director: Eric Till

Jim Hensons: The Christmas Toy

October 8, 2013

Dove Approved for All Ages

"The Christmas Toy" is a heartwarming and wonderful movie sure to bring happiness to kids and parents alike. The toys are preparing for Christmas when the toy bear reminds them that new toys will be coming to their community and the children will be playing with them. One doll, Apple, used to be [...]

An American Christmas Carol

October 9, 2012

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Henry Winkler makes an awesome Scrooge or, as he is called in this movie, "Benedict Slade." The story is set during the Great Depression in New England but the tale follows Dickens' classic story, "A Christmas Carol", very closely. Slade's dependable assistant, Thatcher (Chris Wiggins), has a soft [...]

The Secret of the Nutcracker

October 20, 2009

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

The Nut Cracker has been a classic for generations at Christmas time, and here is the story of a magical journey of a young Clara. Set in the World War 2 era the viewer follows Clara and her family as they prepare for the Christmas holiday. With the help of her new friend, Uncle Drosselmeyer, Clara [...]

Pit Pony

February 15, 2005

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This movie is family friendly, although not particularly for tots. It deals with important issues of life such as death, dreams, and determination. The acting is solid and the story is pretty good. The setting is Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, in 1901. The kids will root for Willie and his horse, and the [...]

Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace

December 21, 1999

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace" does a great job in chronicling the convictions of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a man who opposed Hitler's regime, to the point of his death. Nicely acted, this film focusing on the years 1939 to 1945 and dramatizes Bonhoeffer's engagement to Maria and his time spent in jail, [...]

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