Genre Archives: Drama

Jacobs Ladder: Volume 1

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Jacob's Ladder," collection features several well-known Bible stories. We are pleased to award our "Faith-Friendly" Seal for ages 12+ to these episodes. It nicely combines the history of the Bible with the youth of today! Episode 1: "Reluctant Hero," it is revealed that the Hebrews have ceased [...]

Tomorrowland

May 22, 2015
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Tomorrowland" is imaginative with a capital I! The story focuses on a young woman named Casey Newton (Britt Robertson) who is given a small pin from the 1964 World's Fair. When she touches the pin it whisks her into the future. Casey tries to make sense of how the pin ended up in her hands. Her [...]

Come Follow Me

Dove "Faith-Based" Some Content May Be Objectionable
"Come Follow Me" is an inspiring film about following Christ. This dramatization of Jesus and his disciples looks at Biblical events and uses artistic license to imagine what a conversation between Peter and Jesus might have sounded like. One of the strengths of this film is the superb acting of [...]

Desperate: A Ray of Light in the Face of Tyranny

Dove "Faith-Based" Some Content May Be Objectionable
"Desperate: A Ray of Light in the Face of Tyranny" is an inspiring and dramatic film based on true events. Nazi General Von Ulbricht (Greg Mullavy) is desperate when his wounded son is brought in and no surgeon is available to operate. Facing the death of his son, the general pleads with Dr. [...]

Moving Mountains

August 5, 2014
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Moving Mountains" is a movie about what can happen when a person holds on to their faith. Trish Bragg (Theresa Russell) is a determined house wife and mother living in West Virginia. When the local mine destroys her neighbors' water wells, as well as causing her own family great grief, she takes a [...]

The Age of Adaline

April 24, 2015
Not Recommended for Families
"The Age of Adaline" is an intriguing movie, the plot centering on a young woman that has a freak accident, running her car off a bridge into the water, to be changed forever when lightning strikes the area. She quits aging. Indeed, the "age" in the title of the movie can simultaneously refer to [...]

When Calls the Heart: Season 2

Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"When Calls the Heart: Season 2" picks up where Season 1 left off, and we are happy to say the quality of the acting, writing, and direction is still with the series. It features characters of virtue pitted against schemers and those who are out only for themselves. Themes of faith, loyalty, and [...]

Jacobs Ladder: Episodes 12 – 13: David

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
The Jacob's Ladder series continues to follow the inspiring story of a young King David, showing what he had to endure before becoming a king of Israel. In these episodes, titled "David on the Run" and "A New King," we see the events leading up to David's crowning as king. David survives Saul's [...]

Jacobs Ladder: Episodes 10 – 11: Saul And David

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
The Jacob's Ladder films, a live-action series based on historical Biblical accounts, continue with episodes 10 and 11: "The King Needs Help" and "Death Waiting." These episodes continue the story of David. Saul plans to kill David, even knowing that David will succeed him as king. The episodes [...]

Jacobs Ladder: Episodes 8 – 9: Saul

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
Episode 8, "A King for the Hebrews," and episode 9, "Saul Takes Charge," in the series Jacob's Ladder focus on Israel's desire for a king, and the anointing of that king by the prophet Samuel. In episode 8, Samuel warns the Hebrews against selecting a king, but they insist and God decides to give [...]