

Dove Approved for All Ages

"Born in China" is a picturesque and nicely narrated Disneynature movie that focuses on creatures born in China, such as a panda, monkey and snow leopard. Scenic vistas of lovely landscapes and tremendous terrains are featured as well as the personalities of the creatures. The animals are the stars [...]

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

January 15, 2016
"13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi" is based on the true story that occurred in 2012 when C.I.A. agents were attacked in Benghazi. The film features various soldiers we get to know as civilians; for example, one soldier is married with a few daughters and then learns his wife is pregnant [...]


May 29, 2015
"Aloha" is about the relationships a person leaves behind and the relationships that could be. And in this film it's also about surprises. The movie features a strong cast in Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams, Alec Baldwin, and Bill Murray. Cooper plays Brian Gilcrest, a military [...]

Promised Land (2012)

December 28, 2012
Matt Damon turns in a fine performance as a sincere representative of a company named Global, which is interested in purchasing many acres of land from farmers for the natural gas on the properties. They don't tell them that the drilling can cause environmental problems. When an environmentalist [...]

Big Miracle

February 3, 2012

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Big Miracle" is a heart-warming family adventure! This is a "feel good" family-friendly movie which shows what can happen when people pull together. The movie is based on the book, "Freeing the Whales", by Thomas Rose. It is 1988 and President Reagan is in office. When three gray whales become [...]


April 4, 2008
It's the 1920s all over again! This film does a good job in capturing the feel of this period known as the "Roaring Twenties". Several songs from this decade are included and what a delight to eye the old cars which Henry Ford used to produce. In addition to the realistic look and sound of the [...]

License to Wed

July 3, 2007
When a couple decides to marry, sometimes they don't really understand the ups and downs in that relationship. "License to Wed" takes the audience into the outlandish premarital class that Ben and Sadie endure. The class, created by Reverend Frank, challenges the couple to see if they are right for [...]

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan

The Review A reboot of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan universe, the Amazon version follows John Krasinski’s Ryan from analyst to operative for the CIA. In the first season, he tackles a Middle Eastern threat and in the second, he uncovers a Venezuelan plot that has worldwide implications. The show has [...]