actor: Billy Connolly

Brave

November 13, 2012

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Brave" delivers a good time for the family! The animation is fantastically executed and the voice work is top notch. It features Emma Thompson as Queen Elinor and Kelly Macdonald as Merida. Merida is told by her mother that there will be suitors for her hand in marriage. One problem, she doesn't [...]

Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties

October 10, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

Bill Murray once again voices the lazy but lovable Garfield, who plots to hinder Jon from proposing to his girlfriend, as Garfield believes he will no longer receive the attention he craves. Garfield hides in Jon's luggage, along with Odie, and they travel to England with Jon, who follows his [...]

Lemony Snickets Series of Unfortunate Events – Edited

June 22, 2005

Dove Approved for All Ages

I really loved this movie. I read all of Lemony Snicket's books, and I found that unlike most other movies that were made about a book or a series of books, this one followed the others quite closely. In the beginning of the movie the narrator warns all viewers: if you are looking for a story with [...]

Timeline – Edited

July 16, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is an action-packed film with good costuming and fighting scenes. I had thoughts of Indiana Jones along with The Matrix running in my mind, while watching this. There are almost metaphysical elements with the time machine: current day people watching the action of 600 years ago through their [...]

Columbo: Murder with too Many Notes

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Nothing new here. A snob kills his protégé. The lieutenant suspects him for no reason other than he doesn’t seem to trust rich, successful, tall sophisticates. Then the crumpled detective seeks out the minutest clues, and voila, the criminal is caught. Hey, if you think I just gave away the [...]

Everlasting Piece, An

Funny and often poignant, this story of two blue-collar blokes gives us a fully dimensional view of life and hopes in a country torn by religious and political strife. Unfortunately, the language is also blue collar. While religious dogma is a part of their lives, the commands of God’s Word seem [...]

Mrs. Brown

July 22, 1997

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

A dramatized, and most likely, fictionalized look at the grieving Queen Victoria after the death of her husband Prince Albert. Enter the roguish John Brown, hired as a horseman who’s job it is to give the queen some exercise and fresh air. Soon he becomes a confidant, chief aide and, it is [...]