actor: Carmen Ejogo

Roman Israel, Esq.

November 17, 2017
If Denzel Washington is going to continue to choose films that revolve entirely around him, his characters had better be dynamic and significant. Unfortunately, Roman J. Israel, Esq., the lead character of the film by the same name, is neither. Roman is a lawyer with a quirky persona who possesses [...]

It Comes At Night

June 9, 2017
The Dove Team opted not to review this movie. Our report is therefore limited to the business information (title, rating, distributor, producer, director, actors, etc), synopsis, and the content [...]

Selma

January 9, 2015
"Selma" is the title and town of this historic film, based on the real-life events surrounding a Civil Rights march on a bridge in Selma, Alabama. Blacks from Selma and across the country wanted to draw attention to the Civil Rights movement and, specifically, their right to vote. The result was [...]

The Purge: Anarchy

July 18, 2014
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R-rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we feel that we [...]

Sparkle (2012)

August 17, 2012
In Whitney Houston's last film she ironically plays a woman named Emma who had beaten substance abuse and raised a family despite a teen pregnancy. Sadly, the things she warned her daughters about in this film had a part in her recent death. But she shines with a screen presence in this movie as [...]

Sally Hemings: An American Scandal

December 7, 2007

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

***Editor's note. Dove does not normally award its Seal to films which includes sex outside of marriage. Although this film does include this, it is in the context of historical accuracy and there are no graphic scenes. Therefore, The Dove Foundation does award its Seal to this film, for ages [...]

Loves Labours Lost

June 9, 2000

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Nowhere near the elegant “Much Ado About Nothing,” which also starred Branagh and his then wife, Emma Thompson, but it has its charming moments. Except for some suggestive innuendos and a bawdy dance number, it is a clean movie, more about love than lust. Most of the cast members are rather, [...]