producer: Robert Halmi Jr.

Sacrifices of the Heart

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Although this film deals with some serious issues, it does so in a respectable manner and the people at the Hallmark Channel should be praised for doing a movie on Alzheimers, which is not something which receives much dramatic attention. The movie has very mild language and although it deals with [...]

Loves Abiding Joy

October 6, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is an endearing story that follows "Love's Long Journey." If you love the past stories in this series you will enjoy this one also. Taking you on yet another powerful story of love, faith and family, Clark comes to see his daughter and her family, helping them endure the loss of a baby. As in [...]

Life on Liberty Street

May 2, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a great family friendly film. The acting was good and the story line was great. The characters really get you to feel for them. One boy who suffers from a brain injury longs for his father's acceptance and finally gets it after his father reveals that he feels responsible for the accident [...]

My Old Man

June 7, 2005
Warren Oates, the prolific character actor of the 1950s and 1960s appears in this 1979 TV movie, just three years before his untimely death at the age of fifty three. He appeared in the film "True Grit" and made a ton of appearances as a guest star in many television shows. Oates is excellent in [...]

Time to Remember, A

November 23, 2003
This is a film with some good things in it regarding the struggles families have when a loved one has Alzheimer's, The film has some great lessons as a mom and her daughter who have had their share of problems learn to set them aside and show each other the love and acceptance that they both have [...]

The Last Cowboy

January 17, 2003

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

“The Last Cowboy” has a little bit of a hokey factor to it, but overall is a pretty good movie. It gives a wonderful feel of what a rancher’s heart must be like, displaying this cowboy’s deep devotion to his land and animals and then ultimately to his family. Anyone interested in cattle, [...]

Off Season

November 19, 2001

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a good Showtime family film, complete with good acting, directing and story line. This is a film the whole family can enjoy. Orphaned by a recent auto accident, ten-year-old Jackson Mayhew (Rory Culkin) has come to live with his aunt, Patty Winslow (Sherilyn Fenn) at a tacky Florida hotel [...]

Finding Buck McHenry

Dove Approved for All Ages

Although this is acceptable family fare, I found it abysmal. Dreadful attempts at humor, poor acting, and selfish, thoughtless behavior on the part of the lead made this difficult to sit through. And let’s not forget those huge credibility gaps. Buck McHenry goes into hiding for forty years. So [...]

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