actor: Anne Bancroft

Delgo

December 12, 2008

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Delgo" is an animated movie that is aimed more towards an older audience, especially ones that enjoyed "Star Wars" or "Lord of the Rings." It has something for everyone. It has all of the action and adventure often found in a fantasy world with winged creatures, strange looking monsters and a [...]

Homecoming

July 5, 2005

Dove Approved for All Ages

Abandoned by their mother in a mall parking lot, with their father long since gone, four young siblings set out on foot to find an aunt whom they never met. Sleeping in parks, backyards of vacant houses, and even a cemetery Dicie, the oldest, does whatever she has to do to keep what's left of their [...]

The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone

May 4, 2003
The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone is a strong romantic drama that pulls you into the world of Rome. The different culture and habits of the Roman people begin to rub off on Karen Stone, for the better. But, the romanticism of the place and time starts carrying her away. The actors are marvellous and [...]

Jesus Of Nazareth

March 1, 2002

Dove Approved for All Ages

This film, first shown as a mini-series on network television in 1977, has become the standard which all other films on the life of Christ must be put up against. This epic boasts a stellar cast including Sir Lawrence Olivier, Ernest Borgnine, Christopher Plummer, and James Mason. Robert Powell [...]

The Elephant Man

October 10, 1980

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Wow! This is based on the true story of Joseph Merrick, who lived in the nineteenth century, and this film is so well done that the viewer can't help but be moved. The acting is top rate, as is the direction, and it was a good decision to film this movie in black and white as it lends a dark mood [...]

The Miracle Worker – (1962)

March 6, 2001

Dove Approved for All Ages

Helen Keller was not only blind and deaf and mute, but she was one stubborn child. She meets her match in Annie Sullivan, the Irish teacher who once suffered herself from blindness. Helen's parents hire Annie to teach Helen, who has no manners and is, at times, very difficult to handle. Anne [...]

Up at the Villa

May 5, 2000

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Thoughtful and well conceived, this is an intelligent film that relies on witty dialogue and rich, detailed performances rather than bombs and car chases to hold the viewer's attention. Even though there is an implied sexual liaison, lessons are learned from the impulsive act that serve to alert [...]

Keeping The Faith

April 14, 2000
A very amusing love triangle, with several positive messages. The film contains an affirmative statement about faith and the priest gives an intelligent and moving explanation concerning celibacy. Although the priest falls in love, the film presents a realistic struggle that a man of God will at [...]