actor: Shailene Woodley

Adrift

June 1, 2018
The fact this movie is based on a true story is mind-boggling. A woman is forced to survive for over 40 days on a boat following Hurricane Raymond in 1983. And she must treat her injured boyfriend to boot. She deals with a "caught sheet" (a sail wrapped around the rudder), harpoons fish underwater [...]

Snowden

September 15, 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 [...]

The Divergent Series: Allegiant

March 18, 2016

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Allegiant," Part One, is the third film in the "Divergent" series and is the first one that is able to receive our Dove "Family-Approved" Seal. The first two films in the series missed receiving the Seal due to language, violence or both. This one also has several scenes of fantasy violence, but [...]

The Divergent Series: Insurgent

March 20, 2015
"Insurgent" is an action-packed ride that follows the first film in the "Divergent" series. Tris (Shailene Woodley) and Four (Theo James) are on the run from Jeanine (Kate Winslet), the Erudite elite's leader. Winslet plays Jeanine with a subtle undercurrent of brewing cruelty. There is a secret [...]

The Fault in Our Stars

June 6, 2014
"The Fault in Our Stars" is a poignant and moving story about two teens that meet in a support group and fall in love. They both have known great pain as Hazel (Shailene Woodley) and Gus (Ansel Elgort) have had a close shave with cancer. "Hazel Grace" as Gus calls her has to carry oxygen around [...]

Divergent

March 21, 2014
This movie is about different factions including the Erudite (the educators), the Abnegates (compassionate and selfless), the Dauntless (the police-like protectors) not to mention two other groups, Amity (the peaceful) and Candor (the honest). Beatrice is found to be a divergent, the bearer of [...]