Dove Watch List

Memorial Day: Watch and Remember List

By Jacob Sahms Memorial Day is Monday, and here at Dove, we’ve created a list of movies that look at the brave soldiers who fought and died to defend our freedom. While the majority of the films have a Dove Approval, a few will require discernment as individuals and families consider how much wartime violence […]

Scoob! Reflects Years of Warner Bros. Animated Excellence

By Jacob Sahms With the direct-to-home media Scoob!, Warner Bros. has reworked the delivery of one of their old animated franchises, that of the detective tag-team of Scooby Doo and his human friends. Created in 1969 in response to the cancellation of their longer-running animated shows because of fears that those shows were too violent, […]

Redeeming Love Producer Says Love Story is a Game-Changer

By Jacob Sahms As a child, Cindy Bond studied classic films like Cecil B. DeMille’s The Ten Commandments, Henry King’s Song of Bernadette, Henry Koster’s The Robe, and then later Hugh Hudson’s Chariots of Fire, loving the musical elements, the great romances, the moments that moved her to laughter and tears. After her husband Steve […]

Your Dove-Approved Mother’s Day List

By Jacob Sahms This Sunday, we celebrate our moms, the women who helped us become who we are. At Dove, we’re always looking for opportunities to celebrate movies and family, so we’ve compiled this list of Dove-approved films for your enjoyment and discussion as we stop to appreciate Mother’s Day. Breakthrough Joyce Smith (Chrissy Metz) […]

The Willoughbys (Netflix): Fixing Family

By Jacob Sahms Netflix’s The Willoughbys, a wild adventure about four underprivileged children who discover life on their own, delivers a high energy, slapstick comedy thanks to the character design of Craig Kellman (Madagascar, Hotel Transylvania, The Addams Family). When the Willougby children take in an abandoned child and find themselves homeless, they hatch a […]

Films to Soothe Your Soul Vol. IV: Find Your Purpose

By Jacob Sahms We live in unexpected and uncertain times, and sometimes, there’s a movie or two that we go to for comfort, a momentary reprieve from the craziness of the world around us. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing thoughts about a few of those movies each week. May they bring you […]

Staying Home Family Films Vol. IV: Fantastic Hope

By Jacob Sahms Here at Dove, we know families always look for films to share with the whole family. While the output of films looks to be slowed for awhile, we’ll be publishing a weekly set of films you can stream to entertain and encourage your family in these strange times. “Don’t stay away too […]

Staying Home Family Films Vol. III: Finding Faith

By Jacob Sahms Here at Dove, we know families always look for films to share with the whole family. While the output of films looks to be slowed for awhile, we’ll be publishing a weekly set of films you can stream to entertain and encourage your family in these strange times. Dear God A fast-talking […]

Staying Home Family Films Vol. II: All the Beautiful Beasts

By Jacob Sahms Here at Dove, we know families always look for films to share with the whole family. While the output of films looks to be slowed for awhile, we’ll be publishing a weekly set of films you can stream to entertain and encourage your family in these strange times. Beauty and the Beast  […]

Staying Home Family Films Vol. I: Singing, Dancing & Swordfighting

By Jacob Sahms Here at Dove, we know families always look for films to share with the whole family. While the output of films looks to be slowed for awhile, we’ll be publishing a weekly set of films you can stream to entertain and encourage your family in these strange times. Annie While the 1982 […]