actor: Martin Sheen

Amazonia

October 4, 2016

Dove Approved for All Ages

"Amazonia" is awesome! It's a delightful look at the Amazon through the eyes of Sai, a Capuchin monkey, who winds up in the Brazilian rain forest, due to a downed plane. On his own, he must learn the ways of the jungle, and he has a few close calls, thanks to a harpy eagle that eats monkeys. A [...]

The Vessel

September 16, 2016
"The Vessel" is a movie about a village's need for hope. Filmed on location in Puerto Rico, a man named Leo (Lucas Quintana) miraculously survives a drowning accident, and the people of the village see him as God's "vessel" or messenger. They need hope. A tidal wave recently destroyed their school, [...]

All Creatures Big and Small

August 25, 2015

Dove Approved for All Ages

The big flood is coming and the animals are gathering to board Noah's Ark. Dave and his son Finny have made the trip, but they are not on the list! Dave makes a plan and joins the others. Finny meets Leah and they explore the boat together, but the two of them are left behind while exploring the [...]

Two by Two: God’s Little Creatures

August 25, 2015

Dove Approved for All Ages

The big flood is coming and the animals are gathering to board Noah's Ark. Dave and his son Finny have made the trip, but they are not on the list! Dave makes a plan and joins the others. Finny meets Leah and they explore the boat together, but the two of them are left behind while exploring the [...]

The Messenger of the Truth

March 3, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Messenger of the Truth" is a powerful and compelling documentary about a life that touched a nation. Father Jerzy Popieluszko spoke about freedom and inspired the people of Poland to take a non-violent stand against the oppressive Communist regime of the 1980s. Despite knowing his life was in [...]

Selma

January 9, 2015
"Selma" is the title and town of this historic film, based on the real-life events surrounding a Civil Rights march on a bridge in Selma, Alabama. Blacks from Selma and across the country wanted to draw attention to the Civil Rights movement and, specifically, their right to vote. The result was [...]

The Way

October 7, 2011
This film contains stirring scenes and moments which run the range from sorrow to exuberance. When Martin Sheen's character, Tom, has to identify the body of his son Daniel (Emilio Estevez), who died in an accident in a storm in the Pyrenees, the emotion and pain he conveys will be shared by many [...]

Love Happens

September 18, 2009
This movie makes some good points. It deals with a man named Burke (Aaron Eckhart) who attempts to move on following his wife's death in an accident but he finds doing so more difficult than he imagined. He meets a young woman, a florist, named Eloise (Jennifer Aniston) and not much happens at [...]

O

August 31, 2001
The storyline in "O" is based on Shakespeare's "Othello." The movie has many strengths that are unfortunately overtaken by its shortcomings. ..... Thankfully, “O” is not a contemporary group of actors butchering the bard's original dialogue as was attempted with miserable results in [...]

Entertaining Angels

November 6, 1996

Dove Approved for 18+

"Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story" is a faith-based film that will inspire viewers. It successfully makes the point that one individual can make a difference. Moira Kelly is superb as Dorothy Day and gives a multi-faceted performance. In the beginning of the film, she's an elderly woman [...]