producer: Lawrence Bender

Safe (2012)

April 27, 2012
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R-rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we feel that we [...]

Inglourious Basterds

August 21, 2009
Death and revenge. These are two words which descriptively explain at least part of the plot of this movie. The film opens in France, a German-occupied France, and Shosanna Dreyfus (Melanie Laurent) sees the graphic murder of her family by Colonel Hans Landa (Christopher Waltz), a Nazi. She escapes [...]

Inconvenient Truth, An

June 27, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

Aside from the expected political jabs directed at the current administration, "An Inconvenient Truth" proved to be an extremely interesting film containing no overtly objectionable material. While some may argue that the idea of global warming is akin to a conspiracy theory, in this film the [...]

The Great Raid

August 12, 2005
This film was very well done. The story was well written, acting was superb, and the fight scenes very realistic and not exaggerated. Although a comparison probably isn't fair, but the movie had a similar feel to "Saving Private Ryan", although this film was based on actual events. Not only was [...]

Anna And The King

December 17, 1999

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

At last, a Hollywood production of a great romance, wonderfully acted and beautifully executed – with nary a swear word in the entire production. It is splendidly photographed, with director Tennant using color and movement much like Akira Kurosawa. Chow Yun-Fat has stepped into, or should I [...]