actor: Karen Gillan

The Call of the Wild (2020)

February 21, 2020

Dove Approved for All Ages

If you enjoyed having your heart wrenched out by Jack London's 1903 classic book, Call of the Wild, then you will enjoy the emotional roller coaster that comes with watching this 2020 film rendition. Call of the Wild (2020) follows the ups and downs of a big, burly dog, Buck. Buck lives the [...]

Jumanji: The Next Level

December 13, 2019
Since returning from the first adventure in Jumanji, our original team of Spencer, Martha, Bethany, and Fridge have all kept in touch despite going their separate ways after high school. Spencer and Martha’s relationship has struggled due to the long distance, but a return to Brantford for the [...]

Stuber

July 12, 2019
Make no mistake about it—Stuber is a hilarious movie. The pairing of Dave Bautista as Vic and Kumail Nanjiani as Stu was a stroke of good fortune in casting. Vic is a no-nonsense detective and father who has a difficult time showing his feelings for his daughter. He definitely loves her, but his [...]

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

December 20, 2017
Cue the catchy drum beat because the classic game is back, but this time with a modern twist. With a nod to the original, the movie opens with Jumanji being unearthed from its forgotten place, buried in the sand. In order to ensnare the teenage mind of 1996, the board game, Jumanji, transforms [...]

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

May 5, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Life isn't perfect. That point is made in this explosive, action-oriented film. Fortunately for the viewer, the point is made with a lot of laughs. And this movie is a feast for the eyes, featuring dramatic effects, explosions, chases through space, shoot-'em-ups with laser blasts, and enough space [...]

The Circle (2017)

April 28, 2017
"The Circle" is an engaging and thought-provoking film, enhanced by wonderful performances. It stars Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega, and Bill Paxton in, sadly, his last film before he passed away. He plays a girl's father who is battling muscular dystrophy. Mae Holland (Watson) lands a solid [...]

Oculus

April 11, 2014
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 [...]