actor: Steve Martin

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

November 18, 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 [...]

Home

March 27, 2015

Dove Approved for All Ages

"Home" is fun for the entire family! It features a group of aliens called Boov who relocate to Earth while moving humans from their homes to other places on the planet. They are hiding from the Gorg, their monstrous enemies. One of the misfits in the Boov group is named Oh (Jim Parsons) because [...]

The Big Year

October 14, 2011
This movie is, for all intents and purposes, a morality tale. It's too bad the content in the language department crosses our acceptable level because it is a charming movie in various ways. It features three men who want to win "The Big Year", the highest total points for either seeing or hearing [...]

Its Complicated

December 25, 2009
Meryl Streep's character, named Jane, winds up having to choose between two men, her ex-husband Jake (Alec Baldwin) or a new man she's met named Adam (Steve Martin). However, a problem area for us is that Jane becomes the "other woman" when she has an affair with her now remarried ex-husband Jake. [...]

The Pink Panther 2

February 5, 2009

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Inspector Clouseau is back (Steve Martin) in his second turn in a "Pink Panther" movie. The film definitely has its moments of humor, most of them as a result of the bumbling inspector. When some new members (known as the Dream Team) join his force to find the criminal known as Tornado, they want [...]

The Pink Panther (2006)

February 10, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This film is hilarious in spots, with Steve Martin's bumbling Inspector Clouseau revealing how inept he can be at one moment, and yet brilliant in other moments. The audience I viewed the film with roared at times as the inspector made note of such things as a murder victim "falling perfectly [...]

Cheaper by the Dozen 2

December 21, 2005

Dove Approved for All Ages

This sequel is family friendly and delves into the relationships of the Baker family. The film opens with one daughter ready to move to New York and another daughter about to move to Houston with her new husband. Tom Baker talks his wife into sharing a family vacation before school starts and [...]

Shopgirl

October 21, 2005
Many girls dream of a Prince riding in on his silver steed to save her. Mirabelle sees Ray as that Prince. As happens from time to time in real life, sometimes we pick the wrong person to be the Prince. In this movie it is no different. The girl falls for the wrong guy and is left behind with the [...]

Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)

December 25, 2003

Dove Approved for All Ages

I laughed out loud at some of the funny moments in this film. When Tom Baker (Steve Martin) gives a eulogy near the end of the film for a family frog which just passed on to that great lilypad in the sky, it is hilarious. The premise of the film is that Baker is offered a coaching job for a top [...]

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