actor: Jason Isaacs

SCOOB! (2020)

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

SCOOB! (2020) is the perfect blend of the decades. Set in modern time, Scooby Doo and the gang use their iPhones and internet search engines to solve the case of Dick Dastardly and the Peruvian canine skull, while 70s cartoon classics, like Muttley, Captain Cave Man, and Jabberjaw, make their cameo [...]

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Dove Review: In the world of Thra, a crystal provides the power for the entire world. There are several different “peoples” represented through the story that was first spun out of the collaboration of Jim Henson, Frank Oz, and Brian Froud, the visual designer. For quite some time, the [...]

A Cure for Wellness

Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R, PG-13 and PG-13 Horror rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative [...]

John Wick

Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R and PG-13 rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we [...]

Fury (2014)

Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R-rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we feel that we [...]

The Patriot – Edited

June 28, 2005

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This movie was originally rated R for strong war violence. In the edited version there is still a war, but there is none of the graphic, bloody violence of the original. You can tell that people are dying, but there isn't blood and guts spilling out everywhere. Basically, Mel Gibson plays an early [...]

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

The film’s spectacular visual effects and action are impressive, but its 161-minute running time and underlying darkness are a bit trying. The sequel is more frightening and violent than the original. And the lighting scheme is dark with daylight hardly ever shown. Harry and his friends’ [...]

Sweet November

THE GOOD:...First of all I have to warn you I am going to reveal a secret plot point that’s necessary for me to include in warning the parents of teens and kids. With that said, Reeves and Theron have definite romantic chemistry together which makes this story entertaining despite the fact that [...]

Patriot

First, the good news: the film depicts the honor, bravery, sacrifice, courage and determination our forefathers displayed while facing down tyrannical King George and his trained army. Also, emotional threads weave throughout the story, binding people together. For instance, one farmer who [...]