writer: James Edward Grant


May 22, 2007

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Hondo" includes some fine performances by John "Duke" Wayne and Geraldine Page as the woman whose husband has left her, and who could be happy with Hondo if her husband is truly gone. Hondo suspects the Apaches might have gotten to him. Although a bit violent for its time, "Hondo" does not become [...]

Angel And The Badman

June 15, 1991

Dove Approved for All Ages

John Wayne was and is an American icon of western films. In this 1946 black and white classic movie, he is a tall, well-know gunslinger that once was a deputy with Wyatt Earp. As Quirt (John Wayne) rides through rough country, he falls off his horse and is found by a father and daughter who are [...]


I grew up watching John Wayne movies, and "McLintock!" has been one of my favorites. It's the story of a cattle baron in the west, named G. W. McLintock. He owns a lot of land and has been there for years. When his wife and daughter return home after being away, the fun begins. "McLintock!" is a [...]