actor: Bradley Whitford

The Call of the Wild (2020)

Dove Approved for All Ages

If you enjoyed having your heart wrenched out by Jack London's 1903 classic book, Call of the Wild, then you will enjoy the emotional roller coaster that comes with watching this 2020 film rendition. Call of the Wild (2020) follows the ups and downs of a big, burly dog, Buck. Buck lives the [...]

The Last Full Measure

The Last Full Measure explores Pitsenbarger’s valiant rescue of the many soldiers during Operation Abilene through the testimonies of the men he had saved. It offers a fresh and horrific perspective of what it truly feels like to be a soldier returning from war, as well as grant anyone who views [...]

The Darkest Minds

Kids considered different are being separated from their parents and put in camps. No, this isn't the U.S.-Mexico border in 2018. Rather, this is The Darkest Minds─a movie which is a little bit X-Men, a little bit Hunger Games, a little bit Divergent and a little too long to be a lot too short on [...]

The Post

Consider the ghosts of Steven Spielberg's past and future: formally an action-adventure director, his films move breathlessly and with the enticement of a comic book, his new season as a director features more restraint. He takes historical subjects (time periods from the Civil War, the Cold War, [...]

Megan Leavey

"Megan Leavey" is based on a true story, and the movie is dramatically portrayed with smooth direction and solid acting from Kate Mara as Megan. The story unfolds nicely with Megan Leavey becoming a Marine and winning over the devotion of her German shepherd, Rex, as she handles him in searching [...]

Get Out

May 9, 2017
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 [...]

Little Manhattan – Filtered

April 4, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

This was a cute love story unlike any you will ever see and one reason is that it really concentrates on the kids in the story. This movie is Dove approved and is entertaining. There was a lot of talk of divorce but the two adults realized what a big mistake they would be making and ended up [...]

Little Manhattan

April 4, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Little Manhattan" plays on the theme, "Nothing is as big as your first love," and that is essentially the story. Young Gabe (Josh Hutcherson) plays the boy whose heart is hit by Cupid's arrow when he meets Rosemary Telesko (Charlie Ray). Both kids do a commendable job as leads in the film, which [...]

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 [...]