producer: Anthony Bregman

Every Day

February 23, 2018
This film originated from a New York Times bestseller by the same title, a young adult fantasy romance by David Levithan. The novel has been highly acclaimed as an eye-opener for teens to consider gender issues, especially as it relates to identity by presenting the idea that our personhood is not [...]

The Circle (2017)

April 28, 2017
"The Circle" is an engaging and thought-provoking film, enhanced by wonderful performances. It stars Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega, and Bill Paxton in, sadly, his last film before he passed away. He plays a girl's father who is battling muscular dystrophy. Mae Holland (Watson) lands a solid [...]

Collateral Beauty

December 16, 2016
Howard is a prominent businessman and owns 60 percent of an advertising company. But he turns his back on both the company and his family after the loss of his 6-year-old daughter. Now he just spends his time playing dominoes, riding his bike and writing letters to "Love," "Time" and "Death." When [...]

American Ultra

August 21, 2015
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R, PG-13 and PG-13 Horror rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative [...]

Our Idiot Brother

August 26, 2011
The character of Ned in this film (Paul Rudd) is an innocent character in a way, trusting, but he makes bad decisions and pays the price for it. When he drops something on a crowded subway he hands a character his money to hold onto while he searches for it. He also counts his money in front of [...]

The Ex

May 11, 2007
Language aside, this is a very funny and poignant movie. New parents Tom and Sofia are having a hard time finding happiness with social norms, leaving them at odds with each other. When Sofia’s ex-boyfriend becomes part of Tom and Sofia’s lives, chaos ensues and they are forced to be honest [...]

Friends with Money

April 21, 2006
"Friends with Money" reminds me of "The Big Chill" in many ways, but is much more obscene: A group of friends, in their mid 40's, and life's problems impacting their relationships plus some sexual relationships and that just about sums up the entire film. I feel it is very realistic in its [...]

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

March 20, 2004
This is a comedy with underlying sadness and misery throughout. No character has joy or hope in this story about real, relational choices — whether to accept the reality of flawed relationships or to reject reality and live in utter discontent. The commendable themes, however, are accompanied [...]