actor: Mickey Rooney

Gerald

December 1, 2010
"Gerald" is an off-beat comedy that centers around a deceased woman's ashes being dumped out and how her son puts her ashes in a doll and carries it around and refers to it as "Mom". People who don't know about the ashes get a bit confused. The actor who plays Gerald, Louis Mandylor, plays him as [...]

Home For Christmas

November 3, 2009

Dove Approved for All Ages

Here is a wonderful story about a man who thinks he has lost everything only to learn he has a lot to live for after all. Elmer (Mickey Rooney) marries young but it doesn't last due to interference from his wife's family, who thinks the poor young man isn't good enough for her. She regrets leaving [...]

The Adventures of Black Stallion: Season 3

May 27, 2008

Dove Approved for All Ages

This series third season set contains twenty six episodes. In episode one, Nicole rushes to her mother who has fallen ill in Paris. Nicole doesn't want to leave her mother in Paris, and her mother sends for her horse and trainer (Mickey Rooney) so she can race. In episode two, Alex, who is [...]

The Adventures of Black Stallion: Season 2

May 8, 2007

Dove Approved for All Ages

Episodes: BARN BURNER: A girl with a bad attitude is suspected of setting fire to barns housing race horses. Soon Henry and Alec become involve in the investigation. There is a man smoking in this episode. DIAMONDS: Henry and Alec have a vacation planned when they inadvertently become the target of [...]

Night at the Museum

December 22, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is an imaginative movie which is a good one for the holidays. The film starts off a bit slowly, with the dialog lacking wit and although there's nothing snappy about it, when the museum comes to life at night for Larry, the new security guard, the movie takes off and is quite fun to watch. The [...]

Care Bears: The Movie

August 6, 2002
When I popped “The Care Bear Movie” in, I was ready for an innocent, cute cartoon. I was therefore extremely surprised to see the repeated use of magic, spells and even some incantations! There was an evil spirit (that is how the Care Bears referred to it) and this how one of the main [...]

Breakfast At Tiffanys

February 11, 1997
This is a true classic of its time. With Holly Golightly, played by Audrey Hepburn, and Paul Varjak, played by George Peppard, their performances compliment each other. Holly is a socialite want-a-be and party-goer who is looking for the wealthy sugar daddy to marry. Paul is a writer but also the [...]

The Black Stallion

September 10, 1997

Dove Approved for All Ages

This is a nicely made film and a good story. A horse is found in the desert, off the coast of Africa, and a boy named Alec takes to him. He is warned to stay away from the horse and not to domesticate him. The boy and his father travel toward America with the horse on board. After a storm at sea [...]