writer: Mark Freiburger


June 4, 2013

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Young Jimmy, fourteen, is a special needs boy due to his mother falling in the bathtub while giving him a bath and she passed out and he was under the water for a period of time but survived. Jimmy has a fear of water but in a great scene he is baptized by film's end. This movie features themes of [...]

The Ride: A Christmas Eve Parable

December 4, 2012

Dove Approved for All Ages

Set against the backdrop of the Chicago suburbs during the holiday season, “The Ride” is a thought-provoking film about two men whose paths cross when a taxi driver picks up his last ride of the evening on a dark and blustery Christmas Eve. The passenger was a disheveled man with a most [...]

The Trial

November 9, 2010

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Two words describe this film: Compelling! Riveting! Matthew Modine stars in this powerful courtroom drama as an attorney who has given up on his practice and almost his life after the tragic loss of his wife and son in a car accident. "The Trial" will keep its audience's attention from start to [...]

Dog Days of Summer

April 21, 2009

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

The film, “Dog days of Summer”, features a mystery plot and has its dark moments. It deals strongly with human weakness and sin, and a lot of pain is included in the movie. Death is another prominent theme. A stranger moves to town, named Eli Cottonmouth, and he is hired by the town to create a [...]



- Dove Approved for Ages 12+