writer: John Quaintance

Hot Pursuit

"Hot Pursuit" is one of those comedies that strikes the funny bone every once in a while, but also misses as much as it hits. For example, there is a scene in which Officer Cooper (Reese Witherspoon) and Daniella Riva (SofĂ­a Vergara), the witness she is protecting, hide under a deer head/skin and [...]

Material Girls

December 12, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This movie has some funny moments in it. In one scene Tanzie is complimented on her dress and replies, "Thank you. I'll probably give it to you when I'm done with it." These material girls, Tanzie and her sister Ava, are clueless to the ways of the world, having never held a job. Yet they catch on [...]

Aquamarine

June 13, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This was a rather touching movie about summer's end and moving on. I was pleasantly surprised that there was little objectionable material, making this a great film for the "tween" girls it was meant to please. There were also several lessons about unselfish love and sacrifice for others. This is [...]

Aquamarine – Filtered

June 13, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

What a cute movie. Aquamarine is a mermaid who is trying to prove to her father that love exists, and she promises to grant two best friends a wish if they help her. The girls are faced with the fact that they will be separated by a big move and plan to use there wish to keep them together. In the [...]