actor: Rose Byrne

Instant Family

November 16, 2018
If you've seen the trailer, you know the story. Wahlberg and Company deliver performances of this real-life near-reenactment that make you laugh while feeling sucker punched in the gut. As a parent, Instant Family is like watching the extreme pain and joy that all parents enjoy, but of course, [...]

Peter Rabbit

February 9, 2018

Dove Approved for All Ages

Peter Rabbit addresses the opposition of not only man and animal, but man and animation. The latter takes shape as the adorable and erratically charged titular Peter (voiced by James Corden) leads his sisters into a feud with Jeremy (Domhnall Gleeson), the long-lost nephew of the prior Farmer [...]

X-Men: Apocalypse

May 27, 2016
"X-Men: Apocalypse" is an explosive, action-packed adventure, the latest addition to the "X-Men" series of films. It features a powerful villain, En Sabah Nur (Oscar Isaac), and he is the mutants' greatest challenge. Due to a tragic event, Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence) and the other mutants must [...]

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

May 20, 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 [...]

Spy

June 5, 2015
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R and PG-13 rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we [...]

Annie (2014)

December 19, 2014

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Over the years there have been many different versions of "Annie." Here is a more modern one that will entertain from beginning to end. In the big city of New York, Annie is looking for her parents to return while Mr. Stack wants to be mayor. Their worlds collide when Mr. Stack saves Annie from [...]

This is Where I Leave You

September 19, 2014
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 [...]

Neighbors

May 9, 2014
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 [...]

Insidious: Chapter 2

September 13, 2013
Someone who likes jump scenes asked me after I viewed this film if there were some included. "You would be happy, there are plenty" I replied. Unfortunately, for those looking for a scary movie that families can share together, this isn't it. There are some occult practices in it including a [...]

The Internship

June 7, 2013
What would you do if you lost your job in mid-life? Well, Billy and Nick wind up taking jobs as interns with Google. As they explore their "Googliness", they compete with their team against several others to win a place on staff at the monolithic search engine company. Billy and Nick learn to [...]