actor: America Ferrera

How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Dove Approved for All Ages

The Synopsis: As Hiccup fulfills his dream of creating a peaceful dragon utopia, Toothless' discovery of an untamed, elusive mate draws the Night Fury away. When danger mounts at home and Hiccup's reign as village chief is tested, both dragon and rider must make impossible decisions to save their [...]

End of Watch

"End of Watch" portrays two police officers in South Central Los Angeles and the conflicted dynamics between trying to enforce the law in a lawless neighborhood and leading a "normal" family life. Much of the footage in this film was from the point of view of patrol car dashboard cameras and home [...]

How to Train Your Dragon

October 22, 2010

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a delightfully funny and visually mouth-dropping film! The filmmakers hit a homerun with this one as it is a good story with wit and charm to boot. Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) is a Viking who hasn't been able to take up his father Stoick's (Gerard Butler) mantle. He believes he will never be a [...]

Our Family Wedding

"Our Family Wedding" includes a scene in which a goat overdoses on Viagra, and attacks (if that is the right word) Forest Whitaker. This is the kind of humor one can expect when watching this movie. Forest Whitaker is an Oscar winning actor and it is sad to see him in a film which, although funny [...]

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2

Unlike the first film in this series, this one takes a departure from the relatively clean language. There are a few utterances of strong language and a sexual encounter between an unmarried couple. The story takes the girls from the first film and shows the viewer where they are at now. Some [...]

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants – Filtered

September 20, 2005

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Four life-long friends travel through the years together and have starting from day one, as their mothers were all friends. The girls will be separated for the first time as they all have different plans for the summer. When shopping in a thrift store the girls find a pair of pants and, despite [...]

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

September 20, 2005

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Sisterhood" is a rare movie that brings moviegoers inside the lives of its main characters in a touching and balanced way. The four girls who fit the pants, and the one who doesn't, face several challenges as they go their separate ways for summer vacation. This film stresses how the bonds of [...]

Plainsong

April 25, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Plainsong" is a touching story about how people you would least likely suspect can help you at the time you need it most. Tom just had his wife leave him and his two boys. If that's not enough, he has to deal with a delinquent student assaulting him and then being forced to pass the kid. His boys, [...]