actor: Madeline Carroll

Indivisible

October 26, 2018

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Indivisible is a hard-hitting yet inspiring drama, realistically portraying the torment that an army chaplain goes through while serving in Iraq. The fact that this film is based on true events makes it even more remarkable. Darren Turner (Justin Bruening) and his wife Heather (Sarah Drew) have an [...]

I Can Only Imagine

March 16, 2018

Dove Approved for All Ages

The heart behind the hit song I Can Only Imagine takes viewers behind the curtain, into the personal life of singer/songwriter Bart Millard (a role magnificently performed by J. Michael Finley). Deeply moving, and not to be missed, I Can Only Imagine is a story of tragedy and triumph; a living [...]

Mr. Poppers Penguins

June 17, 2011

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This delightful film deals with family issues like parenthood and divorce in a light but positive way. Popper (Jim Carrey) is estranged from his father, who traveled incessantly when he was a child. When Popper himself grows up, his job also becomes more important than his children, and his [...]

Flipped

September 17, 2010
"Flipped" is a terrific movie that falls short as a family-friendly film in the language department. The story itself features young love as Juli Baker falls for Bryce Loski when he and his family move next door. The story is well rounded. Bryce ignores Juli until later when he has romantic eyes [...]

The Spy Next Door

January 15, 2010

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This movie is a funny and rollicking good time! The family will enjoy this witty and action-packed movie. I wish Jackie Chan (the spy in the film) lived next door to me. He is the main source of fun in the film. Chan plays Bob Ho. His girlfriend Gillian (Amber Valletta) thinks he is a serious man [...]

Swing Vote

August 1, 2008
"Swing Vote" has some comic moments, but the opening credits were not finished before there were two utterances of biblical profanity. This movie has a lot of strong language. That said, it does have some good moments. In one nice scene, Bud Johnson's (Kevin Costner) daughter scolds him for using [...]