Genre Archives: Musical

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 [...]

Step Up All In

August 8, 2014
Not Recommended for Families
When I was young there were many movies that protrayed dancers and great music. That seems to not be the case anymore. But this is a film about being part of a dance team and hip-hop music. I have not seen any of the previous "Step Up" films so I have no comparison to make with those. As for this [...]

We Are Kings

September 19, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
Sammy Blue gives a remarkable performance in this movie as IB King, a blues singer who can flat out sing and play the guitar. He lives at and runs a bar and is far behind in making the payments on the place. He tells his wife, Lilly (Rita Graham) that there's no way they will lose the place, but [...]

Toby: My Dad Worship for Kids (DVD/CD)

January 1, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Toby: My Dad Worship for Kids Sing-A-Long and Dance DVD is filled with wonderful music videos for youngsters. The tunes are filled with the praises to God for the wonderful things we rejoice in. Young and old alike will enjoy this DVD to sing-a-long and dance as they watch and listen to the [...]

Roger Days Marsh Mud Madness

May 13, 2013
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Here is an interesting way to encourage children about the coastal ecosystem. Roger Day sings his way through while introducing the creatures and plants on the Sapelo Island. He sings of the fiddle crab, vulture, the marsh grass and mosquito plus much more. Whether it is a family night, a science [...]

Celeste Sings, Kids Dance (CD)

September 3, 2013
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Here is a wonderful toe tapping CD that the entire family can enjoy at home or in the vehicle as you travel. The charming melodies and songs will have everyone singing along to some of the music and others are fun tunes to listen to. The beautiful voice of Dana Anton brings the music alive for all [...]

Super Simple Songs – Video Collection – Vol 1

August 1, 2013
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Remember all those cute songs you sang when you or your children were young. Well, here is a collection of those simple little tunes that we all enjoy-songs such as 'The Alphabet Chant", "Days of the Week" or the wonderful nursery rhyme of "The Eensey Weensey Wider". They are all here along with [...]

The Covenant

July 2, 2013
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
This DVD wonderfully showcases some awesome singing talent as it energetically tells the story of God's covenant with Abraham and how it remains true and faithful to this day. This live-action play opens with the story of Abraham and God's command that he get out of his country to a land that God [...]

Les Miserables (2012)

December 25, 2012
Not Recommended for Families
Here is a depressing story for bored viewers on Christmas day. This is a movie version abbreviated from the musical "Les Miserables." While the songs and drama come straight from the popular Broadway show, the cast is from Hollywood. In the first part of the film the viewer is treated to actors [...]