actor: Ciarán Hinds

Silence (2016)

January 13, 2017

Dove Approved for 18+

"Silence" is based on a 1966 novel of historical fiction by Japanese author Shūsaku Endō. This visually stunning film takes place in the mid-1600s. The story is about two priests, Rodrigues (Andrew Garfield) and Garrpe (Adam Driver), and about their search for a fellow priest, Ferreira (Liam [...]

Hitman: Agent 47

August 21, 2015
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 [...]

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

February 17, 2012
Ghost Rider is certainly an action/adventure and the chases and killings never stop. From start to finish we see people shot, blown up, consumed in flames, rot to dust. If someone isn't dying or killing, they're chasing each other in cars, on motor cycles or demonizing industrial grinding/drilling [...]

The Woman in Black

February 3, 2012
Arthur Kipps (Daniel Radcliffe) is a lawyer who lost his wife during childbirth. He looks at his son's crayon drawings of himself and asks why his son has him frowning in all of them. His son tells him it's because that's how his face looks. Arthur decides he can work as a lawyer and move on with [...]

The Debt

August 31, 2011
This is a powerful holocaust story. No doubt about that. Helen Mirren plays Rachel Singer, a former agent who worked with two men to capture an evil Nazi War criminal, a man known as "The Surgeon of Birkenau". He performed atrocities on several Jewish patients and, as Rachel remembers in flashback [...]

The Rite

January 28, 2011
In case a little Roman Catholic Church history helps, in 2007 the Vatican announced plans to educate clergy in the rite of exorcism. Officials of the Roman Catholic Church said they wanted priests trained and educated to expel demons in every diocese. Stunningly, they revealed they receive an [...]

Race to Witch Mountain

March 13, 2009

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Race to Witch Mountain" is a thrilling ride with loads of fun. Dwayne Johnson plays cab driver Jack Bruno who, despite his past prison time, is a soft-hearted guy who finds himself getting into deep waters when he helps out two teens who just happen to be aliens. Johnson seems to fill these good [...]

Munich

December 23, 2005
"Munich" is a very well done film that shows the talent and genius of Steven Spielberg. Like in "Schindler's List", Spielberg chooses to graphically show all the violence, sex and nudity that he envisions happening as the Israeli assassins go about their mission to eliminate those responsible for [...]