actor: Sam Elliott

November Christmas

November 21, 2017

Dove Approved for All Ages

November Christmas is a touching story full of rich relationships and an overarching message of hope and unity. Vanessa Marks (Emily Alyn Lind) is a bubbly 8-year-old girl with a zest for life. She has a supportive and loving family, lives in an idyllic small town, and thoroughly enjoys every [...]

The Good Dinosaur

February 23, 2016

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Good Dinosaur" will make the family laugh! Several kids, who were in the audience when I screened the film, laughed out loud several times. In one scene, a crawling, small boy named "Spot," who resembles a miniature caveman, peed behind a rock, and the kids laughed a lot on that one. But don't [...]

Up in the Air

This movie examines the lonely life of Ryan, a frequent traveler. At first, his life appears enjoyable. Traveling around with no strings attached. But life is due to change and for this poor soul, it should. One would typically think that a film of this type would have a deep and profound [...]

The Ranger Cook and a Hole in the Sky

November 1, 2007

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

In this film you will be captivated by the beautiful scenery, and it is a fun western to boot. You and your older children can enjoy this film together and you can use it as a teaching tool for friendships and how they blossom. The film incorporates the important themes of honor, trust and [...]

Barnyard

December 12, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

The Dove Foundation recently hosted a special screening of "Barnyard," and the response was very positive. "It was pretty good," said a lady named Laura who had brought her three-year-old daughter and seven-year-old son to the screening. In fact, there is a lot to like in this film. "The music was [...]

Off The Map – Filtered

August 9, 2005

Dove Approved for All Ages

Eleven year old Bo is being raised and home-schooled in the middle of the desert by her mom Arlene and dad Charley. Her father is depressed and making it hard to get along. On top of that William Gibbs from the IRS shows up, asking why they haven’t filed tax returns for the past seven years. He [...]

Contender

With the aid of a superbly written script, assertive directing, and dynamic performances, DreamWorks’ “The Contender” promotes left-wing policies and mocks religious beliefs. It’s as if Frank Capra’s “Mr. Smith Goes To Washington” was remade from the acerbic judgment of Oliver [...]

A Star is Born (2018)

The much-anticipated A Star Is Born is a new story to many people, especially a younger generation, but to some of us, this is the fourth major motion picture in 86 years depicting this tragic romance. I could not help but compare these two lead actors, Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, to the [...]

A Star is Born (’18)

The much-anticipated A Star Is Born is a new story to many people, especially a younger generation, but to some of us, this is the fourth major motion picture in 86 years depicting this tragic romance. I could not help but compare these two lead actors, Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, to the [...]

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