Genre Archives: Drama

When Calls the Heart: Second Chances

August 26, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"When Calls the Heart: Second Chances" features two episodes of the enormously popular Hallmark Channel program. Episode seven is titled "Second Chances" and episode eight is titled "Perils of the Soloists." In "Second Chances," Elizabeth attempts to teach her student Bo to read. Bo has struggled [...]

Ms Bear

December 9, 1997
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
When a family moves from California to northwest Canada, it is not easy for anyone in their new surroundings. Greg, his wife, and two daughters, Melissa and Emily, now have a home in the forest where nature can be viewed first hand. Everyone is doing okay except Emily; she hates her school and [...]

God Where Are You?

Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"God Where Are You?" is a powerful film, boldly dealing with the themes of suffering and loss. The plot centers on Remo "Sonny" Boone (Wade Williams), a fighter who loses everything after his opponent dies in the ring and his boxing license is suspended by the Florida Boxing Commission. Following [...]

Of Sentimental Value (The Movie)

Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Of Sentimental Value" does a super job demonstrating the worth of every individual who lives on this planet. The film is unique in that it opens with actors in the movie sharing painful moments of their past, including abuse and health issues, and how they moved forward to find their "worth" as [...]

Fragile World

Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
This movie does an incredible job of offering hope for those crushed in spirit! It reveals the mental anguish that real life can cause, but it offers promise of a brighter tomorrow for the troubled soul. The cast is superb in this film that centers on the character of Rosalie (Alexa Jansson). She [...]

Coffee Shop

Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Donavan is searching for love, or what she expects love to be. She has studied the things she thinks are important in a relationship after her last one dissolved because of differences in goals and location. But that is not her only problem. Officials are about to foreclose on her namesake coffee [...]

Louder Than Words

Not Recommended for Families
Inspired by true events, this touching story is about a family determined to make sure something positive occurs after the tragic loss of their daughter/sister. David Duchovny stars as John Fareri, a hard-working man who loves his family; wife Brenda (Hope Davis); her two grown daughters and one [...]

Left Behind (2014)

October 3, 2014
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Left Behind" is a gripping and dramatic movie that will reel you in! It is well directed and features a strong script based on the book by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins. A previous film based on the book and starring Kirk Cameron arrived in theaters in 2001. This movie stars Nicolas Cage and [...]

When the Game Stands Tall

August 22, 2014
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"When the Game Stands Tall" can be described with one word: Inspiring! It tells the true story of the De La Salle Spartans high school football team, which set a 151-game winning streak record. Football Coach Bob Ladouceur's philosophy was always, "We don't expect you to play perfect, but to give a [...]

The Giver

August 15, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"The Giver" is an intriguing tale of a society that has chosen to ignore memories and emotions in order to suppress negative thoughts, jealousy, violence, romance and faith. The story begins "after the ruin" and we are exposed to a world without grief, color or independent thinking. Conformity is [...]