producer: Jennifer Fox

Roman Israel, Esq.

If Denzel Washington is going to continue to choose films that revolve entirely around him, his characters had better be dynamic and significant. Unfortunately, Roman J. Israel, Esq., the lead character of the film by the same name, is neither. Roman is a lawyer with a quirky persona who possesses [...]


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

Michael Clayton

This film is a high quality and well-written tale that takes place inside a most seedy environment. As the story unfolds, the audience is privy to many moral and ethical decisions both good and bad. While the story was quite interesting, there was an excessive amount of crude language. Once again, [...]


June 20, 2006
I found this film to be very slow moving and tremendously disjointed. It was very difficult to follow the relationships and connections between all the characters. In addition, the point of the story was not clear. It seems that Stephen Gaghan wants to convey that people will do extraordinary [...]

Syriana – Filtered

June 20, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This movie was extremely slow and very difficult to follow. It went back and forth from character to character and was hard to understand how they all intertwined with one another. The story line seemed to be disjointed. It is recommended as the ClearPlay version cleans it up for ages twelve and [...]