actor: Melissa Gilbert

Christmas Pageant

October 16, 2012

Dove Approved for All Ages

This is a terrific movie, heartwarming and one the family can enjoy together. Melissa Gilbert of "Little House on the Prairie" fame plays Vera Parks, a strong-willed and intense New York director. She gets fired from her job for her lack of people skills and accepts a job in a small town, Ashtown [...]

The Girls of Little House on the Prairie: Country School

January 20, 2009

Dove Approved for All Ages

Everyone loved "The Little House On the Prairie" series. In this DVD they have collected three episodes that deal with the issues the Ingalls' girls have in school. In the first episode “ Country Girls” Laura and Mary attend a real school for the first time. They are picked on by Nellie and [...]

The Girls of Little House on the Prairie: Prairie Friends

January 20, 2009

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a three-episode collection from "The Little House on the Prairie" series. Episode 1 is titled “Town Party, Country Party “ and it deals with friends with disabilities. When picking teams for a running game no one chooses Olga, who has a disability and can’t run. Also included in this [...]

Thicker than Water

November 1, 2007

Dove Approved for All Ages

Melissa Gilbert stars in this movie as a big city lawyer who discovers that her late father was previously married to a rodeo star. So she heads out to California to see what she can find out. She drives her fancy sports car out to a beautiful, secluded ranch where she meets her father’s other [...]

Sacrifices of the Heart

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Although this film deals with some serious issues, it does so in a respectable manner and the people at the Hallmark Channel should be praised for doing a movie on Alzheimers, which is not something which receives much dramatic attention. The movie has very mild language and although it deals with [...]

Sanctuary

Those who have read the book may well be disappointed with this atypical mystery drama about a woman trying to come to grips with the memory of her mother abandoning her when she and her brother were children. Family tensions and a handsome new arrival at her family’s island bed and breakfast [...]

Vision of Murder

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

We do approve this film due to its lack of graphic brutality and due to the nurturing aspect of Donielle for her daughter. We do suggest caution, however. Like “Rear Window” and other well-made thrillers, this is an edge-of-your-seat mystery. Well acted by Ms. Gilbert, it is, however, a film [...]