producer: Bruce Davey

Hacksaw Ridge

February 21, 2017

Dove Approved for 18+

"Hacksaw Ridge" is a faith-based movie that features a powerful message, a gripping performance from Andrew Garfield as Desmond T. Doss, as well as dynamic directing from Mel Gibson. The movie is based on the true story of Doss, who refused to learn to handle a gun during his basic training during [...]

Push

"Dakota Fanning is a good actress" is what I kept telling myself as I watched this long movie, which was actually just under two hours in length but felt longer. Indeed, Fanning is an incredible child actor and she is in many scenes in the film. She says all of her lines convincingly, but [...]

Braveheart

December 18, 2007
William Wallace lives again in this film by Mel Gibson! Gibson does a terrific job in playing the legendary hero, a man who has a reason to fight. The king of England, known as "Longshanks", is responsible for the deaths of those close to him. In a frightening scene in the beginning of the film, [...]

Apocalypto

Mel Gibson does it again with a way over-the-top violent film. He must have a propensity for violence. If you look at many of his films like "Braveheart", "The Patriot", "The Passion of the Christ", and his "Lethal Weapon" films, they are all graphically violent. I feel he would be a much better [...]

Maverick – Edited

June 28, 2005

Dove Approved for All Ages

This is a really fun and modern western about a con-man who talks a big game but can't deliver when the time comes unless it's at cards. Maverick cheats his way across the West just to enter himself in what is supposed to be the highest stakes poker game to date. Along the way he meets a pretty [...]

The Passion of The Christ

August 31, 2004

Dove Approved for 18+

I was struck by the color pallets and moods created by the seamless collaboration of production designer Francesco Frigeri, set decorator Carlo Gervasi, and cinematographer Caleb Deschanel. The authentic handcrafted costumes are designed by award-winning Maurizio Millenotti. The cast is made up [...]

The Singing Detective – Filtered

March 23, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Singing Detective" is a story of a man who thinks of his novel in his head while not being able to move or write because of his skin disease-psoriasis. He gets frustrated, confused, and thinks he is the main character in his novel. Although the images of his skin disease are somewhat [...]