actor: Christopher Lee

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

"The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" is a powerful conclusion to the "Hobbit" trilogy. Several reviewers believe it to be the best of the three "Hobbit" films, and I agree. This final journey into Middle Earth comes with a price, which is the dramatic deaths of both villains and a few [...]


March 13, 2012

Dove Approved for All Ages

2011 Crystal Dove Seal Award Winner for Best Adventure - Families will enjoy loving this movie together! Martin Scorsese's love for George Melies and the silent picture age is clearly and lovingly demonstrated in this film. This is a quality production in every sense of the word. First rate acting [...]

The Clone Wars

November 11, 2008

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Lightsabers sparkle once again and battle droids and clone troopers duel in this animated "Star Wars" film. The story takes place between episodes two and three of the last two "Star Wars" films, "Attack of the Clones" and "Revenge of the Sith", which both received the Dove "Family-Approved" Seal [...]

Return from Witch Mountain

October 1, 2003

Dove Approved for All Ages

The two kids, Ike Eisenmann and Kim Richards, that were in the original film "Escape to Witch Mountain" are back again in this wonderful sequel. They play Tony and Tia, brother and sister. As in the first film, they are manipulated to use their "supernatural powers" for evil. They must defeat the [...]

Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones

November 12, 2002

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Many "Star Wars" enthusiasts agree that "Attack of the Clones" was better than "The Phantom Menace," and that the final new "Star Wars" film, "Revenge of the Sith," was the best of the three. "Attack of the Clones" does have some good moments. The story revolves around a grown up Anakin Skywalker, [...]

The Three Musketeers (1973)

April 11, 2000
This is a story about how D'Artagnan became the fourth Musketeer. The movie is filled with comedy and underlying drama as the young man is somewhat clumsy but he can hold his own with a sword. The three Musketeers team up with the newcomer to help the queen, and D'Artagnan must prove he is worthy [...]

In the Beginning

February 20, 2000

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Director Kevin Connor, who last year directed "Mary, Mother of Jesus," energizes the script with well-paced sequences and top-drawer performances. Besides giving the viewer two nights of grade-A entertainment, it may cause a renewed interest in Bible reading. Indeed, while we are giving it a 12+ [...]

The Bible Stories: Moses

September 24, 1996

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

“Moses” is an epic story retold in memorable fashion through dramatic word, visually beautiful special effects and authentic artifacts and costuming. The film follows the life of Moses from Hebrew babe rescued from certain death to adoption into Pharaoh’s palace. The twist comes when Moses [...]