actor: Hilary Duff

Wings: Sky Force Heroes

July 8, 2014

Dove Approved for All Ages

'Wings: Sky Force Heroes" is about an elite group of planes and robots that are "rescue heroes." They are called when planes are in trouble and Ace and his sidekick robot Fred are the stars of the rescues. But when not listening to commands turns to a tragedy for the commander, Colonel, it takes [...]

Wings

February 4, 2014

Dove Approved for All Ages

For all the plane enthusiasts out there, here is a cute animated movie that features one young jet's dream to be part of the great Hawk Flying Team. When he is tricked into trying out for the team by some other machines, he just happens to show up at the right time to train for the position. This [...]

In Search of Santa

August 9, 2011

Dove Approved for All Ages

Princess Crystal and her sister Princess Lucinda find themselves at odds as the story unfolds-primarily because of Princess Lucinda’s jealousy of her sister’s position as future heir to the throne. But, when a sleigh bell mysteriously falls from the sky, pure-hearted Princess Crystal is [...]

Material Girls

August 18, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This movie has some funny moments in it. In one scene Tanzie is complimented on her dress and replies, "Thank you. I'll probably give it to you when I'm done with it." These material girls, Tanzie and her sister Ava, are clueless to the ways of the world, having never held a job. Yet they catch on [...]

Cheaper by the Dozen 2

December 21, 2005

Dove Approved for All Ages

This sequel is family friendly and delves into the relationships of the Baker family. The film opens with one daughter ready to move to New York and another daughter about to move to Houston with her new husband. Tom Baker talks his wife into sharing a family vacation before school starts and [...]

The Perfect Man

June 17, 2005

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a great movie for those who make a habit of avoiding their problems. In the film, Jean continually runs from her relationship issues, constantly moving from city to city. Later, she realizes the example she has set for her daughters when Holly desires to move away when a boy gets close. In [...]

Raise Your Voice

October 8, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Even though this film shows some issues that have not been dealt with in the best manner, it has good insight into family, faith, and loss. Terri feels the guilt of losing her brother when she tries to sing or enjoy herself. Her mom and aunt think it would be good for Terri to go to music camp but [...]

A Cinderella Story

July 16, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

As in all fairy tales, good wins over evil in stark black and white. Sam is so good while Fiona and her daughters are so bad that it’s hard to connect with any of them. Sam makes straight As, works long hours at the diner, does all of the cooking and cleaning at home, and still looks beautiful. [...]

Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)

December 25, 2003

Dove Approved for All Ages

I laughed out loud at some of the funny moments in this film. When Tom Baker (Steve Martin) gives a eulogy near the end of the film for a family frog which just passed on to that great lilypad in the sky, it is hilarious. The premise of the film is that Baker is offered a coaching job for a top [...]

Lizzie McGuire: Totally Crushed

March 9, 2004

Dove Approved for All Ages

The hit TV show Lizzie McGuire come to Disney DVD for everyone to watch at home any time they want. I love watching Lizzie McGuire because it reminds me of what middle school was really like. The real characters have flaws and problems just like everyone else, and it makes it even harder not to [...]