actor: Carrie Fisher

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

December 15, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Star Wars launches its eighth (ninth if we're counting Rogue One) installment with Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Fans flock to the theaters seeking answers for questions like: Who are Rey's parents? What's happened to Luke while he's been away? Is Supreme Leader Snoke really that big? Rian [...]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

December 18, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" could be subtitled "The Fandom Awakens." From the opening blast of the title "Star Wars" on the screen to the appearance of Han, Chewbacca, Leia, and Luke in the movie, the audience was rollicking and energized with anticipation. The good news is, the movie delivers a [...]

Leave Yesterday Behind

February 12, 2013

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

John Ritter gives a strong performance as Paul Stallings, a gifted polo player who, following a great triumph, immediately has to deal with a tragic hand of fate - the fact he becomes paralyzed from the waist down. The only person seemingly suited to bringing out the best in him is a young woman [...]

Undiscovered

August 26, 2005
Undiscovered is a better-than-average tale of love found, love lost, love found again. There are several clever twists in this story of a successful model who tries to help boost the career of an undiscovered, but talented musician. For all its earmarks as a typical romantic comedy, Undiscovered [...]

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope

May 25, 1977

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is the film which started it all! In May 1977 "Star Wars" landed in theatres to long lines and critical praise. The film was still showing in some theatres months later, as late as December of that year! The story is great, and a relatively young George Lucas was nominated for an Academy [...]

Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back

May 21, 1980

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This second film in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, or "episode five" in the six film set, is considered by many to be the best in the entire series. Director Irvin Kershner developed the characters in this film, and with the introduction of Jedi master Yoda, a delightful character voiced and [...]

Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi

May 25, 1983

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

The final film in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, and now the final film of all six films, including the "prequels," caps off the trilogy in style. All of the relevant questions are answered: Is Darth Vader Luke Skywalker's father? Who is "the other"? Who wins-the Empire or the Rebellion? Does [...]