director: Michael Landon Jr.

Heaven Sent

February 21, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Heaven Sent" is an intriguing movie, centered around Taylor, a little angel with a secret. Her quest is for a couple contemplating divorce to stay together and to have a happy life. This movie features good acting, an interesting story, and good use of scenery, not to mention terrific direction. [...]

When Calls the Heart: Trials of the Heart

May 26, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"When Calls the Heart: Trials of the Heart" features the first two episodes of season two of this warm and family-driven drama, based on the book by Janette Oke. In the opening sequence of episode one Jack teaches Elizabeth to ride and they share a few close moments as well as a laugh. Jack tells [...]

When Calls the Heart: Season 2

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"When Calls the Heart: Season 2" picks up where Season 1 left off, and we are happy to say the quality of the acting, writing, and direction is still with the series. It features characters of virtue pitted against schemers and those who are out only for themselves. Themes of faith, loyalty, and [...]

When Calls the Heart: Second Chances

August 26, 2014

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"When Calls the Heart: Second Chances" features two episodes of the enormously popular Hallmark Channel program. Episode seven is titled "Second Chances" and episode eight is titled "Perils of the Soloists." In "Second Chances," Elizabeth attempts to teach her student Bo to read. Bo has struggled [...]

When Calls the Heart: A Telling Silence

April 22, 2014

Dove Approved for All Ages

"When Calls the Heart" is a terrific TV series which features excellent acting, superb writing and a wonderful setting, the small mining town of Coal Valley. In episode three, "A Telling Silence" a young girl has not spoken since her father died in the mine tragedy. Elizabeth is determined to learn [...]

A Fathers Son

March 11, 2014

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is the story of Michael Landon, according to his son, Michael Landon Jr. A very human and not so angelic portrait is revealed in the movie. The pain of Michael Landon's son, Michael Landon Jr., is a big part of the story. The son idolized the father when the son was a boy but when Michael has [...]

When Calls the Heart: Lost and Found

February 25, 2014

Dove Approved for All Ages

Episode 1: Lost & Found - Elizabeth Thatcher arrives and immediately has a set of problems to deal with, including a few mothers of the children who are not sure she is right for the job, the recent death of several coal miners, and a small house she is to live in that she accidentally burns down. [...]

When Calls the Heart: Season 1

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a great new family series! It is set in the small town of Coal Valley and covers the hardships and determination of the people as new school teacher Elizabeth Thatcher arrives. The TV series manages to create memorable characters, humor, moments which require faith and grit, and a little [...]

The Ultimate Life

September 6, 2013

Dove Approved for All Ages

This movie is an excellent prequel/sequel to "The Ultimate Gift". In this story Red, via a video, reminds his grandson Jason that he knows Jason's life will make a difference in the lives of others. The film then takes us through a flashback and we see the events that shaped young Red's life, how [...]

When Calls the Heart

November 19, 2013

Dove Approved for All Ages

In this adventure as in most stories of the American frontier the viewer is taken back to the time of stage coach travels but the setting in this film is that of western Canada. Our heroine is a debutante lady of the upper class and when she turns down the advances of the man that places the [...]

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