writer: Teena Booth

Good Sam

May 16, 2019

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Good Sam is...well, a good movie! The story is fascinating and inspiring. An unknown person begins leaving bags with $100,000 in cash at the doorsteps of various people; some have immediate needs, like a man who had to get food from a food bank in order to survive, and a doctor with a great income [...]

Cyberbully

February 7, 2012

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Words can hurt. "Cyberbully" does an effective job demonstrating this truth. Teen girl Taylor (Emily Osment) is a normal high school student who has friends and plans to be a journalist one day. She is close friends with Samantha (Kay Panabaker) and Cheyenne (Meaghan Rath), but this friendship is [...]

Amish Grace

September 14, 2010

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a well made film and deals with the tragedy which occurred when a gunman killed five Amish children and injured five others at a schoolhouse shooting in Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania in October 2006. The movie is painfully real and results in a lot of grief for the characters. It is a bit [...]