producer: Albert Berger

Little Miss Sunshine

This film is basically about a cross country road trip with an extremely dysfunctional family. And while it may be reflective of many American families, Dove CANNOT recommend that you share this film with your family. The language and life choices made by these characters are extreme, unpleasant, [...]

Bee Season

April 4, 2006
It's unfortunate that "Bee Season" cannot be approved due to language because the overarching theme of the movie is one worthy of discussion. It's a deeply moving story about a Jewish family and their individual pursuits of a one-on-one relationship with God. Be prepared! This is by no means a [...]

Bee Season – Filtered

April 4, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Bee Season" met my standard for a good movie- I wasn’t able to figure it all out in the first half hour. It delves into the personal lives of a family and shows each person’s struggle to find what makes them whole. Be aware that there is a dramatic scene where the daughter is convulsing while [...]

The Ice Harvest – Filtered

February 28, 2006
"The Ice Harvest" had some big names, but that certainly doesn’t make for a good movie as it was about murder, larceny and cover-ups. There was too much violence, even in the filtered version, to come close to being a good family-centered movie. There’s a reason "The Ice Harvest" was [...]

Peanut Butter Falcon

Dove Approved for 18+

Dove Review: Tyler (Shia LaBeouf) can’t forgive himself for a car crash that changed his family forever. Guided by pent-up anger and financial struggles, he catches a greedy, gnarly fishing company’s gear on fire and steals a boat to hide out on the local North Carolina river. Five minutes [...]