producer: Sam Raimi

The Grudge (2020)

January 3, 2020
The Synopsis: A house is cursed by a vengeful ghost that dooms those who enter it with a violent death. The Review: Set in the early 2000’s, The Grudge (2020) is based on the 2002 film Ju-On: The Grudge. The Grudge begins in medias res—viewers are thrown into the middle of the story with [...]

Don’t Breathe

August 26, 2016
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 [...]

Poltergeist (2015)

May 22, 2015
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies, certain extraordinarily explicit R-rated films and some horror films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As [...]

30 Days of Night

October 19, 2007
Most so-called “scary movies” forgo suspense in favor of blood and gore. Initially, “30 Days of Night” seemed different. The first ten minutes of the film very effectively built up a sense of dread, that something terrifying is coming to prey on the residents of Barrow, Alaska. [...]

The Messengers

February 2, 2007

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Messengers” is a pretty typical ghost story, with plenty of loud noises, creepy-looking ghosts, and other attempts at being spooky. The plot is not very original, and the movie is very slow-paced; I wasn’t able to get interested in any of the characters, either. Also, I found the truth [...]

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