actor: Bryce Dallas Howard

Rocketman

May 31, 2019
The Synopsis: A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John's breakthrough years. The Review: Confession: I'm a longtime Elton John fan. I've never met the man, but as I have tried to teach myself to tickle the ivories, he's the nearest thing I've had to a piano teacher. His [...]

A Dog’s Way Home

January 11, 2019

Dove Approved for All Ages

The Synopsis: A dog travels 400 miles in search of her owner. The Review: Even with a strong human cast led by Ashley Judd, Jonah Hauer-King, Edward James Olmos, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Wes Studi, the star of A Dog’s Way Home is Shelby, the canine actor who plays Bella. Appearing nearly human [...]

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

June 22, 2018
We re-enter the Jurassic story with Claire Dearing and Owen Grady risking their lives once again to rescue the abandoned dinosaurs of Jurassic World from an imminent volcanic eruption. Though funded by a well-meaning mogul, things quickly go south with double-crossing bad guys, menacing lava flows, [...]

Gold

January 27, 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 [...]

Pete’s Dragon

August 12, 2016

Dove Approved for All Ages

"Pete's Dragon" will inspire a sense of awe in your family. It is a wonderful movie experience. The live action is seamlessly mixed with CGI, and it's so realistic that anyone might think a dragon named Elliot could fly around somewhere in the woods. The movie is today's "E.T." It has similarities [...]

Jurassic World

June 12, 2015
"Jurassic World" is an eye-popping movie—truly visually stunning. The action starts slowly, but when it kicks in it's in high gear right away. It all starts with one dinosaur escaping his enclosure, which means people running, screaming, and even being eaten. The corporate suits had decided that [...]

Terminator Salvation

May 21, 2009
This film continues the story which was begun and spread out over three previous films. In this one John Connor is played very well by Christian Bale. Bale plays him as a decisive leader who still retains his humanity and compassion. Skynet is now beginning to fight against humanity with great [...]

Lady in the Water

July 21, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Wow! "Lady in the Water" is a well-written, wonderful fantasy-drama that captivates the imagination. M. Night Shyamalan has done such a wonderful job with this film. It is very entertaining, funny in spots, and the story line is very original. There is one character in the film that works out with [...]

The Village

July 30, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Village" is the tale of an isolated, old-fashioned community. Despite the fear of the creatures in the woods, the nature of people is still to push the limits of danger. Boys will stand on a tree stump at night, with their backs to the woods and their arms outstretched, and fearfully wait for [...]