producer: Duncan Henderson

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

October 18, 2019

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil may be a misnomer. Her ferocity might frighten some. She may have issues managing her anger. And at times she might even be nasty. But when it comes to fictional fantasy characters, evil is a significant word. Why not instead call her a fierce fae? Or, early in [...]

Ben-Hur (2016)

August 19, 2016

Dove Approved for 18+

"Ben-Hur" illustrates the transformative power of love over hatred and redemption over revenge. This film is the dramatic retelling of a classic tale that follows the life of Judah Ben-Hur, a prince of Israel, and his adopted brother Messala, a Roman whose real father plotted the overthrow of [...]

The Way Back

January 21, 2011
This movie is based on Slavomir Rawicz's work "The Long Walk," which is a memoir. The film is picturesque for sure. A group of soldiers walk a decidedly long time in scenes of beautiful terrains and backgrounds and at times a glowing sun is their beautiful backdrop. However, this story of war [...]