actor: Ben Stiller

Duplex

As a result of the digression of the morals, language and violence, and dark comedy based on a murder plot, Dove cannot award Duplex the Family-Approved [...]

Zoolander

"Zoolander" is coming out at a time when we as a nation are readjusting our priorities. Today, decadent obsessions like fashions, frills and other self-absorbing activities are considered trivial and meaningless when compared with life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. In light of the recent [...]

Meet The Parents

In 1967, New York Times film critic Bosley Crowther came under attack for his scathing review of Warren Beatty’s “Bonnie and Clyde.” He hated it for its glorification of the two demented desperados and for its excessive violence. He said, “This blending of farce with brutal killings is as [...]

Keeping The Faith

A very amusing love triangle, with several positive messages. The film contains an affirmative statement about faith and the priest gives an intelligent and moving explanation concerning celibacy. Although the priest falls in love, the film presents a realistic struggle that a man of God will at [...]

Black and White

After 150 uses of one particular swear word, I lost count. Indeed, I can’t remember a film that contained more obscene or crude language. Mix the filthy dialogue with lots of cynical, hostile attitudes from most of the characters, a rap score made up mostly of objectionable and disrespectful [...]

Mystery Men

August 6, 1999

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Loosely based on the Dark Horse comic, it's not exactly a brain teaser, but there are many funny moments as our unskilled heroes attempt to rescue the town's main crime stopper, Captain Amazing. The comedy ranges from slapstick to droll cynicism. Despite the Spleen's gift for powerful flatulence, [...]

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