actor: Rupert Everett

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

September 30, 2016
"Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" is an imaginative adventure into a world unlike any you've ever seen before. It features the "peculiar" children, who are gifted in unusual ways, which includes a girl who can fly and needs lead shoes to stay earthbound. In addition, there is an [...]

Justin and the Knights of Valor

February 4, 2014

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Justin is a wonderful young boy and remembers all the stories that his grandfather told about being a Knight for the royal kingdom. It also is his wish to become a Knight but there is one thing keeping him from it, the law that the Queen and his father signed. Knights are outlawed and that is just [...]

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion Witch and the Wardrobe

December 9, 2005

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Aslan is on the move!" These prophetic words declare the end of 100 years of winter and the beginning of spring in the mystical land of Narnia. But more than that, the words represent the coming of a savior in the form of a lion who will set the inhabitants of Narnia free from the clutches of the [...]

Valiant

August 19, 2005

Dove Approved for All Ages

Valiant is one of those rare animated movies that has something for the entire family, regardless of age or gender. I usually try to look at animated G-rated films through the eyes of a child, which was getting pretty challenging until I finally had grandchildren. Valiant is set against the [...]

Shrek 2

May 21, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Shrek 2" looks great, with cutting-edge computer animation, even better than the first one. This film has some great themes, including Shrek abandoning his swamp for Fiona’s happiness, and Fiona's love for Shrek regardless of his appearance. Donkey also remains a loyal friend to Shrek. In [...]

Inspector Gadget

July 23, 1999

Dove Approved for All Ages

This is a live-action recreation of the popular cartoon series, which featured the voice of Don Adams as the bumbling cartoon version of "Inspector Clouseau." Matthew Broderick assumes the role of John Brown, aka "Inspector Gadget." Kids will love the film and it does include a love interest [...]

The Importance of Being Earnest

May 24, 2002

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

What a tangled web Algernon and Jack spin when they pretend to be “Earnest.” However, they do suffer consequences and learn a great lesson from their deceit. In that era, the importance of being well bred was much greater than being honest. Algernon’s Aunt Augusta (Judi Dench) insists that [...]

Next Best Thing

March 3, 2000
I found the material in this comedy/drama extremely offensive due to the mocking of and contempt for Christianity. In an effort to embrace alternative lifestyles, it belittles those who believe the Bible’s all to clear instruction about avoiding the practice of homosexuality. Also, the child [...]