actor: Simon Pegg

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Dove Review: In the world of Thra, a crystal provides the power for the entire world. There are several different “peoples” represented through the story that was first spun out of the collaboration of Jim Henson, Frank Oz, and Brian Froud, the visual designer. For quite some time, the [...]

Ice Age: Collision Course

October 11, 2016

Dove Approved for All Ages

Scrat is on a journey into space with his comical tactics going after the acorn once again. While he is in space, on a ship he found in the ice, he causes a domino effect of events to happen during his bumbling chase that puts earth in danger. Meanwhile, Manny and Ellie are dealing with the fact [...]

Mission Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015)

"Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation" delivers what most fans of the old TV series and the modern movies would expect: a few masks hiding true identities, chase scenes (featuring both running humans and car chases), a character who is not clearly good or evil, and instead of a self-destructing audio [...]

The Boxtrolls

January 20, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Boxtrolls" are now in your neighborhood! This is a highly energetic story about a young man that is kidnapped as a baby and given to the Boxtrolls. The man that kidnaps him has his own evil scheme. Everyone thinks the Boxtrolls kidnapped him but of course they didn't. They actually raise him [...]

The Worlds End

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 [...]

Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol

For almost half of the movie I kept hope alive that it might not cross our approval level for violence. I knew that would be one area of concern. To that mid-way point there were a few violent moments but little or no blood and the violence was not continual. But then, it picked up in intensity and [...]


Question - What happens when you can't write a humorous and smart story today in Hollywood? Answer -You swear! That is the story here. Paul is an alien who is stranded on earth and enslaved by the government. When he escapes he is picked up by two Brits who take him on a road trip to help him get [...]

How to Lose Friends and Alienate People

A lot of people would love to be part of the "in crowd" of Hollywood and party with the stars. This is Sidney's life as he tries anything to get in to the top parties. In a funny twist, he gets a job at a top magazine in New York when he is thrown out of one of those parties. He winds up in the [...]

Run Fat Boy Run

“Run Fatboy Run” is a cute, quirky comedy starring Simon Pegg of “Shaun of the Dead” and “Hot Fuzz.” Pegg plays Dennis Doyle, and the film opens on his ill-fated wedding day. In a panic, Dennis runs away from Libby, his pregnant bride-to-be, leaving her alone at the altar. Several years [...]

Hot Fuzz

July 31, 2007
There are three words that come to mind after screening this film: funny, black, and violent. It is funny in spots with some clean humor, such as an extreme case when police officer Angel throws a spray can at a shoplifter he is chasing, and the can lands on top of the thief's head and knocks him [...]