actor: Kristin Chenoweth

The Star

November 17, 2017

Dove Approved for All Ages

The Star is destined to become a classic! Not since The Prince of Egypt, which told the story of Moses, has a new major animated feature hit movie screens—that is, until now. The Star tells the story of the birth of Jesus but with a unique touch—it is through the eyes of several animals, which [...]

My Little Pony: The Movie

October 6, 2017

Dove Approved for All Ages

The Mane 6 are at it again in this fantastical adventure! Twilight Sparkle (Tara Strong) is the Princess of Friendship, and is stressing over the land of Equestria’s annual Friendship Festival. Just when things seem to be coming along, Equestria finds itself invaded by an unexpected enemy: The [...]

Strange Magic

January 23, 2015

Dove Approved for All Ages

“Strange Magic” is enchanting and charming! All kids, especially little girls, will love it, yet it offers something for the whole family. It features good and evil and love triumphant. Marianne is a fairy who lives in the Fairy Kingdom with her sister Dawn and her father, the king. Marianne [...]

The Boy Next Door

January 23, 2015
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R and PG-13 rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we [...]

Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue

September 21, 2010

Dove Approved for All Ages

This is a delightful movie. It feeds the imagination with great animation, backgrounds, characters and songs, and it somehow manages to capture the innocence of childhood. Lizzie, age nine, is raised by her father who is a very busy, serious-minded man. No explanation is given as to what happened [...]

Deck the Halls

November 22, 2006
If you liked the movie "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" you will love this one. This slapstick comedy is about two men with an obsession of being number one at Christmas. Danny and Steve's competitive ways get each one of them into trouble and causes problems for both men. There are plenty [...]

The Music Man (2003)

November 11, 2003

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Music Man" is a classic. I remember when it first came out with Robert Preston playing the lead of Harold Hill, and then in a High School production, I played Winthrop. So, I have fond memories of this musical. I was very pleased with this fresh interpretation. Matthew Broderick plays a very [...]

Annie (1999)

May 30, 2000

Dove Approved for All Ages

Alicia Morton is outstanding as the new version of Annie, playing the role with a guileless sincerity. Her co-actors, particularly Kathy Bates, Victor Garber and Audra McDonald, are also more than competent in their respective roles. Bates is funny, Garber plays both serious businessman and [...]