director: Mira Nair

Queen of Katwe

September 30, 2016

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Queen of Katwe" is a wonderful film about the ability of the human spirit to triumph over all challenges, including poverty. A youth minister in the film named Robert Katende (David Oyelowo) makes the statement that challenges are not a curse. He teaches poor children in Uganda the strategies of [...]


October 23, 2009
"Amelia" is a near-miss in being awarded our Dove "Family-Approved" Seal. The story is historically correct with possibly just a few imagined scenes which fall into the realm of possibility. The story of the first woman pilot to successfully fly the Atlantic and the mystery concerning her fate [...]

Vanity Fair

September 1, 2004
Becky can be admired for her determination and resourcefulness as a young girl overcoming the hardships of an orphan in poverty, but she becomes drunk with vanity as she draws the attention of powerful, admiring men, and wealth is more important to her than being a good mother. Vanity Fair lacks [...]