director: Rob Marshall

Into the Woods

December 25, 2014

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Into the Woods" is a humorous and imaginative film. It's not flawless, but it has some funny moments, including a scene in which two princes (Cinderella's prince and Rapunzel's prince) are over the top in singing about their love for Cinderella and Rapunzel. They attempt to be sexy as they sing [...]

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

May 20, 2011
Captain Jack is back in a fun-filled frolicking adventure! This latest installment in the "Pirates" series is non-stop action, and filled with intrigue and cracks from Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp). The "captain" had me in stitches a couple of times. Depp is excellent at physical humor and [...]

Memoirs of a Geisha

December 9, 2005
Though the most heart wrenching details of "Memoirs" were edited from the film, the subject matter itself denotes that this film cannot help but contain material that is not family-friendly. I had a couple of friends who hadn't read the best-selling novel attend the film with me. I was afraid I [...]

Annie (1999)

May 30, 2000

Dove Approved for All Ages

Alicia Morton is outstanding as the new version of Annie, playing the role with a guileless sincerity. Her co-actors, particularly Kathy Bates, Victor Garber and Audra McDonald, are also more than competent in their respective roles. Bates is funny, Garber plays both serious businessman and [...]

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