actor: James Franco

Arctic Dogs

Dove Approved for All Ages

The Synopsis: Swifty the Arctic fox (Jeremy Renner) works in the mailroom of the Arctic Blast Delivery Service, but he has much bigger dreams. He yearns to become one of the Top Dogs, the Arctic's star husky couriers. To prove he can do it, he commandeers one of the sleds and delivers a mysterious [...]

Kin

Elijah is a nice boy in an unfriendly world. Living in mean Detroit, his single father Hal (Dennis Quaid) is raising him to be a young man of integrity, hoping to instill in him the values and morals he will need to survive in life. After the passing of his wife, Hal is more determined than ever to [...]

Why Him?

March 28, 2017
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R, PG-13 and PG-13 Horror rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative [...]

Homefront

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 [...]

This is the End

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 [...]

Oz the Great and Powerful 3D

June 11, 2013

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Oz the movie is great and powerful! It is a feast for the eyes, fuel for the imagination, and a trip to another world for two hours. James Franco is charming as Oscar Diggs, the carnival magician, also known as Oz. He is chased by the Strong Man and takes flight in his balloon. The balloon is [...]

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

This film doesn't miss by much receiving our Dove Seal so it is a bit disappointing in one respect and yet it came close and definitely is a big improvement over the Tim Burton remake from around a decade ago. The film crosses our line of acceptability in the language department and also just lands [...]

Your Highness

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 [...]

127 Hours

This movie features a strong performance by James Franco, who has been nominated for a best actor Oscar. He draws the viewer into his pain. As I screened this film I felt his anger, his frustration, his hopelessness and finally his desperation as he cuts off his own arm in order to survive having [...]

Eat Pray Love

This is an unconventional story of a woman’s (Julia Roberts) search for meaning in life as well as love. When a relationship goes bad she decides to leave her home and travel abroad and experience what else is out there. It is not explained how she could afford all this travel and she doesn't [...]