producer: Ron Howard

The Dark Tower

August 4, 2017
"The Dark Tower" is based on Stephen King's acclaimed set of eight books in a series, stewing adventure, fantasy, and western genres in a pot. What seems to have worked on the page does not translate into a 90-minute film, where director Nicolaj Arcel attempts to stuff so many plots and backstories [...]

Inferno (2016)

October 28, 2016
"Inferno" is a fast-paced suspense drama featuring a man named Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) with amnesia who teams with emergency room physician Dr. Sienna Brooks (Felicity Jones) in trying to figure out why they are being pursued and shot at. What is learned, as Langdon's memory slowly returns, and [...]

In the Heart of the Sea

December 11, 2015
"In the Heart of the Sea" is a compelling movie about a quest and survival. For Herman Melville, this journey is about traveling to the lone survivor's home of the ship Essex to find out the story of the fabled great white whale. Was it really that huge? What happened to the men? What details are [...]

The Good Lie

"The Good Lie" is based on the true story of civil war breaking out in Sudan in 1983, between the North and South, over religion and resources. This led to many people, including many children, leaving after their villages were destroyed by the Northern government armies and the militia. This story [...]

Curious George

February 10, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

This is a delightful movie. It made me laugh and I haven't been a kid in quite some time! They don't make 'em like this anymore. George's antics are comical, although he never intentionally gets into trouble. For example, he gets hold of too many balloons at once and is soon airborne, with the man [...]

The Alamo

April 9, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Legendary war stories, like the battle of the Alamo, have a certain attraction. "The Alamo" paints a picture of men united by high ideals; and though they know that the odds are against them, they are willing to lay down their lives for the sake of the common cause of liberty. The viewer should [...]

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