producer: Don Schain

Dear Dumb Diary

September 10, 2013

Dove Approved for All Ages

This movie makes the point that kids can make some bad decisions but then learn from their mistakes. Young Emily Alyn Lind turns in a terrific performance as Jamie Kelly, the self-proclaimed "artist/writer" who pens a diary about life in middle school. Jamie has a crush on a boy named Hudson [...]

A Leap of Faith

November 8, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Sometimes people can prove that they can change if given a chance. Rick has been in and out of trouble and his friends are a bad influence. This is his last chance and he finds out that he does have a talent for horses. But Rick is not the only one that needs to change-so does Lindsay. Together [...]

Just Like Dad

October 1, 2003

Dove Approved for All Ages

This is a neat story about a very loving father (Wallace Shawn) and son Charlie (Ben Diskin) who are on their own since mom walked out on them. These two have a wonderful relationship, yet both are faced with problems from bullies. Dad’s approach is to give in to the bullies to save being hurt, [...]

Little Secrets

July 22, 2002

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Emily is able to keep the children's secrets that they are unwilling to share with anyone else, thus earning their trust and confidence. She treats them kindly and establishes a good relationship with them by being their "secret keeper." "Little Secrets" is a poignant examination of growing up, [...]

Moms Got a Date with a Vampire

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

What disappointed me was the exclusion of a cross in any scene. It’s tradition that Dracula and his minions in the movies are deathly afraid of the sign of the cross. When you see “children of the night” cowering from just looking at the cross, it sends out a pretty strong message – Christ [...]