actor: John C. Reilly

Stan & Ollie

January 25, 2019

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This story of Stan and Ollie is beautifully and artfully told, and the performances are fantastic. Steve Coogan's Laurel is convincing and mesmerizing; his physical expressions make us feel as though we've truly met the original. John C. Reilly's Hardy is strong and loving, and we see how, [...]

Ralph Breaks the Internet

November 21, 2018

Dove Approved for All Ages

The Synopsis Six years after the events of Wreck-It Ralph, Ralph and Vanellope, now friends, discover a wi-fi router in their arcade, leading them into a new adventure. The Review Wreck-It Ralph is back and is as lovable and destructive as ever. In this charming and self-aware sequel, [...]

Kong: Skull Island

March 9, 2017
"Kong: Skull Island" is an exciting, action-packed adventure which also features very human characters. Included in this group is Mason Weaver (Brie Larson) who, when she sees Kong, feels sympathy for him. After all, despite his aggressive nature toward the "intruders," they are invading his [...]

Bears

April 18, 2014

Dove Approved for All Ages

"Bears" is a picturesque movie that the entire family can enjoy! Filmed in the mountains of The Alaska Peninsula, the snowy mountains and greenery of the meadows, not to mention the salmon running in the water, are all examples of the glorious nature scenes captured by the camera. Oh, and there is [...]

Wreck-It Ralph

November 2, 2012

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

The Synopsis: Ralph is tired of being overshadowed by Fix-It Felix, the "good guy" star of their game who always gets to save the day. But after decades doing the same thing and seeing all the glory go to Felix, Ralph decides he's tired of playing the role of a bad guy. He takes matters into his [...]

9

September 9, 2009

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This story takes place in a dreary, desolate world of a post-apocalyptic environment. The animation is fantastic but sepia overtones and dark colors prevail over bright colors. The dark environment mirrors the story to some extent. The characters in this movie are named after numbers, such as 9, [...]

Cirque du Freak: The Vampires Assistant

October 23, 2009
This movie probably has more fighting in it than dialog, which says something about how well the dialog is written. It is not as funny as some would hope, relying instead on the biting, punching, stabbing, and physical moments, some which are played for laughs but some of which could quite possibly [...]

Step Brothers

July 25, 2008
This movie produces some very funny moments, with Brennan (Will Ferrell) and Dale (John C. Reilly) both acting like 12-year olds instead of their age, which happens to be forty. They don Chewbacca masks from "Star Wars" and act like pirates and get upset at each other like kids and have fun [...]

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

December 21, 2007
This film is a humorous tale about a fictional character who is the blended personalities of several famous musicians throughout history. The film is very “laugh out loud” funny. The themes of this film however are extremely mature. From the language to the full frontal nudity, this film [...]

A Prairie Home Companion

June 9, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"A Prairie Home Companion" brings us Garrison Keillor's "unique" brand of humor, translated from the radio to film. The story is about a radio program which is about to go off the air, and an angel of death (Virginia Madsen) is seen lurking throughout the film, seemingly symbolizing the "death" of [...]

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