producer: Frank Siracusa

For the Love of Grace

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

We all know that fire fighters are special, but do we ever think of the things that may be hard for them? This is a story about two people from different ways of life that are brought together by a fire. Steve and Grace both go through some changes after the fire that alters both their lives. [...]

The Good Witch

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Hallmark scores again with this wonderful presentation of “The Good Witch.” Cassie moves into the “haunted” house of the neighborhood and this story keeps you guessing if she is a witch, as some people assume, or just the mysterious new girl in town. The assumption that Cassie is a witch [...]

A Christmas Visitor

November 1, 2007

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is an engaging movie. Following the death of their son in Operation Desert Storm, the Boyajians haven’t felt much like celebrating Christmas and in fact have not celebrated it for years. And, on top of that, the family waits anxiously to learn if their daughter has breast cancer. So they [...]


Those who have read the book may well be disappointed with this atypical mystery drama about a woman trying to come to grips with the memory of her mother abandoning her when she and her brother were children. Family tensions and a handsome new arrival at her family’s island bed and breakfast [...]

One True Love

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Romance is back and CBS has got it. Although there aren’t many surprises, it is an involving tale of two people, each engaged to marry other people until, by a twist of fate, they discover that they have met their one true love. If you are looking for a film about amour, without the usual dose of [...]

On Hostile Ground

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

“Airport,” “Earthquake,” “Swarm,” they’re called disaster movies. I call them “oh my god” movies. The actors must stare at make-believe events and utter that phrase to indicate catastrophic danger. Here, that phrase comes up nine times. Now, I expect if I saw Godzilla breathing [...]