actor: Bette Midler

The Addams Family (2019)

October 11, 2019

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Duh..duh..duh..duh, snap, snap! Duh..duh..duh..duh..snap, snap! The famous Addams Family theme is back with a 2019 animation makeover, featuring recreated scenes from the sixties' tv show. After Gomez and Morticia marry, they are greeted by a torch-bearing and discriminating crowd that wants [...]

Parental Guidance

December 25, 2012

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a funny movie for the family for the holidays! Billy Crystal will have you in stitches as Artie, the grandfather, along with his wife Diane (Bette Midler). After Artie loses his job as a minor league baseball announcer for the Grizzlies, he and Diane receive a call to babysit their three [...]

The Stepford Wives (2004)

June 11, 2004
A relevant theme is delivered while providing some hysterical laughs in The Stepford Wives. Joanna and Walter face a troubled marriage as Walter desires perfection in his wife and doesn’t realize that he’s expecting the impossible. He has not learned to accept her, or anyone else for that [...]

Fantasia 2000

June 16, 2000

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"2000" simply dazzles the senses. My favorite piece combines the sophisticated music of George Gershwin and the unmistakable linear style of Al Hirschfeld. “Rhapsody in Blue” is without question the quintessential sophisticated jazz piece of its time. Maybe of all time. And Hirschfeld’s [...]

Drowning Mona

March 3, 2000
Meant as black comedy, “Drowning Mona” left me aghast. I found it nearly devoid of humor. And what laughs there were depended on crudity, spousal abuse, and gruesome sight gags, including dismemberment. At one point, townsfolk speculate how Mona’s son lost his hand. After several grisly [...]