actor: Natalie Portman

Annihilation

February 23, 2018
Annihilation, more or less, takes place in what is known as "The Shimmer," a lengthwise stretch of mysterious forest from which no one returns. Lena (Natalie Portman) joins a team of female scientists journeying into The Shimmer with her own agenda of discovering what happened to her husband (Oscar [...]

Jackie

December 2, 2016
"Jackie" features a mesmerizing performance by Natalie Portman as the charming First Lady who once presided over what she called "Camelot". Portman's speech and diction as Jackie are expertly delivered, and she is woven into real scenes that took place in the White House. The film, shot with a [...]

Jane Got a Gun

January 29, 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 [...]

Thor: The Dark World

November 8, 2013

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This movie offers something for tween and older superhero fan crowd! The film features action, laughs, dynamite special effects, and a complex storyline that is interesting to follow. A villain named Malekith is after a unique energy giving force that Jane Foster has and soon he is pursuing Jane to [...]

Thor

May 6, 2011

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This movie is so much more than I hoped for. That doesn't happen often. The story and direction are tight, the acting is solid, the special effects knock it out of the park and the villains are great. It kept my attention throughout the entire film. Not that there aren't a few content issues [...]

Your Highness

April 8, 2011
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R-rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we feel that we [...]

No Strings Attached

January 21, 2011
As far as we're concerned from a family perspective, this film places the proverbial cart before the horse. A guy named Adam (Ashton Kutcher) and a girl named Emma (Natalie Portman) decide to base a relationship entirely on sex and it is only later that they actually experience a first date and [...]

Black Swan

December 22, 2010
The story is basically about Nina (Natalie Portman), a character who desires perfection in her dream to be the ultimate ballerina. She desires it so much that this innocent woman is willing to work at exploring her sexuality and being seduced by her darker side, hence the title "Black Swan". As she [...]

Brothers

December 4, 2009
This is a powerful story which gets into the head of a soldier who is tortured in Afghanistan and who returns home a changed man. He is the father of two girls and one of his daughters is frightened of him when he returns, sensing the change and the boiling pot he has become. He accuses his wife of [...]

Mr. Magoriums Wonder Emporium

November 16, 2007

Dove Approved for All Ages

"Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium" is a wonder indeed! This original story by writer/director Zach Helm is one of the most imaginative fantasies I have seen on the big screen in years. The message is fresh and the cast play their parts with commitment and excellence all around. I wish there was a toy [...]

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