director: Bill Condon

The Good Liar

The Synopsis: Consummate con man Roy Courtnay has set his sights on his latest mark: the recently widowed Betty McLeish, worth millions. But this time, what should have been a simple swindle escalates into a cat-and-mouse game with the ultimate stakes. The Review: After meeting through an online [...]

Beauty and the Beast (2017)

June 6, 2017
"Beauty and the Beast (2017)" is an unashamedly romantic and quality film, featuring an all-star cast. Emma Watson delivers in a big way as Belle, both looking the part of Beauty as well as showing some real singing ability. Dan Stevens does a commendable job as the Beast, displaying beastly anger [...]

The Fifth Estate

This movie is informative but if a family walks into the theater expecting to see an entertaining movie or a family friendly film, this isn't it. It is based on the story of WikiLeaks and the controversy over how much secret or even classified information, if any, should be shared with the public. [...]

Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part Two

The first "Twilight" movie received our Dove Seal but since then it has been either language or violence in the films which prevented us from awarding our Seal to the subsequent movies. In this case it is once again violence which prevents us from doing so for this, the final film in the series. [...]

Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part One

The first "Twilight" movie in this on-going saga received our Dove Seal but the next two did not and, unfortunately, "Breaking Dawn Part One" doesn't get it either. As usual, the film doesn't miss the mark by a lot, but the violence level hits a three in our rating, too high for us to award it for [...]


“Dreamgirls" takes the audience into a facsimile of the world of Motown in the 60's. It reveals the underbelly of the recording business including payola schemes and the struggle black entertainers had to endure in the white-dominated pop music world. Like the Broadway musical from which its [...]

Kinsey – Filtered

May 17, 2005
“Kinsey”, is a provocative and fascinating movie starring Liam Neeson and Laura Linney as the pioneer sex researchers, Professor Alfred and Clara Kinsey. Linney portrays Clara, with realism and compassion as a devoted wife and mother. This movie revolves mostly around Dr. Kinsey. Kinsey starts [...]