actor: Maggie Gyllenhaal

White House Down

This movie is very entertaining and fast moving. It is action-packed, suspenseful and contains several instances of humor and funny one-liners. It is a shame that strong violence and heavy language will prevent families from seeing it together. During a tour of the White House John Cale (Channing [...]

Wont Back Down

January 15, 2013

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Here we have an inspiring movie for teachers and parents and their students too. Jamie Fitzpatrick (Maggie Gyllenhaal) and Nona Alberts (Viola Davis) are the dynamic duo of parent and teacher who want a better school system at Adams Elementary where Jamie's daughter Malia attends and Nona teaches. [...]

Nanny McPhee Returns

December 14, 2010

Dove Approved for All Ages

"Nanny McPhee Returns" in a delightful comedy romp for the entire family. She brings her usual charm and straightforward ways into a new home that is under duress. As she teaches the children five lessons, they learn to work together to save the family farm. Dove is pleased to award our [...]

Crazy Heart

Jeff Bridges gives a fantastic performance as a man who is battling the bottle. "Bad Blake" as he is called constantly smokes too and is a bit stubborn, but he is also likable. His many fans love him and ask him to perform their favorite songs as he travels from one small stop (such as at a bowling [...]

Monster House

October 24, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Monster House" is a roller coaster ride of a movie with a possessed house starring as the main character. There are many scary scenes in the film as our heroes try to stop the house from eating its victims (later we learn everyone is OK). I was surprised to see so many young children in the [...]