producer: Mark Damon

The Hurricane Heist

March 9, 2018
The Hurricane Heist is better in some ways than I expected, at least during the first half of the movie. Human interest stories are nicely handled and the characters are very human, dealing with feelings of loss and uncertainty. The film opens with Hurricane Andrew in 1992, and two young brothers [...]

And So It Goes

July 25, 2014
"And So It Goes" could be the title of where the movie stands as far as receiving our Dove "Family-Approved" Seal. This movie is funny and engaging at times, but falls short in the content arena, and "so it goes" that it doesn't receive our Seal. Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton are genuinely funny [...]

Captivity

July 13, 2007
Not to keep our family audience in suspense, “Captive” was not approved due to the amount of violence as well as language. “Captive” has all the trappings of the common horror film: a controlling man with a troubled childhood who chooses as his puppet a beautiful woman who does not know [...]

Monster

January 30, 2004
Charlize Theron recently won a Golden Globe — and there are rumblings of Oscar — for her masterful portrayal of the homeless, helpless prostitute. She pulls off the stereotypical appearance and mannerisms while simultaneously shattering them by portraying a real person with real needs, hopes [...]