writer: Steven Rogers

Love the Coopers

"Love the Coopers" is a movie that does solve a lot of the characters' problems by the conclusion but, boy, do they have problems! Sam and Charlotte (John Goodman and Diane Keaton) have been married for years and have never taken the trip to Africa that Sam wants to take, mainly due to raising a [...]

P.S. I Love You

Although uproariously funny at times, this romantic comedy does not meet Dove's standards as a family-friendly film. There is a one-night-stand between two unmarried characters, strong language, and a lot of sexual comments and innuendos, as well as a brief nudity scene. The premise is a [...]

Kate and Leopold – Edited

October 14, 2003

Dove Approved for All Ages

I love to watch Meg Ryan on this screen. Even though she plays very similar roles, she brings a sparkle and innocent quality to her characters. In "Kate and Leopold," she finds that she is no good with men and has almost given up trying, but dives head-first into her career in advertising. Leopold [...]

Hope Floats

January 9, 2001

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Sometimes the perfect life is not all that it seems to be. This is a heartwarming story about the bumps and bruises when you return home to that small town and everyone knows what happened. There are so many issues that are dealt with in this movie. Not just relationship between a split-up couple [...]

I, Tonya

In what is, by now, likely the most quoted or familiar part of I, Tonya, Tonya Harding (Margot Robbie) chases her then-husband Jeff Gillooly (Sebastian Stan) through the close quarters of their house with a shotgun. She fires it, Jeff narrowly escaping, and clips the edge of a cabinet, wood [...]