producer: Joe Roth

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

October 18, 2019

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil may be a misnomer. Her ferocity might frighten some. She may have issues managing her anger. And at times she might even be nasty. But when it comes to fictional fantasy characters, evil is a significant word. Why not instead call her a fierce fae? Or, early in [...]

xXx: The Return of Xander Cage

January 20, 2017
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 [...]

Alice Through the Looking Glass

May 27, 2016

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Alice Through the Looking Glass" is pure imagination and escapism at its best. The characters are delightful, the effects are spectacular, and the story is captivating. Alice returns to Wonderland and is saddened to see the downcast spirit of the Mad Hatter, who thinks he has lost his family but [...]

The Huntsman: Winter’s War

April 22, 2016
"The Huntsman: Winter's War" is the sequel to the first "Huntsman" movie, with Chris Hemsworth reprising his role as "Huntsman"/Eric, and Charlize Theron returning as the queen, Ravenna. Emily Blunt plays Ravenna's sister, Freya, who, following a tragedy, rules her own "icy" kingdom. In this [...]

In the Heart of the Sea

December 11, 2015
"In the Heart of the Sea" is a compelling movie about a quest and survival. For Herman Melville, this journey is about traveling to the lone survivor's home of the ship Essex to find out the story of the fabled great white whale. Was it really that huge? What happened to the men? What details are [...]

Maleficent

May 30, 2014

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Maleficent" is an intensely satisfying movie which will enchant audiences everywhere. It is visually stunning, featuring magical lands and characters, waterfalls, shimmering lakes, and woods that are alive with many creatures. It also features a funny inside joke as Angelina Jolie's character [...]

Heaven is for Real

April 16, 2014

Dove Approved for All Ages

In the Christian community and outside of it, there have always been many conversations surrounding the questions of whether "Heaven is for Real" or not. While many do believe, they are also told that they will never see it until they die. One communities’ faith and understanding become [...]

Oz the Great and Powerful 3D

March 8, 2013

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Oz the movie is great and powerful! It is a feast for the eyes, fuel for the imagination, and a trip to another world for two hours. James Franco is charming as Oscar Diggs, the carnival magician, also known as Oz. He is chased by the Strong Man and takes flight in his balloon. The balloon is [...]

Alice in Wonderland (2010)

March 5, 2010

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Here is an adventure for the imagination! Tim Burton's latest film is a stunning visual feast for the eyes. The characters and surroundings are like magnets, drawing the viewer's attention to the screen. Johnny Depp plays the Mad Hatter and makes the character his own with his unique take on the [...]

Americas Sweethearts

July 18, 2001
Director Joe Roth has created a unique comedy romance that spoofs the world of Hollywood romance with biting sarcasm and witty humor. This hilarious script written by Crystal gives the public a glimpse into the world of a movie press junket and successfully uses the talents of Roberts, Zeta-Jones [...]

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