director: Kelly Asbury

Smurfs: The Lost Village

April 7, 2017

Dove Approved for All Ages

The lovable Smurfs are back. This time, Smurfette wants to find her purpose. It seems that all the male Smurfs in the village are named after their special trait—such as Clumsy, because, well, he is clumsy; Brainy, because he is smart; Hefty, because he is strong; and Grumpy—well, that is [...]

Gnomeo and Juliet

February 11, 2011

Dove Approved for All Ages

What a cute movie! And though kids will love it, parents will enjoy a few moments which were designed with adults in mind. For example, one gnome is accused of being illiterate and he replies, "But my parents were married!" The animation is wonderful and the characters are delightful. The dialog is [...]

Shrek 2

May 21, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Shrek 2" looks great, with cutting-edge computer animation, even better than the first one. This film has some great themes, including Shrek abandoning his swamp for Fiona’s happiness, and Fiona's love for Shrek regardless of his appearance. Donkey also remains a loyal friend to Shrek. In [...]

UglyDolls

Dove Approved for All Ages

The Synopsis: An animated adventure in which the free-spirited UglyDolls confront what it means to be different, struggle with a desire to be loved, and ultimately discover that who you truly are is what matters most. The Review: Ugly Dolls is an inspiring film with a timeless message about the [...]

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