actor: Elizabeth Perkins

Must Love Dogs

December 20, 2006
I fail to see why producers of romantic comedies continually cross the line of acceptability for the family audience. Must Love Dogs is yet another example in a very long list of films that blows good taste right out of the water with foul language, sexual dialog, pre-marital sexual relationships [...]

Must Love Dogs – Filtered

December 20, 2005
"Must Love Dogs" is a cute movie about the difficulty of meeting and dating people later in life. The story was good and the acting was decent, but the content left quite a bit to be desired. The lead character is a divorcee who ends up sleeping with two guys during the movie (implied). Her family [...]

Avalon – Edited

September 14, 2005

Dove Approved for All Ages

Avalon takes a look at immigration and Americanization. A Jewish man comes to America with his father and his brothers looking for a new life. But they didn’t wish to lose their heritage, customs, and way of life when they came to the U.S. They settle and they start to make a life for themselves [...]

The Ring Two

I kept racking my brain trying to figure out the plot of Ring 2. I didn’t think there was any place for it to go. While there were some very freaky parts of Ring 2 it lacked the fear of the first. And as far as the plot goes, I think the writers stretched this film too far which showed in its [...]

Miracle on 34th Street (1994)

September 25, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a great remake of the classic. The characters are brilliant and they play their roles flawlessly. It obviously has a more modern feel than the original with the movie set in modern day New York with department stores, lawyers, and the modern conveniences of life today. John Hughes did a [...]

My Sisters Keeper

June 18, 2002

Dove Approved for All Ages

This is a very moving, well done story with excellent acting by all the characters. Despite the differences in the lifestyles of the sisters, both are willing to compromise to find the best solution, even though it means making sacrifices, especially on Judy's part. The love they share is [...]

Cats and Dogs

December 1, 2001

Dove Approved for All Ages

This digitized live action family comedy about power-crazed cats and secret agent dogs pays hysterical homage to the best of Warner Brothers cartoons. And with salutes to the covert plots of “Mission Impossible,” “James Bond” and “Get Smart,” that studio gives us a fanciful farce about [...]

What Girls Learn

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

A wonderful little film! While at times conventional and predictable, this movie pulls together through good writing and convincing acting. Director Rose really knew how to get the performances that she needed from her two young stars, and Elizabeth Perkins really delivers as the charming and [...]

28 Days

“28 Days” doesn’t contain the dramatic impact that, say, “Days of Wine and Roses” did nearly 40 years ago. It is more rehab-lite. Although Ms. Bullock is one of my favorites because she has a vulnerability that even transcends her outward beauty, she lacks the depth to make this character [...]