director: Ron Howard

Cinderella Man

This film, directed by Ron Howard, is a wonderful true story about boxing hall of fame great, Jimmy "Cinderella Man" Braddock. The soft spoken and patient Braddock (Russell Crowe) is a hero of uncompromising integrity, honesty, loyalty, and grit. He is a man to be respected not only for what he [...]

Dr. Seuss How The Grinch Stole Christmas – Edited

September 14, 2004

Dove Approved for All Ages

"How The Grinch Stole Christmas" is one of my all time favorite Christmas movies, but it's also a great one to watch all year round. Jim Carrey is the perfect actor to play the Grinch with his funny faces and Grinch-like movements. He really makes the classic Dr. Seuss character come alive. The [...]

The Missing – Edited

April 12, 2004
Not for the fainthearted, "The Missing" earns its R rating for excessive, gory violence. A group of Indians and white men has banded together to slaughter men and sell their women across the Mexican border. Dot, accompanying her mother and grandfather, witnesses many of the atrocities and killings. [...]

Beautiful Mind, A – Edited

December 29, 2003

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

I remember being mesmerized while viewing "A Beautiful Mind", when it was released a few years ago. There is nothing removed from the edited version that would hinder a person from being pulled into the story. Knowing it's a true story, and that John Nash "still lives and walks the campus of [...]

A Beautiful Mind

While hospitalized, John cuts his wrist to remove an imagined government-implanted sensor and undergoes graphic shock treatments. Alicia bravely chooses to care for her paranoid-schizophrenic husband rather than have him re-committed. Without her love and strength, his genius could have been wasted [...]

Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas

November 22, 2001

Dove Approved for All Ages

In 1966, Dr. Seuss’s classic picture book was transformed into an animated TV masterpiece by Warner Brothers cartoonist Chuck Jones. The seasonal fixture featured the amiable voice of Boris Karloff as the rhyming narrator and the title character. It still holds up today as delightful family [...]