producer: Susan Downey

Dolittle (2020)

January 17, 2020

Dove Approved for All Ages

The Synopsis: A physician discovers that he can talk to animals. The Review: As a windbreaker '90s kid, I'm accustomed to an Eddie Murphy Dolittle. The 1998 Dr. Dolittle film focuses more on Dolittle rediscovering his childhood gift of talking with animals. Though Dr. Dolittle was a [...]

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

December 16, 2011
The filmmakers do a nice job in recreating Victorian England. The sets including the train stations and carriages and homes and are all period and carry the viewer back to this historic time, namely 1891. Unfortunately, the movie caters to modern audiences, meaning the literary hero Holmes is [...]

Sherlock Holmes

December 25, 2009
In this version of the exploits of the famous detective and his partner we find a much more down to earth and vulnerable Sherlock Holmes. Action and adventure abound in this fast-paced film. We learn about the private lives of the two colleagues (Holmes and Watson) created by Arthur Conan Doyle. [...]

Whiteout

September 11, 2009
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 [...]

The Brave One

September 14, 2007
This is a riveting psychological thriller, rife with fear and one woman's reaction to it. Jodie Foster gives a very strong performance in her role as the victim of violence, as she suffers both a beating herself, and the loss of her fiance'. As she declares in the film, she becomes a very different [...]