producer: Kate Forte

For One More Day

May 6, 2008

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a well-made film, which takes a deep look into the frail human psyche. Chick Benetto always looked up to his father, despite his father's verbal abuse. His father shared a love of baseball with Chick as Chick grew up, and he longed for Chick to make it big in the major leagues. Other than [...]

The Great Debaters

December 25, 2007
"Do what you have to do, so you can do what you want to do." So says a college professor in speaking to his son. He then sends him off to do his homework. The young man eventually does realize a dream by speaking on his school's debate team. This film is an emotionally moving and well-made [...]

Amy and Isabelle

In the 1970 film “Ryan’s Daughter” a young woman falsely accused of treason is attacked by members of her community. They cut off her hair, leaving her devastated. That scene still haunts me. Ever since then I have detested films depicting this particular outrage. It doesn’t go down any [...]