actor: Rita Moreno

West Side Story (2021)

Reimagined and then released exactly 60 years after the Oscar-winning original, Steven Spielberg's adaptation of West Side Story remains largely faithful to the 1961 version, which in turn brought a 1957 Broadway play to the big screen. The music and dance numbers retain much of their original [...]

Nicky Deuce

May 27, 2013

Dove Approved for All Ages

"Nicky Deuce" is a cute movie! Nicholas Borelli ll is a typical kid who fantasizes about being an old-time detective and hero, sort of a James Bond character. When his parents are called out of the country, he stays with his grandmother and Uncle Frankie in Brooklyn. He gets to know his father's [...]

The King And I (1956)

June 15, 1991

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Yul Brynner won an Academy Award for his performance in this film. No wonder. Brynner does an amazing job as the King of Siam, playing a grand range as a superior male dictator, to discovering, with Anna's help, that his heart his bigger than he first realized. Deborah Kerr is also excellent in her [...]

Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego?

Dove Approved for All Ages

This iconic detective series from the ‘90s with an elegant villain and lots of academic lessons is still fun to watch. The series was originally a spin off of a video game, engaging kids behind the computer to help in the work to catch this slippery and cunning thief. The heroes are young [...]