director: Will Gluck

Peter Rabbit

February 9, 2018

Dove Approved for All Ages

Peter Rabbit addresses the opposition of not only man and animal, but man and animation. The latter takes shape as the adorable and erratically charged titular Peter (voiced by James Corden) leads his sisters into a feud with Jeremy (Domhnall Gleeson), the long-lost nephew of the prior Farmer [...]

Annie (2014)

December 19, 2014

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Over the years there have been many different versions of "Annie." Here is a more modern one that will entertain from beginning to end. In the big city of New York, Annie is looking for her parents to return while Mr. Stack wants to be mayor. Their worlds collide when Mr. Stack saves Annie from [...]

Friends with Benefits

July 22, 2011
Wow, and I mean "wow" in a, sadly, bad way. This film is likely to offend several people. There are several references to casual sex, a female character asks a man to swear on a Bible app on her electronic device that he won't fall for her if they have casual sex, and a man who is attracted to a [...]

Easy A

September 17, 2010
This is a teen sex comedy, pretty pure and simple. Sorry, the word "pure" should not be used regarding this movie. "Easy A" is not as funny as it tries to be. It even attempts to be a bit clever with references to the classic "Scarlett Letter." Emma Stone plays Olive Penderghast and in her [...]

Fired Up

February 20, 2009
This movie was definitely not made for the family. As much as I try to find positive things to say about some of the bad films, I just can't find the strength to do it for this one. It is not only filled with underage drinking, a focus on hedonism with sex topping the list, and a married woman [...]