writer: Brian Bird

Beverly Lewis’ The Reckoning

July 5, 2016

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Reckoning" is a dramatic, romantic film about honoring your heritage, making choices, and following your own heart. Katie Leclerc is outstanding as Katherine Mayfield, formerly known as "Katie" Lapp when an Amish family raised her. She now has inherited her mother's estate and works with a man [...]

When Calls the Heart: Trials of the Heart

May 26, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"When Calls the Heart: Trials of the Heart" features the first two episodes of season two of this warm and family-driven drama, based on the book by Janette Oke. In the opening sequence of episode one Jack teaches Elizabeth to ride and they share a few close moments as well as a laugh. Jack tells [...]

When Calls the Heart: Season 2

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"When Calls the Heart: Season 2" picks up where Season 1 left off, and we are happy to say the quality of the acting, writing, and direction is still with the series. It features characters of virtue pitted against schemers and those who are out only for themselves. Themes of faith, loyalty, and [...]

When Calls the Heart: Season 1

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a great new family series! It is set in the small town of Coal Valley and covers the hardships and determination of the people as new school teacher Elizabeth Thatcher arrives. The TV series manages to create memorable characters, humor, moments which require faith and grit, and a little [...]

The Ultimate Life

December 10, 2013

Dove Approved for All Ages

This movie is an excellent prequel/sequel to "The Ultimate Gift". In this story Red, via a video, reminds his grandson Jason that he knows Jason's life will make a difference in the lives of others. The film then takes us through a flashback and we see the events that shaped young Red's life, how [...]

Journey to Jamaa

September 18, 2012

Dove Approved for All Ages

This is a touching story of the journey of two children to their new home following their mother's death. It is based on a true story. The story contains themes of perseverance and moving forward after life drops a bomb which in this case is the death of the children's mother. When their mother [...]

Not Easily Broken

This movie has very fine performances by the actors, especially by Morris Chestnut as David Johnson, a good man who coaches a local boys' baseball team in addition to working at his own business, and by Taraji P. Henson as his high strung wife Clarice. She's a real estate agent who likes to put on [...]

Saving Sarah Cain

January 15, 2008

Dove Approved for All Ages

This story has a lot to say regarding the topic of love. Sarah Cain is a columnist for a respected newspaper but her creative juices have been running low and her readership has been dwindling. Her boyfriend, Brian, is quite serious about her although she somehow seems oblivious to it. Then one day [...]

The Last Sin Eater

May 15, 2007

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Last Sin Eater" is quite unlike any recent film we have seen. It starts out a bit creepy, incorporating religous as well as historical overtones. An elderly woman dies and, as has been the custom for many years, a shrouded man removes food which has been set on her corpse and eats it, [...]

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