director: Catherine Hardwicke

Red Riding Hood

March 11, 2011
I must say that the story and film was better than I anticipated. I was expecting pretty much a slash fest and, although admittedly there are some violent scenes in the film, the story and suspense take up a lot of the screen time which was nice to see. The development of the characters is also [...]


November 20, 2008

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Editor's Note - This is a movie about Vampires but has no biblical mockery typically found in this type of picture. The reader is also cautioned that Dove makes no endorsement of the book series where this film finds its roots I have never been a fan of vampire movies, but I must say this was not [...]

The Nativity Story

December 1, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is truly the original love story; God's love for mankind is revealed in this spectacular film! "The Nativity Story" stays true to the Biblical account of events leading up to the birth of Jesus. Writer Mike Rich incorporates subtle moments of humor which work well. One example is when two [...]

Lords of Dogtown

June 3, 2005
I have little knowledge about the background of skateboarding, so it was neat to see where and how skateboarding began. One thing this movie highlighted was the importance of money and fame to many people, especially teenagers. The Z boys broke apart for fame and fortune but in the end they found [...]