Genre Archives: Musical

Jem and the Holograms

October 23, 2015
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Jem and the Holograms" is a movie that teens, particularly girls, will love and embrace! It features a theme of being true to who you are, and Jem must face that issue in the movie, as a shrewd and snobbish agent named Erica Raymond (Juliette Lewis) wants Jem to go solo and abandon her siblings. [...]

Miss Melodee – Find Your Melody (CD)

July 14, 2015
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Miss Melodee will have everyone on their feet, dancing to her toe-tapping songs. This is a CD for everyone. It will not only have you dancing, but getting a good workout, too. The music is wonderful and provides encouraging lessons to inspire young and old alike to dream, dance and sing. Get into [...]

Olivias Island Adventure

July 1, 2015
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Olivia and her family use their imaginations to go on a trip to the tropical islands. With songs and a lot of adventures, the foursome find themselves in trouble with the residents of the islands. Olivia loves to sing and finds a way to help not only the islanders but her group as well with her [...]

The Forgotten Carols (Manuscript)

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
"The Forgotten Carols" is a powerful musical featuring a compelling plot. To authors Michael McLean and Scott McClean: I found this to be a timely and witty play. The characters, such as John and Connie Lou, are well written. Going into their pasts and flashbacks into Biblical times during the [...]

Christmas on Highway 101

Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"Christmas on Highway 101" features the musical group Highway 101, and they make "a joyful noise" through their splendid and energetic Christmas music. The group consists of Cactus Moser, Nikki Nelson, Curtis Stone, and Andy Gurley. The drums, guitars, bass, and fiddle—and Nikki's fabulous [...]

The Ancient of Days

October 4, 2014
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
"The Ancient of Days" is a fantastic musical and documentary! It focuses on the dream of a woman named Regina who wanted to create the "Hand of God Show" for the internet and wanted to do a video for God, showing worship and praise and featuring the song "Ancient of Days." But the struggles to get [...]

Into the Woods

December 25, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Into the Woods" is a humorous and imaginative film. It's not flawless, but it has some funny moments, including a scene in which two princes (Cinderella's prince and Rapunzel's prince) are over the top in singing about their love for Cinderella and Rapunzel. They attempt to be sexy as they sing [...]

Annie (2014)

December 19, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
Over the years there have been many different versions of "Annie." Here is a more modern one that will entertain from beginning to end. In the big city of New York, Annie is looking for her parents to return while Mr. Stack wants to be mayor. Their worlds collide when Mr. Stack saves Annie from [...]

A Christmas Carol (1954)

December 8, 2009
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Most people have read or seen the wonderful story written by Charles Dickens about a man who has spirit visitors on Christmas Eve. They come to show him a better way to live his life. This classic is a charming black-and-white version that was shown on TV in the 1950s. This version of the popular [...]

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

June 30, 1971
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
The eccentric Willy Wonka played by Gene Wilder is portrayed with his comedic style, his dramatic serious side and his wonderful class. The reclusive Willy Wonka owns a world-renowned chocolate factory that no one has entered in years. He finally opens it by way of a contest in which five lucky [...]