actor: Karen Allen

November Christmas

November 21, 2017

Dove Approved for All Ages

November Christmas is a touching story full of rich relationships and an overarching message of hope and unity. Vanessa Marks (Emily Alyn Lind) is a bubbly 8-year-old girl with a zest for life. She has a supportive and loving family, lives in an idyllic small town, and thoroughly enjoys every [...]

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

October 14, 2008

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Indiana Jones is back! He is a bit older but he definitely hasn't slowed down. In this rollicking high-energy film which is backed by some great special effects, Dr. Jones takes on a young wise-cracking sidekick named Mutt Williams (Shia LaBeouf). They search for some answers regarding the mystical [...]

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark – Edited

February 19, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark" is a magnificently made movie of adventure and intrigue. Follow Indiana Jones virtually all over the world to stop the Nazis from capturing the Ark of the Covenant. It is a great adventure, and fun for the family, ages twelve and above, due to the [...]

The Basket

December 11, 2001

Dove Approved for All Ages

This film's scenes are captured with some nice cinematography. Peter Coyote gives a fine performance as the teacher and basketball coach. There are several dramatic moments, including the return of the eldest son in a family, a son who has lost his leg to war. During the first World War, the [...]

The Basket – Filtered

December 11, 2001

Dove Approved for All Ages

This was another “could have been” movie. It could have been really entertaining had the acting been even somewhat above average. The word that comes to mind is “hokey”. But on the plus side, it was extremely clean with just a couple of minor incidents. It receives Dove’s stamp of [...]

My Horrible Year

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Eric Stoltz (a longtime favorite in the indie circuit), does a great job here of making a would-be average run of the mill teen drama/comedy visually entertaining and subjective, and writer McIlvaine does a great job with the script, making it self-aware and comically cynical towards other cheesy [...]

Perfect Storm

This summer’s biggest “oh my God” movie, “The Perfect Storm” is the most intense film I can remember. The computer-generated action sequences are so realistic, you may experience a little seasickness. Desperate to make a successful catch, the “little boat that could” sets out [...]