actor: Reese Witherspoon

Four Christmases

Many people in today's world may relate to this comedy. If you come from divorced parents, you definitely will understand where the plot is heading. Brad and Kate each are in that classification so of course that makes four separate Christmases. But they usually lie to their families so they don't [...]

Penelope

July 15, 2008

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Penelope" is one of those movies which is not a great film, due mainly to some bad dialog and dragging scenes; but it does have a few good moments. Enough of them to no doubt please most viewers in a typical audience. It is not your average run-of-the-mill Prince Charming film, but Max (James [...]

Rendition

This film includes strong performances by Peter Sarsgaard and Jake Gyllenhaal, two men who try to do the right thing in a post-9-11 world where interrogations are used. A debate rages over if they are actually torture sessions or a needful means of gaining intelligence for the protection of the [...]

Walk The Line

February 28, 2006
"Walk the Line" is another Bio-pic that is very well written and contains some mighty fine acting by Joaquin Phoenix (Johnny Cash) and Reese Witherspoon (June Carter). These two performers sing the songs themselves and the work they do in this film is some of their best. There is no doubt in my [...]

Walk The Line – Filtered

February 28, 2006
"Walk the Line," is a biography of Johnny Cash and how he goes through his life's ups and downs, losing his brother, using drugs, going through withdrawals and hurting his family emotionally and making it big with his singing career. Eventually things change for the better. He realizes what he is [...]

Just Like Heaven

February 7, 2006
David (Mark Ruffalo) is a man totally depressed about loosing his wife. Elizabeth (Reese Witherspoon) is an up and coming workaholic doctor who is too wrapped up in her work to be depressed about her personal life. Elizabeth gets into an accident and appears to have died so her apartment becomes [...]

Just Like Heaven – Filtered

February 7, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Just Like Heaven" is a romantic comedy. David has just lost his wife, Elizabeth, a doctor who is too caught up in her work to be even think about having a personal life. Elizabeth gets into a car accident and seems to have died so her apartment becomes available to rent. David rents the apartment [...]

Wildflower

June 7, 2005

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Wildflower" is a movie that shows the importance of compassion when a 12-year-old girl named Ellie Perkins (Reese Witherspoon) befriends Alice Guthrie (Patricia Arquette), a deaf girl who is locked away in a shed by her stepfather and mother. The stepfather is a bit crazy but thinks Alice is [...]

Vanity Fair

February 1, 2005
Becky can be admired for her determination and resourcefulness as a young girl overcoming the hardships of an orphan in poverty, but she becomes drunk with vanity as she draws the attention of powerful, admiring men, and wealth is more important to her than being a good mother. Vanity Fair lacks [...]

The Importance of Being Earnest – Edited

November 29, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This film is geared towards a mature audience because of story content. With the comedy having dry humor to it, the film has its enjoyable moments. The costumes are great along with the scenes. But I believe you would have to enjoy this type of film and the story was comical. Would like to see the [...]

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