actor: Brian Cox

Strange But True

September 6, 2019

Dove Approved for 18+

Dove Review: The opening monologue, narrated by the now-pregnant Melissa (Margaret Qualley), opens with this deep, metaphysical foray: “Is there a world beyond this one? Do we go there when we die? Does God exist? If so, why do bad things happen?” Through Melissa’s journey to her dead [...]

Pixels

July 24, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Pixels" is made for today's audience, with some nostalgia thrown in for the people of the '80s. The film features songs by Hall and Oates, Queen, and other well-known artists, as well as the popular arcade games of the '80s, including PAC-MAN, Donkey Kong, and Centipede. Teenagers in the '80s and [...]

Battle for Terra

May 1, 2009

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

As these two species of the galaxy come together on Terra they both have secrets from their past that need to be revealed. The humans arrive from the planet earth and the surrounding planets that they have destroyed through civil war. Instead of seeking peace, they invade Terra without trying to [...]

The Secret of the Nutcracker

October 20, 2009

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

The Nut Cracker has been a classic for generations at Christmas time, and here is the story of a magical journey of a young Clara. Set in the World War 2 era the viewer follows Clara and her family as they prepare for the Christmas holiday. With the help of her new friend, Uncle Drosselmeyer, Clara [...]

The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep (DVD)

March 25, 2008

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"It was imaginative." "It was cute!" "I really liked it a lot." "The cinematography was awesome." These are some of the descriptions given by our Dove staff after we viewed this movie. We all agreed that Alex Etel who plays young Angus turned in one great performance. Young Angus finds an egg, [...]

The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep (Theatrical)

December 25, 2007
"It was imaginative." "It was cute!" "I really liked it a lot." "The sets were great and realistic." "The cinematography was awesome." These are some of the descriptions given by our Dove staff after we viewed this movie. We all agreed that Alex Etel who plays young Angus turned in one great [...]

Running with Scissors

October 27, 2006
This movie has two big D's in it: It's about a Dysfunctional family and it is Depressing! Norman and Deirdre Burroughs have a terrible marriage and it is affecting their son Augusten. Deirdre has a brilliant gift to write poetry but her mental state is slipping after one fight after another with [...]

Red Eye

August 19, 2005
This film is very well written, but it fails to cause any anxiety. I just wasn’t convinced that Lisa was ever in any real danger, but the movie is well produced. Also, Cillian Murphy delivers a good performance as the villain. Some of his facial expressions and antics would be intimidating to [...]

X2: X-Men United

May 2, 2003
The film has a number of positive themes and uses a good bit of religious imagery and allusions but also treats evolution as fact. Neanderthal man and Cro-Magnon man are mentioned in a classroom setting. Although the idea of accepting people who are different registers and makes a point, [...]

25th Hour

January 10, 2003
While the film plays tribute to those who lost their lives in the September 11 disaster, "25th Hour" is full of less redeeming qualities: constant barrages of strong language, some violence and a main character with a disrespectful attitude toward many races, professions and [...]