writer: Brad Bird

Incredibles 2

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

It's been 14 years; the wait is finally over. America's favorite family of superheroes is back in Disney-Pixar's new action-packed sequel, Incredibles 2. In the final scene of the first installment, the family of five suits up in order to fight crime together as a team, and it is precisely at that [...]

Tomorrowland

October 13, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Tomorrowland" is imaginative with a capital I! The story focuses on a young woman named Casey Newton (Britt Robertson) who is given a small pin from the 1964 World's Fair. When she touches the pin it whisks her into the future. Casey tries to make sense of how the pin ended up in her hands. Her [...]

Ratatouille

November 6, 2007

Dove Approved for All Ages

This movie has some constructive positives. There is a theme of friendship, of being devoted to family, going after one's dream, and the animation is excellently executed. The humorous moments too are plentiful. The voice talent is great, including actors Ian Holm and Brian Dennehy. The film [...]

The Incredibles

March 15, 2005

Dove Approved for All Ages

Incredible is the best way to describe the latest collaboration between Disney and Pixar Studios. This movie reminded my of the cartoons of yesteryear when good triumphed over evil. The film starts with a dysfunctional super hero family that has to deny their special powers because the government [...]

The Incredibles

March 15, 2005

Dove Approved for All Ages

Incredible is the best way to describe the latest collaboration between Disney and Pixar Studios. This movie reminded my of the cartoons of yesteryear when good triumphed over evil. The film starts with a dysfunctional super hero family that has to deny their special powers because the government [...]

Iron Giant

November 16, 2004

Dove Approved for All Ages

The Iron Giant is highly entertaining, with humor aimed at both kids and adults alike. Set in the '50s, it's very anti-gun ("guns kill") and a little severe on the military and government secret agencies (they are the bad guys in this film), but it also deals insightfully with death and spiritual [...]

Batteries Not Included – Edited

April 6, 2004

Dove Approved for All Ages

Spielberg gives us another story dealing with outer space and brings in the power house team of Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy to make it happen. These two actors are so wonderful to watch on screen as they relate to each other. While the story didn't grab me too much, Cronyn and Tandy did. They [...]

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