Genre Archives: Drama

Breathe

October 20, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Andrew Garfield is at it again in another biography about a man who made a significant difference in the lives of others. He movingly plays Robin Cavendish, who is known for having been one of the longest living responauts (people who live on mechanical respirators) as a result of polio. He [...]

Only the Brave

October 20, 2017
Only the Brave is about heroism, the ability to change, and about risking everything for a greater cause. This movie is based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, who saved many lives by risking their own on several occasions. This story is particularly poignant and will resonate [...]

Victoria and Abdul

October 20, 2017
From the beginning, something seems a bit off in the palace of Queen Victoria. It is not just in her dull, routine, even predictable life. A strange pace seems to befuddle even the flow of the movie as you watch it. The comedy of manners seems painted broad and unholistic; the biographical drama [...]

Faith Filled Christmas

December 5, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Faith Filled Christmas is good, clean fun for the whole family, with a positive message and plenty of Christian values. After receiving some bad news, Grandparents Mildred and Simon Fairway are focused on making the Christmas season intentional and are not short on opportunities to do so. While [...]

Goodbye Christopher Robin

October 13, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Not only did I grow up with an English mum, I raised my own children on Winnie the Pooh books and toys. I still very much treasure the images—and yes, greeting cards—with the gentle friends walking side by side along the woodsy trail because of the sense of heritage I get from the tilt of the [...]

Marshall

October 13, 2017
A decade before Thurgood Marshall won Brown v. Board of Education, he was a NAACP lawyer popping up into towns around the nation and defending people of color wrongfully accused of crimes. When he came into town, he really did pop with a fearless swagger and a biting humor. At least, that is how [...]

Let There Be Light

October 27, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Kevin Sorbo gives a tour-de-force performance as Dr. Sol (Solomon) Harkens, a popular author and debater against the possibility of the reality of God and Christ. In fact, his latest best-seller is titled, Aborting God: The Reasoned Choice. There is a reason for his nasty dislike of the Almighty; [...]

The Open Door

January 1, 2018

Dove Approved for All Ages

The Open Door is an endearing and purposeful film. We learn how important acceptance can be to impart healing and personal growth. Sam (Michael Jeske) and his sister Madison (Megan Ann Jacobs) face a new reality of having to depend on one another after enduring tragedy in their childhood, and often [...]

Daily Bread

September 8, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Daily Bread is a satisfying post-apocalyptic drama centered around the aftermath of a catastrophic EMP (electromagnetic pulse) which wipes out all technology—including transportation and communication—and sends humanity into a tailspin. We find ourselves peeking into the lives of several [...]

Just Let Go

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Just Let Go is a raw, emotional film about grief, forgiveness, and the triumph of grace. Based on a true story, Just Let Go centers around family man and all-around good guy, Chris Williams (Henry Ian Cusick) dealing with the traumatic loss of his wife and three children in a car crash. We see the [...]