actor: Anne Hathaway

Ocean’s 8

There is a rug under Ocean's 8 at all times: it just lies there, and in the audience's seat, we thoroughly anticipate that final yank out from under us. Do we know everything we can know about the score? Are these women—thieves and other various types of crooks, to be sure—as trustworthy as can [...]

Alice Through the Looking Glass

October 18, 2016

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Alice Through the Looking Glass" is pure imagination and escapism at its best. The characters are delightful, the effects are spectacular, and the story is captivating. Alice returns to Wonderland and is saddened to see the downcast spirit of the Mad Hatter, who thinks he has lost his family but [...]

The Intern

"The Intern" features two really solid performances from Anne Hathaway, as Jules Ostin, and Robert De Niro, as her senior citizen intern, Ben Whittaker. Jules is the founder of an online fashion website, and she works a lot of hours. In fact, she barely sees her stay-at-home husband, Matt, who is [...]


Space travelers unite! Here is a movie that will have you on the edge of ... the galaxy. Cooper was trained as an astronaut but now farms with his father-in-law and his two children. They raise corn because it seems to be the only thing that grows these days. If that weren't bad enough, they are [...]

Rio 2

August 15, 2014

Dove Approved for All Ages

What's not to love about "Rio 2"? The movie features great songs, humor, fantastic nature scenes, and great voice work too, including the likes of Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg and George Lopez. The plot features Blu and Jewel taking a trip to the Amazon where they find Jewel's father and an old [...]

Les Miserables (2012)

Here is a depressing story for bored viewers on Christmas day. This is a movie version abbreviated from the musical "Les Miserables." While the songs and drama come straight from the popular Broadway show, the cast is from Hollywood. In the first part of the film the viewer is treated to actors [...]

One Day

The movie opens with a date of July 15, 1988, and continues to update on that same day and month, July 15, until finally we finish at July 15, 2011. A lot happens in between to both Emma Morley (Anne Hathaway) and her best friend, sometimes lover, Dex Mayhew (Jim Sturgess). She is the steady one of [...]


August 2, 2011

Dove Approved for All Ages

"Rio" is a remarkable visually breath-taking adventure with vivid colors and plenty of action. There is some humor too that the adults will appreciate along with the kids. A lively opening sequence kicks it off with a peppy song about Rio and a bird's tail shaking to the rhythm. Then we are [...]

Love and Other Drugs

Jamie, the character Jake Gyllenhaal plays in this movie, has been a skirt-chaser, womanizer with only one thing on his mind. When he meets Maggie (Anne Hathaway), he still only has one thing on his mind for awhile. However, after a passionate love affair cools off he realizes that the relationship [...]

Alice in Wonderland (2010)

June 1, 2010

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Here is an adventure for the imagination! Tim Burton's latest film is a stunning visual feast for the eyes. The characters and surroundings are like magnets, drawing the viewer's attention to the screen. Johnny Depp plays the Mad Hatter and makes the character his own with his unique take on the [...]