director: Gavin Hood

Enders Game

February 11, 2014

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a visually stunning movie with a theme of survival. The acting is solid with names like Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley, Hailee Steinfelt and Asa Butterfield. Butterfield plays Ender Wiggin, a teen boy that Col. Graff (Harrison Ford) sees as having the real potential to help defeat the alien [...]

X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Here we have the origins of Logan, also known as "Wolverine". He starts out with claws but by film's end they are metal claws and much more powerful. A lot happens on the way there. When it appears that someone he loves has been purposely murdered, he vows revenge. An old farmer he meets in the [...]

Rendition

This film includes strong performances by Peter Sarsgaard and Jake Gyllenhaal, two men who try to do the right thing in a post-9-11 world where interrogations are used. A debate rages over if they are actually torture sessions or a needful means of gaining intelligence for the protection of the [...]

Tsotsi – Filtered

July 18, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Tsotsi" did contain some violence-none of which was gory, but this is the reason we recommend the film for ages twelve and above. Tsotsi did many things in his life that were wrong as a result of his upbringing. Tsotsi ends up shooting a woman, stealing her car and then realizing later that there [...]

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