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We Bought a Zoo (DVD): Edited

April 3, 2012

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Editors Note - This DVD features a family friendly audio track that you can select in the DVD menu. This specific version has been awarded our Dove "Family-Edited" Seal for ages 12 and over. Benjamin Mee (Matt Damon) recently lost his wife and has two kids to raise, Dylan and Rosie (Colin Ford [...]

Contagion

When the movie starts with Day 2 the first thing you think is: why not start with Day 1? Well, without plot spoiling I will say that the movie eventually gets to Day 1 in a rather interesting place in the film and it explains how everything started, the deadly virus that is. So the movie jumps [...]

The Adjustment Bureau

I will say this for "The Adjustment Bureau", it has an interesting story line and makes one think about the moments which delay us, hinder us and block us from our schedules and goals. Could it all be part of a grand design which intends for us to get to our destination according to the [...]

True Grit

Young Hailee Steinfeld might have quite a future in the movies. She plays 14-year-old Mattie Ross, whose father was gunned down by an outlaw named Tom Chaney (Josh Brolin) and she intends to make sure he is captured and pays the price for his murder. Steinfeld is terrific in her role and displays [...]

Hereafter

Here is another film from Clint Eastwood, who now directs films more then he acts in them. He takes the director's chair based on an original screenplay by British docu-dramatist Peter Morgan ("The Queen", "Frost/Nixon"). This story is about intersecting lives and, as the title of the film implies, [...]

Ponyo

June 1, 2010

Dove Approved for All Ages

In this day and age we have gotten use to the 3-D animation. This is more like the original cartoons many years ago. With a star cast of voices, the fantasy magical world of the sea comes to life. This is where Ponyo, a little gold fish, longs to become human after she was saved by a small boy. [...]

Green Zone

When Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller (Matt Damon) is told that he has to do what is expected no matter what and that "the reasons don't matter," he replies, "They matter to me." He wants to do what is right and it is easy to go along with him for this treacherous journey into the nightmare of war [...]

Invictus

This is an inspiring film. Nelson Mandela, played by Morgan Freeman, is portrayed as not only a man who understood people and the need for forgiveness, but also was a pretty good judge of finding successful ways to forge common ground with people, even with those who had formerly opposed one [...]

The Informant

This is a film about one man's deceit to get to the top of the corporate ladder by taking the top men down. Mark Whitacre is a compulsive liar who gets caught up in his own misdeeds. The story is based on a 1990s FBI investigation of price fixing in a Lysine company where a junior executive, Mark [...]

Running the Sahara

July 1, 2009

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

The three experienced runners, Charlie, Kevin and Ray make a pact with each other to run across the Sahara Desert. They are already friends who run together and they want to take this new challenge head on. They trained exhaustively for two years but nothing totally prepared them for the challenge [...]

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