writer: Dan Gilroy

Roman Israel, Esq.

If Denzel Washington is going to continue to choose films that revolve entirely around him, his characters had better be dynamic and significant. Unfortunately, Roman J. Israel, Esq., the lead character of the film by the same name, is neither. Roman is a lawyer with a quirky persona who possesses [...]


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 [...]

Two for the Money

January 17, 2006
I don't know why good actors even want to be in films like this. The entire film is depressing and negative. It deals with greed, one of man's worst attributes. Walter Abrams plays off of other people's gambling addiction and doesn't care who he hurts along the way. In one scene Walter, who is in [...]

Two for the Money – Filtered

January 17, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Al Pacino and Matthew McConaughey give good performances in "Two for the Money." This typical Hollywood film of today takes two large actors and places them into a world that would, under any other circumstance, be entirely boring. In the illegal world of sports betting, there exists an entirely [...]