director: Wes Craven

Scream 4

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

My Soul to Take 3D

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

Red Eye – Filtered

January 10, 2006
"Red Eye" is a thriller which takes place on an airplane when Jackson Rippner (Cillian Murphy) holds Lisa Riesert, a hotel manager, hostage to get a powerful politician into a room with a view (of the killers). In "Red Eye" the plot is good and the story isn't too bad or contrived, but the violence [...]

Red Eye

January 10, 2006
This film is very well written, but it fails to cause any anxiety. I just wasn’t convinced that Lisa was ever in any real danger, but the movie is well produced. Also, Cillian Murphy delivers a good performance as the villain. Some of his facial expressions and antics would be intimidating to [...]

Cursed

June 21, 2005
There are so many different ways I could incorporate the title of this movie in describing how awful it was, but that would be too easy. First of all, I had this film figured out before the halfway point, so I got to sit there and watch bad acting with horrible scare tactics. Second, with all the [...]

Music Of The Heart

April 25, 2000

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Yes, it could justly be called MRS. Holland’s Opus, due to its similarities to the Richard Dreyfuss vehicle, but the film, nonetheless, is most entertaining. Its strength lies in Ms. Streep’s performance and several positive messages it conveys, including examples of compassion and [...]

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