actor: Thandie Newton

Solo: A Star Wars Story

May 25, 2018

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

As one of Star Wars most beloved characters, it was only a matter of time before Han Solo got his own film. But with shoes as big as Harrison Ford's to fill, everyone's wondering if the new guy, Alden Ehrenreich, is up to the job. The charm, the wit, the debonair qualities – the order for Solo is [...]

Gringo

March 9, 2018
Remember Fargo, a film about crimes out of desperation and people's insatiable stupidity to regain order? It seems as though they just don't make them like they used to—or not as often. With Fargo, the crimes are violent and heinous enough, yes, but the comedic element kept it memorable for over [...]

Good Deeds, Tyler Perrys

February 24, 2012
Tyler Perry's movies genuinely just miss receiving our Dove Seal due to content issues and guess what? It is the same for this movie as well. There are a couple of "Go to H***" comments and we don't award our Dove Seal to movies which contain this curse. The sex content also registers a three, [...]

W.

October 17, 2008
Although this is a comedy I did not find much humor in the entire film. There is under age drinking, a hazing at a college frat house and some political understatements. I am not quite sure who would really want to see this movie. At times it makes our present President look like a complete idiot [...]

Run Fat Boy Run

March 28, 2008
“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 [...]

Norbit

February 9, 2007
Eddie Murphy missed the boat. What could have been a legitimately funny movie about Norbit and his way-overweight spouse, Rasputia, ended up as a profanity-laden film which included cheating by both spouses. At one point in the movie, Deion Hughes (Cuba Gooding Jr.) is sharing vows with his [...]

The Pursuit of Happyness

December 15, 2006
This film is very good in some respects. Will Smith turns in a stellar performance as Chris Gardner, a down-and-out salesman who hasn't sold anything lately. Due to the financial stress in their lives, his wife finds that she cannot cope and leaves him and their five-year-old son as she believes [...]

Mission Impossible 2

May 24, 2000
Aided by James Bond-styled action and stunts, beautiful locations, and a breathtaking leading lady, this is an exciting adventure. It is a typical action-packed summer movie where the good guys best the villains. Surprisingly lacking in objectionable material, however, we could not quite approve [...]