director: Paul Feig

A Simple Favor

September 14, 2018
A Simple Favor is quite captivating and full of mayhem and psychosis. Blake Lively (Emily) and Anna Kendrick (Stephanie) are well cast as they settle into their expected personas: the latter is cute, predictable, and endearing; the former gorgeous, and captivating. Stephanie is the seemingly [...]

Ghostbusters (2016)

July 15, 2016
"Ghostbusters (2016)" is a remake of what many fans of the original film consider to be a classic. A reboot can be tricky because of people's expectations. In this case, the Ghostbusters are all female and have a male secretary. However, some of the original concept remains, including the hearse, [...]

Spy

June 5, 2015
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R and PG-13 rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we [...]

The Heat (2013)

June 28, 2013
Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy have teamed up to perform in this less than hilarious film about an FBI agent and a Boston police officer who attempt to find a drug smuggler. Along the way, they form a bond but while trying to get there the audience is forced to listen to the foulest language [...]

Bridesmaids

May 13, 2011
This movie is funny at times but unbelievably raunchy. There seems to be nothing this group of bridesmaids won't say. If they think it, they will say it. And that means a lot of comments about sex and body parts. One of the funny scenes in the movie involves our lead character, Annie (Kristen [...]

Unaccompanied Minors

December 8, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

While many films made for kids typically paint them as misunderstood and their parents as unintelligent and uninterested, "Minors" digs deeper to show how families can actually care for one another. Yes, the kids get into trouble without parental authority to guide them, but these youngsters band [...]

I Am David

December 3, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This film chronicles the trials and joys of young David's journey across eastern Europe, beginning with a daring escape from a prison camp to his final destination in Denmark. The back-story is revealed along the way with a series of flashbacks to his painful days as a child and as a fear-filled [...]

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