actor: Peter O'Toole

One Night with the King

January 23, 2007

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This film, based on the Biblical account of the book of Esther, is well made with a strong cast which includes various ethnicities that accurately reflect the characters in the story. Young Tiffany Dupont stands out in her vivid portrayal of the queen. She brings innocence, charm, and a strong [...]

The Bible

October 7, 2004

Dove Approved for All Ages

I have read the Bible before, and I know and understand all of the stories. But never in my life could I have brought the stories to life as was done in this film. Adam and Eve were real people with real sins and the viewer sees them go from being in God's favor to having to fend for themselves. [...]


Troy is the retelling of an old story, which involved violence, polytheism and sexuality even in its original telling. Yet there are some interesting ideas in the film. For instance, the heroes both go to battle courageously, but for very different reasons. Achilles, a proud and restless man with [...]

Molokai: The Story Of Father Damien

April 27, 1999

Dove Approved for 18+

In the 1800s, as in earlier times, those who were inflicted with leprosy were outcasts and sent to a place to die alone, without help of any kind. It didn't matter who a person was -- they were sent away from their families to be condemned forever. This practice of condemnation was evident on [...]