writer: Judd Apatow

This is 40

December 21, 2012
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 [...]

Funny People

July 31, 2009
This movie is supposed to be about funny people but some of the topics are not funny. A man has an affair with a married woman. A fist fight results from this conflict. Another man likes a woman but she sleeps with one of his friends after the friend gets her drunk. A man learns he is dying and [...]

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

December 21, 2007
This film is a humorous tale about a fictional character who is the blended personalities of several famous musicians throughout history. The film is very “laugh out loud” funny. The themes of this film however are extremely mature. From the language to the full frontal nudity, this film [...]

Knocked Up

June 1, 2007
At the heart of this film is a good story about making the best out of a bad situation and doing what is right. However, this movie, “Knocked Up”, was not approved by Dove for several reasons, including sexuality, language, nudity, and drug use throughout the film. After a one-night stand, an [...]

Fun With Dick And Jane (2005)

December 21, 2005
Téa Leoni and Jim Carrey have some really funny scenes together and I think their on screen chemistry is wonderful. Their first night as "criminals" is pretty funny. She doesn't think he is going to really rob anybody and makes fun of him as he messes up one attempt after another. I didn't see [...]

The 40-Year-Old Virgin

August 19, 2005
Well, it's no surprise that I could have waited another 40 years before I saw this film. As the title implies, the main character is still a virgin. For almost 2 hours the viewer is inundated with every virgin joke ever told. The rest of the time, we are put through a barrage of language that [...]