director: Chris Weitz

The Twilight Saga: New Moon

The first "Twilight" film received our Dove "Family-Approved" Seal for ages twelve plus, and with about ten minutes or so to go at the screening I saw, I thought this one might receive it too. Unfortunately, a character told another one to go to H..., and we don't award our Seal to movies which [...]

The Golden Compass

Dove recently viewed "The Golden Compass", which incorporates some nice cinematography including scenes of snow-capped mountains. The child actors are also quite adept in their various roles in the picture. The movie itself, however, tends to be slow moving and lackluster when it does not center on [...]

About a Boy

January 14, 2003
The story’s portrayal of the joy found in friends, family and responsibility is tragically marred by considerable obscene and profane language, as well as much sexually suggestive humor and dialogue. Although Will’s promiscuous lifestyle is portrayed humorously, it’s eventually shown to be [...]

Down To Earth

THE GOOD:...Honestly, the soundtrack is the best part of this movie. There are a few funny jokes and one liners from Rock, along with a couple of awkward scenes of him trying to be romantic. But they are so few, bad and far between, it ends up being anything BUT as funny and entertaining as [...]