writer: Adam McKay

Vice

December 25, 2018
The Synopsis The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as vice president to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today. The Review Vice is a play on words, and director Adam McKay treats it [...]

Ant-Man

July 17, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Ant-Man" is a pleasant surprise, much better than I anticipated. Sure, it's a Marvel movie, and most everyone loves Marvel, but who would have thought a movie about a man who shrinks to become "Ant-Man" would be any good? Yet it is, and very good, at that. It is action-packed, funny, and features [...]

Get Hard

March 27, 2015
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 [...]

The Other Guys

August 6, 2010
"The Other Guys" uses Mark Wahlberg as the straight man and Will Ferrell (of course) as the funny man in this film that attempts to make jokes out of things not always considered funny. In fact, a crooked financial adviser in the story is not something a lot of people will roar at in light of [...]

Step Brothers

July 25, 2008
This movie produces some very funny moments, with Brennan (Will Ferrell) and Dale (John C. Reilly) both acting like 12-year olds instead of their age, which happens to be forty. They don Chewbacca masks from "Star Wars" and act like pirates and get upset at each other like kids and have fun [...]

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

August 4, 2006
Will Ferrell has done it again! Unfortunately, what he has done is to co-write one of the most foul mouthed, irreverent spoofs of all time. Not only are we exposed to a barrage of language from the adults, but the kids get into the act as well. In fact, Ricky Bobbie's kids are two of the most [...]

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