actor: Kate Mara

Megan Leavey

June 9, 2017
"Megan Leavey" is based on a true story, and the movie is dramatically portrayed with smooth direction and solid acting from Kate Mara as Megan. The story unfolds nicely with Megan Leavey becoming a Marine and winning over the devotion of her German shepherd, Rex, as she handles him in searching [...]

Morgan

September 2, 2016
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 [...]

Captive (2015)

September 18, 2015

Dove Approved for 18+

"Captive" is a first-rate thriller and suspense story. It is based on the true story of Ashley Smith, who was taken captive by convict escapee Brian Nichols, in Fulton County, Atlanta, in 2005. Nichols held up in Ashley's apartment, and Ashley's ability to remain calm and cooperative, despite her [...]

The Martian

October 2, 2015
"The Martian" is big on tense moments and special effects. It is a major movie, running 141 minutes, and ultimately is about Mark Watney's (Matt Damon) experiences in surviving on Mars until a rescue mission reaches him. A wicked sandstorm leads to the quick evacuation of the NASA team on Mars, but [...]

Fantastic Four (2015)

August 7, 2015
"Fantastic Four" is an origins story, a genesis account of how the famed four became, well, fantastic. They are all here: Reed Richards (Miles Teller), Johnny Storm (Michael B. Jordan), Sue Storm (Kate Mara) and Ben Grimm (Jamie Bell). We see a young Reed in the beginning of the film, working on [...]

127 Hours

January 28, 2011
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 [...]