director: Michael Anderson

Captains Courageous

October 17, 2000

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Based on the Novel by Rudyard Kipling, this is a story of one young man's life changing adventure. Harvey is a spoiled young man with no parents, who died in an accident when he was a baby. Because he has always gotten his own way he has a very bad attitude against others whom he believes are below [...]

Summer Of The Monkeys

March 8, 1999

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This movie is entertaining for children and adults alike, it is a story set in 1800 and features conflict with parents, family relationships, accepting responsibility, caring and coming of age. Times were tough in that year too, but some of the same type of problems existed when it came to family [...]

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

March 23, 1997

Dove Approved for All Ages

After years of falsely assuming that “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” was a boring, hard-to-enjoy movie, I was pleasantly surprised when I actually sat down and watched it! The acting was a little bit hokey in a part or two, but overall, the storyline was clever, captivating and even [...]