actor: Emily Mortimer

Mary Poppins Returns

December 19, 2018

Dove Approved for All Ages

The Synopsis: Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael's children through a difficult time in their lives. The Dove Review: "Don't stay away too long" That was the last line in the original Mary Poppins as Bert watched her sail off into [...]

Cars 2

June 24, 2011

Dove Approved for All Ages

2011 Crystal Dove Seal Award Winner for Best Animated - Even better than the first "Cars" movie! There were kids laughing out loud around me at the screening I attended and I joined in a few times. When Lightning McQueen is challenged by Franceso, an Italian car, to race at the World Grand Prix, [...]

The Pink Panther 2

February 5, 2009

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Inspector Clouseau is back (Steve Martin) in his second turn in a "Pink Panther" movie. The film definitely has its moments of humor, most of them as a result of the bumbling inspector. When some new members (known as the Dream Team) join his force to find the criminal known as Tornado, they want [...]

Lars and the Real Girl

November 9, 2007
I was expecting the worst from this movie and its outlandish plot. I must admit to being pleasantly surprised. The film, despite its wild story line, actually manages to be touching and dramatic in spots. We learn that Lars (played wonderfully by Ryan Gosling) has a tragic past and has suffered the [...]

The Kid

July 7, 2000

Dove Approved for All Ages

One of the best episodes of TV’s “Northern Exposure” had Maggie, the female lead, meeting herself as a teenager. I thought it was one of the most clever and original ideas to come to the “boob tube.” Now, some ten years later, the same clever and original idea has come to the big screen. [...]