actor: David Thewlis

The Theory of Everything

"The Theory of Everything" features strong performances from Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones as Stephen Hawking and his wife Jane. She cares for him despite his ALS diagnosis and its devastating effects on his life. He is a brilliant physicist, but they make a bit of an odd couple because he [...]

The War Horse

April 3, 2012

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This movie soars in an epic way! It's simplistic story-telling and awesome visuals light up the screen in a way which is magical! The viewer will experience just about every emotion while watching this winner made by, not surprisingly, an expert in the field of direction named Steven Spielberg. [...]

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

March 10, 2009

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a powerful movie that will move you emotionally unless you have a heart of stone. The atrocities of Nazi, Germany led by Hitler and his commandants are realistically portrayed in this well-made film. The performance of the child actors, Asa Butterfield as young Bruno, and Jack Scanlon as [...]

Kingdom of Heaven – Filtered

October 11, 2005
"Kingdom of Heaven" took place during the 12th century crusades, where a blacksmith loses his family and almost his faith. Balian (The blacksmith) journeys to the Holy Land in hopes to find forgiveness from God, for himself and his wife. Balian meets his father,Godfrey who when he dies passes his [...]

Kingdom of Heaven

Director Sir Ridley Scott (Blackhawk Down, Gladiator, Hannibal) really knows how to make an epic film. Just like he did with Gladiator, Scott creates a film where one man becomes a hero due to his own inner strength, character, and circumstances. Orlando Bloom (Lord of the Rings, Blackhawk Down, [...]

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

There are some wonderfully creative fantasy elements in Rowling’s work, but each Harry Potter movie seems to get darker and more frightening and violent than its predecessor. In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, the Dementors are faceless creatures with scary mouths and claw-type hands [...]

Dragonheart – Filtered

January 19, 1999

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

I thought "Dragonheart" was an ok movie. The story was good and the dragon was very realistic, but the acting was a bit corny, especially during the battle scenes. Overall it was a pretty clean movie with good lessons about loyalty, friendship and honor. The voice of Sean Connery was perfect for [...]