director: Armand Mastroianni

A Gunfighters Pledge

July 8, 2008

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a gritty western. Sheriff Matt Austin takes on some bad guys and pays a terrible price in doing so. One of the villains who escapes winds up back in his life again, this time as a hired hand working for a rich man who is hungry for land that is not rightfully his. Austin comes to the aid of [...]

Final Approach

April 29, 2008

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This highly intense movie starts out with FBI and ATF officers raiding a cult under the direction of cult leader Silas Jansen. It then moves on to two years later and the same followers of Jansen build a bomb, kidnap two bank official's wives and hijack a plane. They attribute it to corrupt [...]

Pandemic

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This three hour Hallmark Channel movie is a riveting, realistic piece of drama. The possibilities of this bird-flu-like killer virus existing and occuring is so powerfully told with good writing, direction and acting, that it not only entertains the viewer but makes him/her think. Not a great many [...]

Though None Go With Me

April 8, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

As we follow the life of Elizabeth Bishop, we experience love, loss and love renewed. Her life seems to be filled with tragedy and yet she holds on to her simple faith and continues to reach out to others. Elizabeth touches many lives as she learns to deal with the grief in her own. Cheryl Ladd [...]

First Target

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

An effective action thriller, “First Target” gives us an interesting look at what lengths the Secret Service goes to in order to protect the President. Not only is it their duty to lay down their lives for the leader of the free world, but they willingly put their lives on the line for their [...]

The Linda McCartney Story

Much of the film is told in flashback, while Linda and Paul cope with her cancer treatments. It presents an interesting look at the couple’s loving relationship and some insight into the breakup of rock’s most famous group (Yoko Ono looks especially nasty in this depiction). Unfortunately, it [...]