writer: Jeanne Rosenberg

Running Free

November 14, 2000

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Not much new in this dramatic family adventure: a colt is born, separated from its mother, mistreated, befriended by a youngster, then comes the moment of truth and the happy ending. Still, it is well told with life lessons. Using horses or dogs as archetypes has always been an effective way to [...]

Rip Girls

Dove Approved for All Ages

Aimed at teen girls, this film sends out several positive messages, including dealing with the loss of a loved one, facing fears, and making decisions. There is also a good relationship between Sydney and her stepmother. The film has a glorious view of the island paradise, there are some exciting [...]