actor: Cheech Marin

Cars 3

June 16, 2017

Dove Approved for All Ages

It’s been a while since I heard a theater crowd applaud at the end of the movie. It wasn’t a passionate, emotional applause, but definitely a joyful, grateful appreciation for a positively delightful evening out with the kids. This third installment in the Cars franchise takes us back to the [...]

El Americano

June 6, 2017

Dove Approved for All Ages

Cuco works in his father's (Gayo) circus that is filled with tradition and respect for the old ways that have been done forever. Cuco would like to see a change but Gayo disagrees until an enemy from the past, Martin, returns to challenge them for the "cape" that represents the leadership of the [...]

Hoodwinked Too! Hood Vs Evil 3D

April 29, 2011

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Hoodwinked Too!" features some incredible animated scenes including a nice cloudy scene in the place where Red is living during her training. They look like big cotton balls, soft and white and fluffy. And the kids no doubt will enjoy the almost non-stop action which revs up into high gear once [...]

The Perfect Game

April 16, 2010

Dove Approved for All Ages

This is a fantastic film! I enjoyed myself the entire time. I never once checked my watch to see what time it was. One man said to me as I was leaving the theater, "I'm going to go see that again!" The story is full of humorous moments as the young Mexican teammates and their coach face the [...]

Beverly Hills Chihuahua

October 3, 2008

Dove Approved for All Ages

This is one the kids will love! "That's the greatest movie ever!" a young boy said as I was leaving the theater following the early screening. I don't think I will go that far, but kids and parents can enjoy this one together. George Lopez winds up with most of the good lines, as he voices Papi, [...]

Underclassmen

September 2, 2005
Underclassman has a fun plot and many good characters. Nick Cannon (Drumline) plays a bumbling young cop, Tre Stokes, which seems to have the deck stacked against him because nothing goes right. His captain, Vic Delgado (Cheech Marin) promised Tre's deceased father that he would look after him, [...]

Spy Kids

March 30, 2001

Dove Approved for All Ages

This is a film in which the kids are the heroes. There is a lot of fantasy action and a bit of violence. There is a truthful and rewarding moment at the end when a character mentions it is difficult to work at being a family but necessary. There are gadgets of all sorts in this movie, including an [...]

The War with Grandpa

October 8, 2020

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

When Grandpa (Robert De Niro) begrudgingly moves in with his insistent daughter, Sally (Uma Thurman) and family, he’s given his 12-year-old grandson, Peter’s (Oakes Fegley) room. Peter gets bumped to the ratty, batty, dusty attic, and begins to stew. The family loves Grandpa, and shares an [...]