actor: Christoph Waltz

Alita: Battle Angel

February 14, 2019
The Synopsis An action-packed story of one young woman's journey to discover the truth of who she is and her fight to change the world The Dove Review For a film occupying itself with themes of identity and true self, Alita: Battle Angel could afford to take a look at itself in the mirror. [...]

Downsizing

December 22, 2017
Downsizing imagines (and rightly so) how our world is completely strapped. Whether it be financial burdens, relationship anxieties, or environmental devastation, we are under pressure and undeniably stressed out. The titular phrase has to do with cutting corners, not by the elimination of employees [...]

Spectre

November 6, 2015
"Spectre" is a fast-paced ride for much of the movie. You want action? Granted! You have action. The problem is that several scenes are contrived. They seem to be placed in the film not because they add to the story, but because they are fun to watch. There are some exceptions to the rule. A [...]

Big Eyes

December 25, 2014
"Big Eyes" is based on a true story and features a strong performance by Amy Adams as Margaret Keane, the woman whose unique style of painting characters with large eyes became hugely popular under her husband Walter's name. Walter (Christoph Waltz) seizes her paintings and ascribes her work to [...]

Horrible Bosses 2

November 26, 2014
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 [...]

Django Unchained

December 25, 2012
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 [...]

Water for Elephants

April 22, 2011
This movie has its moments. You really do step into the old world charm of the circus during the Great Depression. The various acts are showcased including the lions, tigers, clowns, horseback riders and all the rest. Unfortunately when the film lays bare the ugliness of its owner, August, who in [...]

Inglourious Basterds

August 21, 2009
Death and revenge. These are two words which descriptively explain at least part of the plot of this movie. The film opens in France, a German-occupied France, and Shosanna Dreyfus (Melanie Laurent) sees the graphic murder of her family by Colonel Hans Landa (Christopher Waltz), a Nazi. She escapes [...]