actor: Emily Watson

Little Boy

April 24, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Little Boy" is a movie you must not miss! It has a stirring theme—the love of a young boy for his father—and a dramatic plot all the way around. Jakob Salvati is marvelous as Pepper Flynt Busbee, also known as "Little Boy." The young boy has a close relationship with his father (excellently [...]

The Theory of Everything

November 28, 2014
"The Theory of Everything" features strong performances from Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones as Stephen Hawking and his wife Jane. She cares for him despite his ALS diagnosis and its devastating effects on his life. He is a brilliant physicist, but they make a bit of an odd couple because he [...]

The Book Thief

November 27, 2013

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This movie soars as it demonstrates the best in humanity which stands up to the worst. Set during World War II young Liesel (Sophie Nélisse) is adopted by a man and woman named Hans and Rosa (played wonderfully by Geoffrey Rush and Emma Watson). Nélisse is brilliant as the young girl who has a [...]

The War Horse

December 25, 2011

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This movie soars in an epic way! It's simplistic story-telling and awesome visuals light up the screen in a way which is magical! The viewer will experience just about every emotion while watching this winner made by, not surprisingly, an expert in the field of direction named Steven Spielberg. [...]

The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep (DVD)

March 25, 2008

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"It was imaginative." "It was cute!" "I really liked it a lot." "The cinematography was awesome." These are some of the descriptions given by our Dove staff after we viewed this movie. We all agreed that Alex Etel who plays young Angus turned in one great performance. Young Angus finds an egg, [...]

The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep (Theatrical)

December 25, 2007
"It was imaginative." "It was cute!" "I really liked it a lot." "The sets were great and realistic." "The cinematography was awesome." These are some of the descriptions given by our Dove staff after we viewed this movie. We all agreed that Alex Etel who plays young Angus turned in one great [...]

Miss Potter

January 12, 2007

Dove Approved for All Ages

This is a wholesome yet dramatic film which imaginatively tells the story of Beatrix Potter, the famous author and illustrator who began her career in the early 1900s. "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" was published in 1902. The filmmakers use some clever devices which will amuse kids and the young at [...]

The Proposition

June 9, 2006
The film tells the tale of an outlaw gang of brothers in the Australian Outback, whose violent acts are initiated and perpetuated by the oldest brother. When the younger brothers leave, unwilling to take part in any more violent activities, they are captured. An epic moral struggle follows when [...]

Corpse Bride

September 23, 2005

Dove Approved for All Ages

Tim Burton has always lived in a dark world and this is no exception. One is immediately aware that the real world is rather colorless and the corpse world is bright and colorful. However, with that said, Mr. Burton has directed a touching, heartwarming story of love and loss. The kids in the [...]

The Snurks

September 20, 2005

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

It always amazes me what creators can do with animation today. "The Snurks" animation will awe the viewer and reveal what can be created in the movies. Although this one was created in Germany in 2005, every look or movement looks so real. But as for the storyline and comedy it is somewhat lacking. [...]