actor: Samuel L. Jackson

Spider-Man: Far From Home

July 3, 2019

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

The Synopsis: Following the events of Avengers: Endgame (2019), Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever. The Review: In Marvel's Spider-Man: Far From Home, there are shoes that ceaselessly seem to need filling. First of all, and perhaps most of [...]

Captain Marvel

March 8, 2019

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

The Synopsis: Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. The Dove Review: For any Dove reviewer, it's difficult to count these superhero movies along with a typical drama or comedy. The audience [...]

Glass

January 18, 2019
The Synopsis: Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has 24 personalities. The Review: Glass is an example of a film where the final installment, theoretically meant to be a symphony of its predecessors, isn't quite on par with [...]

The Hitman’s Bodyguard

August 18, 2017
Have you ever been matched up in a situation with someone that was your opposite? Ryan Reynolds plays Michael Bryce, a top notch bodyguard, a sensitive man that is matched up with hitman Darius Kincaid (Samuel L. Jackson), who is loud, tough, and impulsive. He and Bryce rub each other the wrong way [...]

Kong: Skull Island

March 9, 2017
"Kong: Skull Island" is an exciting, action-packed adventure which also features very human characters. Included in this group is Mason Weaver (Brie Larson) who, when she sees Kong, feels sympathy for him. After all, despite his aggressive nature toward the "intruders," they are invading his [...]

xXx: The Return of Xander Cage

January 20, 2017
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 [...]

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 [...]

Kingsman: The Secret Service

February 13, 2015
The word that comes to mind regarding this movie is "Wow," but not in a good way. It is difficult to believe how violent this film is. In one concerning and brutal scene, people kill one another in church—seriously. The people stab one another, punch and shoot one another, one man has a pole [...]

Captain America: The First Avenger

July 22, 2011
Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) is a skinny kid with a big heart. In fact, in one scene in the film when he is seen without a shirt someone says, "Somebody should get that kid a sandwich!" However, after he is infused in the muscles and cells with a special serum, his body becomes that of a body builder [...]

The Other Guys

August 6, 2010
"The Other Guys" uses Mark Wahlberg as the straight man and Will Ferrell (of course) as the funny man in this film that attempts to make jokes out of things not always considered funny. In fact, a crooked financial adviser in the story is not something a lot of people will roar at in light of [...]