actor: Elisabeth Shue

Chasing Mavericks

February 26, 2013

Dove Approved for All Ages

Chasing Mavericks follows the life of Jay Moriarity as he learns the skills necessary to surf monster waves called Mavericks. After Jay's father leaves him and his mother, Jay forms a bond with a neighbor who has surfed these huge waves. Jay convinces his new mentor, Frosty, to teach him how to [...]

House at the End of the Street

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 [...]

Hide and Seek – Filtered

July 5, 2005
"Hide And Seek" is an intense and totally captivating film which kept my attention throughout, with a chain of events that keep the viewer in suspense the entire movie. A physiotherapist desperately tries to keep his nine year old daughter from falling deeper and deeper into the psycho world after [...]

The Karate Kid – Edited

June 28, 2005

Dove Approved for All Ages

Daniel and his mother move into a new apartment in California from New Jersey. The sink faucet leaks so Daniel finds the maintenance man to fix it. The man's name is Mr. Miyagi. Daniel starts making new friends when he is invited to a big party by his neighbor. He meets a girl, but her ex-boyfriend [...]

The Karate Kid – Edited

October 12, 2003

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a good view! Anybody who's been "the new kid" in any school will identify and relate to this well-told story. Daniel is a charming young man and I appreciated the respect and obedience he always gave to his mother, a single parent. Miyagi begins to train him in karate with tasks requiring [...]

Amy and Isabelle

In the 1970 film “Ryan’s Daughter” a young woman falsely accused of treason is attacked by members of her community. They cut off her hair, leaving her devastated. That scene still haunts me. Ever since then I have detested films depicting this particular outrage. It doesn’t go down any [...]

Hollow Man – Filtered

January 2, 2001
I wish I could say that Kevin Bacon was “sizzlin’ “ in this horror/ thriller. He plays a genius scientist (Sebastian Caine) who has discovered a serum to make animals invisible and another to make them visible again. He and his team have been hired by the government for this project, but go [...]

Hollow Man

Move over “Plan 9 From Outer Space,” there’s a contender in town vying for the infamous mantel of worst picture of all time. As my cousin said to me halfway through the screening, “This is a bad movie.” Understated, but succinct. It is, indeed, a bad movie - perhaps one of the worst I [...]