actor: Kevin Bacon

Patriots Day

March 28, 2017
"Patriot's Day" is a gripping and gut-wrenching movie that will move viewers and bring a tear to many eyes. It is based on the true events of the bombing at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. Various key members are woven into the telling of the story. Instrumental and important police [...]

The Darkness

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 [...]

R.I.P.D.

R.I.P.D. is a movie based upon a comic book series where dead cops come back to life assuming another body to capture or extinguish "deados" in order to save the world from rotting. The word "deados" refers to people who have died but cheat the system and remain on earth. R.I.P.D. officers and [...]

X-Men: First Class

Every epic series has a beginning and this movie is about the origins of the characters of the X-Men saga. The production values are first-rate with super special effects and fine actors which include James McAvoy (Charles Xavier), Kevin Bacon (Sebastian Shaw), Michael Fassbender (Erik or Magneto) [...]

Death Sentence

Kevin Bacon gives a good performance in “Death Sentence” as a man who decides to administer his own brand of vigilante justice after his son is murdered. When he hears that his son’s killer will likely spend only 3 to 5 years in prison, he seeks violent revenge and sinks to the level of the [...]

Beauty Shop – Filtered

August 23, 2005

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Gina Norris lives in Atlanta and is making a name for herself with her own line of conditioners. But when her boss, Jorge, criticizes her one time too many she quits his salon to open her own beauty shop, taking the shampoo girl and a few of Jorge's clients with her. Gina buys a rundown beauty shop [...]

Few Good Men, A – Edited

June 22, 2005

Dove Approved for All Ages

This was a really interesting and powerful movie. The first scene shows two of the best Marines in the unit sneaking into their fellow Marine's room and taping him up, getting ready to beat him, and performing a "Code Red"—a disciplinary action carried out by fellow soldiers. But Code Reds are [...]

Beauty Shop

There is a strong positive message in "Beauty Shop." Gina Norris makes her daughter's upbringing and education a top priority so that Vanessa will be raised to be confident and successful. Gina invests tremendous effort, not only in building her business, but also in developing her workers [...]

Mystic River

June 8, 2004
The theme of child molestation is disturbing, but it is an unfortunate reality that many children secretly live with today. The time spent on this issue is relatively brief, but there is one momentary scene where a boy has his face in a man’s lap while sitting in a car. The film suggests that [...]

Hollow Man – Filtered

January 2, 2001
I wish I could say that Kevin Bacon was “sizzlin’ “ in this horror/ thriller. He plays a genius scientist (Sebastian Caine) who has discovered a serum to make animals invisible and another to make them visible again. He and his team have been hired by the government for this project, but go [...]