actor: James Corden


September 28, 2018

Dove Approved for All Ages is adding some important perspective to this review. We realize that many movies can be interpreted from a couple different angles, and this movie seems to strike people from amazingly different - and diametrically opposing views! Dove wants to offer a discussion that covers both, as much [...]

Peter Rabbit

February 9, 2018

Dove Approved for All Ages

Peter Rabbit addresses the opposition of not only man and animal, but man and animation. The latter takes shape as the adorable and erratically charged titular Peter (voiced by James Corden) leads his sisters into a feud with Jeremy (Domhnall Gleeson), the long-lost nephew of the prior Farmer [...]

The Emoji Movie

July 28, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

It takes all kinds of emojis to make the world go 'round. That is one lesson presented in this imaginative and pun-filled movie—that and the fact that one must take risks in order to find what one is truly made of. Gene the Emoji has to do this because he has not been selected to appear on a [...]

Into the Woods

December 25, 2014

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Into the Woods" is a humorous and imaginative film. It's not flawless, but it has some funny moments, including a scene in which two princes (Cinderella's prince and Rapunzel's prince) are over the top in singing about their love for Cinderella and Rapunzel. They attempt to be sexy as they sing [...]

The History Boys

December 22, 2006
While the English may be better educated, this journey through summer school for a group of Oxford and Cambridge hopefuls made me glad I was made in the USA. In this play gone movie, the boys explore homosexuality, bi-sexuality and pedophilia - not the sort of subjects you would expect to learn [...]