actor: Alexander Skarsgård

The Legend of Tarzan (2016)

"The Legend of Tarzan" is a very entertaining film featuring battles between gorillas and Tarzan, between tribesman and soldiers, and between Tarzan and the soldiers. Alexander Skarsgård makes a very fit (as in buff) and serious-minded Tarzan. He has to deal with a lot of grim situations, [...]

The Giver

November 25, 2014

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Giver" is an intriguing tale of a society that has chosen to ignore memories and emotions in order to suppress negative thoughts, jealousy, violence, romance and faith. The story begins "after the ruin" and we are exposed to a world without grief, color or independent thinking. Conformity is [...]

Battleship

"Battleship" has some good moments but, if you will pardon the expression, it is a bit overblown. It is inspired by the Hasbro game, a naval strategy game, and it’s an alien-invasion movie. In some ways it is a bit more interesting than the "Transformers" films but one could hardly compare it to [...]

Straw Dogs

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 [...]

Mute

When his girlfriend goes missing in the grungy, neon-ridden world of a futuristic Berlin, bartender Leo (Alexander Skarsgard) takes up the mantle of amateur gumshoe to solve the crime. Due to an accident that took place at a young age, Leo is unable to speak. This, coupled with his Amish [...]

Moomins and the Comet Chase

Dove Approved for All Ages

Dove has had second thoughts on this movie, since we reviewed it in 2016. Based on the book Comet in Moominland by Tove Jannsson, a Swedish book first published in 1946, this delightful animated movie is narrated by the late, great Max Von Sydow. His distinctive voice lends itself well to this [...]