actor: Ben Mendelsohn

Netflix’s The King

The corrupt Henry IV announces his younger son will be crowned King of England when Henry dies, but after he and his younger son die, Henry V becomes the unlikely, and unwilling, king. While Henry is surrounded by English royal advisors and the Archbishop of the Church of England, he discovers that [...]

Captain Marvel

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

The Synopsis: Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. The Dove Review: For any Dove reviewer, it's difficult to count these superhero movies along with a typical drama or comedy. The audience [...]

Robin Hood (2018)

The Dove Review Amidst delightful actors bringing to life the old characters in new ways, we are left wondering if this studio had money lying around that it needed to burn. The 2018 attempt to retell the old, sweet tale is filled with overdone violence, evil church leaders, and banal [...]

Darkest Hour

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Gary Oldman does an excellent job in Darkest Hour portraying Winston Churchill as the stubborn leader that was needed by Britain during World War II. He was a persistent, determined leader; and if not perfect, than certainly the perfect leader needed for that dark hour. One of the themes of the [...]

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

April 4, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" is a film that will be loved by most "Star Wars" fans. It is a mixture of old and new and the ending perfectly leads into the first-ever "Star Wars" film, "A New Hope". This prequel tells how the Death Star plans were stolen from the Empire, and it is an intriguing [...]

Ready Player One

The future is not too distant in Spielberg's newest sci-fi adventure, Ready Player One. Based on the 2011 novel by Ernest Cline, this dystopian story follows Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) in the year 2045 when the people of planet Earth live more in the OASIS, a virtual world of endless possibilities, [...]