director: Donald Petrie

My Life in Ruins

Nia Vardalos plays a tour guide in Greece named Georgia. She is a by-the-book tour guide and quotes a lot of boring facts while her competitor is a man who buys his tour group donuts and jokes with them and tries to get them to have fun. When a widower named Irv (Richard Dreyfuss) begins to connect [...]

Just My Luck (2006)

August 22, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Just My Luck" was an entertaining film about being lucky and being unlucky. Ashley is the happy-go-lucky woman with all things going her way. Jake is the guy who has a positive attitude but is one of the most unlucky people you would ever want to meet. Can luck be transferred from one person to [...]

Just My Luck (2006) – Filtered

August 22, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Just my Luck" was a cute film about lucky people and unlucky people and how it affects them, and what would happen if your luck changed? Can luck be transferred from one person to another just by kissing the person? The film has some funny parts and some of the time you could really relate to the [...]

Miss Congeniality – Edited

June 22, 2005

Dove Approved for All Ages

I loved this movie the first time that I saw it. Sandra Bullock plays an excellent ugly duckling in this action adventure comedy where the frumpy agent turned beauty queen must infiltrate the pageant and find a killer. The cast is amazing and the story line is so funny that you won't get up until [...]

How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days – Edited

September 24, 2003

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a great film. I thought the chemistry between Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey was fabulous. Since the sexual scenes and foul language have been edited out in this version that made it a wonderful film to watch. I don't know why Hollywood can't just make them like this edited version to [...]

Miss Congeniality

April 25, 2001
Sandra Bullock is as likeable, charismatic and pretty as a person can get. (Don’t think she’s all that pretty? Wait until you see her made up as a beauty contestant!) As for the story, well, it’s not original, suspenseful, or even all that funny. The best that can be said for this [...]