actor: Brie Larson

Just Mercy

Dove Approved for 18+

Bryan Stevenson’s memoir, about becoming a pro bono lawyer for those wrongly convicted on death row and the Walter McMillian case, powerfully conveys the manner in which the Southern Center for Human Rights tackled racial inequality in Alabama and beyond. Destin Daniel Cretton’s cinematic [...]

Avengers: Endgame

The Synopsis: After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe. The Review: Let us think about the Avengers for a moment. [...]

Captain Marvel

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

The Synopsis: Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. The Dove Review: For any Dove reviewer, it's difficult to count these superhero movies along with a typical drama or comedy. The audience [...]

The Glass Castle

Based on Jeannette Walls’ 2005 memoir of the same name, “The Glass Castle” is a thoughtful drama that expertly tackles issues like abuse, trauma, unconditional love, and the power of forgiveness. It’s beautifully shot and acted, boasting of a stellar cast including Brie Larson, Woody [...]

Free Fire

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 [...]

Kong: Skull Island

"Kong: Skull Island" is an exciting, action-packed adventure which also features very human characters. Included in this group is Mason Weaver (Brie Larson) who, when she sees Kong, feels sympathy for him. After all, despite his aggressive nature toward the "intruders," they are invading his [...]

The Gambler

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

Hoot

August 15, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Hoot" is a wonderful film that the entire family can enjoy. Three kids take on a greedy corporation to save some local wildlife. Add some zany antics by a bumbling police officer and you have an entertaining story that will keep the kids' attention. There is also some wonderful scenery of Montana [...]

Hoot – Filtered

August 15, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

This is a great family film. Three kids try to save an area where they are going to start building where baby owls are still nesting in the ground. They try to save the owls from being killed. They do all they have to do from tying people up, stopping their plans in the middle of the night, etc. [...]

Unicorn Store

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Everyone has to grow up at some point, right? We’ve all had various dreams that didn’t come true, and some of them were unrealistic to begin with. But some of those crazy dreams actually came true, or at least drove us in the direction that carried us to new ideas and possibilities. In the [...]

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