producer: John Hughes

Miracle on 34th Street (1994)

September 25, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a great remake of the classic. The characters are brilliant and they play their roles flawlessly. It obviously has a more modern feel than the original with the movie set in modern day New York with department stores, lawyers, and the modern conveniences of life today. John Hughes did a [...]

102 Dalmatians

November 22, 2000

Dove Approved for All Ages

Although there are a few scary moments, including a villain picking up a nasty looking knife with which he plans on skinning the puppies, the 5 and 6-year-olds who attended the screening with me seemed more entranced than frightened. They protected Uncle Phil. Zany, full of slapstick humor and [...]

Home Alone 2

November 20, 1992

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Home Alone 2" actually finds Kevin McCallister getting lost and being alone in the Big Apple, instead of home in Chicago. Kevin justs wants to be alone at the beginning of this film when his brother plays a trick on him at a Christmas concert and Kevin becomes angry with the entire family. He [...]

Home Alone

December 2, 1993

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Fun for the entire family. This is a great comedy, full of great slapstick comedy and a great message of what family really means. Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern are wonderful as the "wet bandits". Culkin gives a fanstastic performance as the Home Alone child defending his home against the [...]

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