actor: Bill Hader

It Chapter Two

September 6, 2019
The Synopsis: Twenty-seven years after their first encounter with the terrifying Pennywise, members of the Losers Club have grown up and moved away—until a devastating phone call brings them back. The Review: The kids from Derry have grown up. It’s been years since they sent that clown [...]

Power Rangers (2017)

March 24, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Power Rangers" (2017) soars! It is an energetic, action-oriented film which, in many ways, pays homage to the original TV series. The originality and loyalty to the TV series is featured in the names and diversity which make up the Power Rangers. The acting is excellent, including Elizabeth Banks [...]

The BFG

July 1, 2016

Dove Approved for All Ages

"The BFG" takes place in a land of the giants, with one good giant who becomes known by a little girl as "BFG," short for "Big Friendly Giant." Nine other giants are evil, bent on eating little children. A girl named Sophie (Rebecca Hall) spots BFG one night from the window of the orphanage where [...]

The Angry Birds Movie

May 20, 2016
"The Angry Birds Movie" is a fast-paced film that features some humorous puns and comedic moments. For example, bird sicknesses, such as "bird flu," "chicken pox," and also the term "cardinal sin" are mentioned as something less than desirable. The angry birds, led by Red, battle against the pigs [...]

Inside Out

June 19, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Inside Out" will have viewers leaving the theater happy! Pixar Studios has done it again—the story, humor, and imagination combine in a wonderful package that will delight audiences everywhere. The film focuses on young Riley (Kaitlyn Dias), who moves with her mom and dad from Minnesota to San [...]

Trainwreck

July 17, 2015
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R, PG-13 and PG-13 Horror rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative [...]

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2

September 27, 2013

Dove Approved for All Ages

This delightful movie will be a hit with everyone in the family! It has plenty of cuteness for the kids along with some terrific characters and funny lines for the adults. The great characters not only include Flint Lockwood (voiced by Bill Hader) but Berry the strawberry, Samantha (Anna Faris), [...]

Hot Rod

August 3, 2007
This movie is “Wayne’s World” meets MTV’s show and movie "Jacka". Andy Samberg is hilarious as Rod, a young man struggling with his destiny while trying desperately to earn the respect of his step-father Frank. He is encouraged to use his talents as an amateur stuntman to help save the life [...]