actor: William H. Macy

The Lincoln Lawyer

This is a mystery/suspense story that is better than some I have reviewed. Mick Haller (Matthew McConaughey) is an attorney who always charges the highest prices he can because, as he tells one client, "I don't work for nothing". He works almost all the time except for brief evenings or weekends [...]

Shorts

November 24, 2009

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

There were a few chuckles from the kids during the screening I attended of this movie. One girl laughed at the crocodiles chasing the kids on two legs so she definitely didn't appear scared. There are some "cute" moments in the movie, such as one kid asking another what he thought would be found at [...]

The Tale of Despereaux

April 7, 2009

Dove Approved for All Ages

All good fairy tales start with "Once Upon A Time" and so does this lovable tale of a mouse who is different from most mice and an out of town rat who is nothing like his local cousins. "Despereaux" is a wonderful story of courage, honor and decency. It is also a tale of jealousy, hope and [...]

Wild Hogs

The previews make this film look like a hip comedy, with the male leads riding around on their motorcycles and discovering a little more about life along the way. It looks funny in the previews. Unfortunately, this film is not nearly as funny as it might appear on the surface. It does have a few [...]

Bobby

According to the plotline published by the studio, "Bobby" is "The story of the assassination of U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy, on June 6th, 1968, which centers around 22 people who were at the Ambassador Hotel where he was killed." The 22 characters chosen by writer, director, Estevez were [...]

Doogal

May 16, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

The kids will love "Doogal" and it seems like a perfect match for the tots all the way to about age eight or so. The characters are fun to watch and the film includes the voice talents of Daniel Tay, Jimmy Fallon, William H. Macy, Ian McKellen, Judi Dench and other well known actors. There is mild [...]

The Wool Cap – Filtered

June 14, 2005
This is a heartwarming movie. There are moments of overwhelming sadness and overwhelming happiness. This movie demonstrates the great triumph over addiction that can be accomplished if one is willing, and cares deeply about others. This is a touching movie. However, due to the excessive use of [...]

Benny And Joon – Edited

October 9, 2003

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a wonderful film about a brother who takes care of his mentally slow sister and how he finds himself with no life other than caring for her because he is somewhat overprotective. He tries dating a woman he likes but backs off because his life is "too complicated." What he soon discovers is [...]

Jurassic Park III

December 11, 2001

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

When I was about nine years old, one of my favorite movies was “The Lost World,” about a group of explorers stranded on a hostile, prehistoric island, with Michael Rennie, Claude Rains and Jill St. John being led through the jungle by a native girl dressed in animal skins. I loved the action, [...]

Happy Texas – Filtered

April 11, 2000
Two escaped cons steal a camper, only to be picked up by a local sheriff who assumes they are the camper's owners - a gay couple hired by the town of Happy, Texas to put on a kids' talent and beauty pageant. In order to keep up the facade with the hope of robbing the town's bank, one of the [...]

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