actor: John Heard

So B. It

October 6, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Heidi is a young girl 12 years of age, who wants to know about her mother's past. Traveling all alone and not knowing what she will find, she leaves Reno with only a handful of photographs to go on and heads out for Liberty, New York, to find out the truth. This is a heartwarming story of a girl [...]

Snake and Mongoose

September 6, 2013
This is an entertaining film based on the true story of Tom "Mongoose" Williams and Don "Snake" Prudomme. These friends and rivals go through a lot of life together and they both maintain the same goal, to win every time they race. The viewer gets to follow these men from 1958 to a big win for one [...]

Little Hercules

April 6, 2010

Dove Approved for All Ages

"Little Hercules" is a unique fantasy that brings 12-year-old Hercules to Earth. He winds up meeting a friend, Curtis, and stays overnight with Curtis and his mother Dana (Robin Givens). Due to a bet between his father Zeus (Hulk Hogan) and Marduk (Paul Wight), Hercules is able to use his fantastic [...]

Sweet Land

July 10, 2007
This film portrays a beautiful love story during difficult times in America's history. Inge comes to the United States Midwest to marry a farmer, Olaf. However, no one will grant them a marriage license because of Inge’s German heritage, a sensitive topic among Americans during the 1920s. [...]

O

August 31, 2001
The storyline in "O" is based on Shakespeare's "Othello." The movie has many strengths that are unfortunately overtaken by its shortcomings. ..... Thankfully, “O” is not a contemporary group of actors butchering the bard's original dialogue as was attempted with miserable results in [...]

Animal Factory

October 20, 2000
In the press notes, we are told that America has gone on a correctional “binge,” incarcerating a higher percentage of its population than in any other country. The film then proceeds to show us that life in prison is tortuous. It is a constant vigil to protect oneself from senseless brutality [...]

The Wednesday Woman

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Wednesday Woman" is suspenseful and well acted, but I found the teleplay to be ultimately unsatisfying. The lead is unlikable and unrepentive. She has several serious mental disorders that I feel were barely addressed, let alone solved by the film’s [...]

Perfect Murder, Perfect Town

Although this miniseries gives us an incisive look at the investigative process and credible performances, I can’t bring myself to recommend it for family viewing. The drama does ask and explore probing questions about this complicated case, but the gruesomeness of finding a lifeless corpse and [...]

Home Alone

December 2, 1993

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Fun for the entire family. This is a great comedy, full of great slapstick comedy and a great message of what family really means. Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern are wonderful as the "wet bandits". Culkin gives a fanstastic performance as the Home Alone child defending his home against the [...]