actor: Emile Hirsch

Lone Survivor

January 10, 2014
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 [...]

The Darkest Hour

December 25, 2011
This movie builds suspense as aliens visit earth and a group of characters take them on but begin to be killed, one by one. Ben (Max Minghella) and Sean (Emile Hirsch) are longtime friends who travel to Russia on a business proposal, only to learn the man they had an agreement with has stolen [...]

Speed Racer

May 9, 2008
"Speed Racer" promotes two vitally important values, that our families should be extremely important to us, and secondly that cheaters never prosper. It is unfortunate that the messages are sent via several violent scenes with the use of strong language, including a biblical profanity. The movie [...]

Into the Wild

October 19, 2007
In this compelling and rather inspiring adventure, the main character decides to completely leave all of his belongings, money, and family to discover himself and his happiness. The movie is well done and showcased many of the agonizing and amazing things that Christopher, aka "Alexander [...]

Alpha Dog

January 12, 2007
The only thing worth mentioning about this film is that it was based on a true story. As we follow the events surrounding the abduction of a 15 year old boy and his introduction into the Southern California drug scene, we are quickly made aware that depravity exists in all its forms and is [...]

Lords of Dogtown

June 3, 2005
I have little knowledge about the background of skateboarding, so it was neat to see where and how skateboarding began. One thing this movie highlighted was the importance of money and fame to many people, especially teenagers. The Z boys broke apart for fame and fortune but in the end they found [...]

The Girl Next Door

April 9, 2004
Hollywood has produced yet another sexually driven and morally irresponsible movie for teenagers with the message that sex and other adult activities are cool while morality makes you a loser. The Girl Next Door tells young people who apply themselves to succeed in life to instead “do something [...]

The Emperors Club

November 22, 2002
Uplifting, unpredictable and inspirational, THE EMPEROR’S CLUB honors teachers who dedicate their lives to make a positive difference. What a lovely way to start the holidays. Hundert wrestles with his conscience as he compromises his principles to encourage Sedgewick. Will the teacher’s vote [...]