actor: Bonnie Hunt

Cars 3

Dove Approved for All Ages

It’s been a while since I heard a theater crowd applaud at the end of the movie. It wasn’t a passionate, emotional applause, but definitely a joyful, grateful appreciation for a positively delightful evening out with the kids. This third installment in the Cars franchise takes us back to the [...]

Zootopia

June 7, 2016

Dove Approved for All Ages

"Zootopia" is a delightful family film. It has everything that makes a good movie: great characters, a wonderful theme of going for your dream, and humor with a capital "H"! A rookie bunny cop named Judy Hopps (voiced by Ginnifer Goodwin) is determined to succeed as an officer, despite those who [...]

Cars – Filtered

November 7, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

As it was in the theatre, this filtered version of Cars is easily approved as a fun, family friendly movie! Lightening McQueen learns valuable lessons about friendship and loyalty. He also learns the importance of doing a job right the first time and giving it your best when he destroys a road and [...]

Cars

November 7, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

This movie was enjoyable to watch. It had a pretty good story for a film that had a plot about animated racing cars. Director John Lasseter also directed the "Toy Story" movies and he always does a quality job. The story is about Lightning McQueen and how at first he only cares about himself and [...]

Cheaper By The Dozen 2 – Filtered

May 23, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

This was a humorous film taking a closer look at the Baker family. Steve Martin does a wonderful job, as usual, in his role as the father in the movie. The parents are positive role models, back each other up and stick together on their discisions. There are some humorous moments and plenty of fun [...]

Cheaper by the Dozen 2

May 23, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

This sequel is family friendly and delves into the relationships of the Baker family. The film opens with one daughter ready to move to New York and another daughter about to move to Houston with her new husband. Tom Baker talks his wife into sharing a family vacation before school starts and [...]

Cheaper By the Dozen – Edited

September 14, 2004

Dove Approved for All Ages

This was a really fun movie to view. The cast was excellent with some old faces and a slew of new faces that really made this movie work. The story line was really interesting. Tom had to choose between his "team of 12" family or the football team that he's wanted to coach for a really long time. [...]

Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)

April 6, 2004

Dove Approved for All Ages

I laughed out loud at some of the funny moments in this film. When Tom Baker (Steve Martin) gives a eulogy near the end of the film for a family frog which just passed on to that great lilypad in the sky, it is hilarious. The premise of the film is that Baker is offered a coaching job for a top [...]

Return To Me

The producers and the studio set out to make a gentle, romantic comedy. So why is there so much objectionable language in a PG film? A few years ago, a film with seven profanities and twelve obscenities – some from a toddler who repeats them after hearing his father say them, would have [...]

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