actor: Brendan Fraser

Gimme Shelter (2014)

April 29, 2014

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This movie offers hope! It is based on a true story and features knock out performances by Vanessa Hudgens as Agnes "Apple" Bailey, Ann Dowd as Kathy, the director of the home for pregnant teen girls, Brendan Fraser as Apple's dad Tom, Rosario Dawson as Apple's selfish mother June, and James Earl [...]

The Nut Job

April 15, 2014

Dove Approved for All Ages

This marvelous film is about the power of unity and friendship. Surly the squirrel (voiced by Will Arnett) is out to find nuts for himself and isn't concerned about the needs of the entire park, including the female squirrel Andie (Katherine Heigl) or Raccoon (Liam Neeson) or any other member of [...]

Escape from Planet Earth

June 4, 2013

Dove Approved for All Ages

Finally, a family movie that your entire family can enjoy together! Everyone in the family will love this charming animated movie where aliens and their family may look strange to us but are not so very different then our familes here on earth. Scorch and his brother Gary are from the planet Baab. [...]

Furry Vengeance

August 17, 2010

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Fraser and Furry are Family Friendly! Fraser is Funny in Furry! Enjoy a Furry good time with your Family! Sorry, I couldn't resist. If you enjoy slapstick comedy, this is the film for you. Brendan Fraser is a likable good guy in this movie, and he plays a family man named Dan Sanders who is [...]

Extraordinary Measures

"Extraordinary Measures" is one of those rare films that has a heart. As we follow the struggles of a family with two children who likely won't make it to their 9th birthdays, we experience the anger and frustration as they have to deal with lots of red tape in their efforts to gain the use of a [...]

Inkheart

April 17, 2009

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Can you imagine reading a book out loud, then before you know it some of the characters come to life? If you love Brendan Fraser movies add this one to your list. Here he plays Mo, also called Silver Tongue, and he has the ability to bring characters out of a book when he reads about them aloud. [...]

Journey to the Center of the Earth

October 28, 2008

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

I loved this movie! It's like taking a joy ride at a theme park for 90 minutes. In other words, it's a whole lot of fun. The viewing is enhanced by a great 3-D experience. At one point a creature jumped off the screen and alarmed my son who nearly jumped into the next seat! The 3-D imagery is that [...]

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

There's plenty of action in this film for those who enjoy their movies moving along at the speed of light. And yet it slows down long enough here and there to concentrate on the troubles brewing between explorer Rick O'Connell (Brendan Fraser) and his son Alex, played by Luke Ford. Alex is a chip [...]

Crash – Filtered

September 6, 2005

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Set in Los Angeles, "Crash" is a film with multiple storylines involving people from various walks of life. It is very moving in that it tries to portray the oftentimes severe effect that racism has on everyday life. A variety of characters include white cops, Persian shop-owners, a Latino [...]

Crash

Prior to seeing this film I hadn’t construed a common theme other than the lives of several groups of people intersect because of an accident. It didn’t take much time to derive racism and stereotypes as the focal points. The writers effectively addressed their opinions on the prevalence of [...]