writer: John August

Frankenweenie

October 5, 2012

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Frankenweenie" is a unique movie which is about a boy's love for his dog and the director's love for classic monster movies. What's not to like? In this film you will recognize moments from "Frankenstein", "Bride of Frankenstein", "Gremlins" and other movies including "Godzilla". One character is [...]

Corpse Bride

September 23, 2005

Dove Approved for All Ages

Tim Burton has always lived in a dark world and this is no exception. One is immediately aware that the real world is rather colorless and the corpse world is bright and colorful. However, with that said, Mr. Burton has directed a touching, heartwarming story of love and loss. The kids in the [...]

Big Fish

December 19, 2003

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Audiences will be charmed and touched by this “Big Fish” who touches the lives of many. Edward’s adventures go from taming a giant to risking his life during WW II to rescue conjoined twins. Parents are cautioned about the language, a brutal beating and nudity in this film. The nudity is not [...]

Titan A.E.

June 16, 2000

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Every cartoon coming out these days declares, “It doesn’t feel, look or sound like any other animated film, thanks to exciting new technologies and cutting-edge computer imagery.” Well, it does have a lifelike look, but neither the drawing nor the “inventiveness” of "Titan A.E." did much [...]