actor: Selena Gomez

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

July 13, 2018

Dove Approved for All Ages

You have bats in your belfry if you don't see this movie soon! It's summer fun all the way! The kids in the audience I screened this movie with were regularly giggling and laughing. Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation is fun to watch, and isn't that what going to the movies is all about? It [...]

Hotel Transylvania 2

September 25, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Hotel Transylvania 2" is even funnier than the first one! How can you go wrong with song titles like, "Michael rowed the corpse ashore?" It offers serious, Halloween-type fun with puns like Dracula (Adam Sandler) uses, such as wanting his grandson to call him "Vampa." His grandson, Dennis, speaks [...]

Getaway

August 30, 2013
This movie could rightly be called "Grand Theft Auto" but the filmmakers must have spent all of their money wrecking vehicles leaving nothing left for the license fee for the brand. Other brands that were prevalent were Apple products as well as the Ford Shelby Cobra Mustang. With non-stop car [...]

Monte Carlo

July 1, 2011

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Monte Carlo" is a coming-of-age story about losing yourself and finding out who you really are. Although the premise of the film revolves around Grace’s deception of all those around her, she does eventually see the error of her ways. Emma sits like the “bad angel” on Grace’s shoulder, [...]

Ramona and Beezus

July 23, 2010

Dove Approved for All Ages

This cute and heartwarming film is about the strength of family in tough times. Even though Ramona and Beezus don't always get along - and in fact the older gets mad at the younger in classic sibling style - they also band together when times are hard. Beezus pretends to be a bit of a tough [...]