actor: Joey King

Slender Man

Based on the trailer, Slender Man looks like it has a lot to offer: a skinny monster conjured from internet lore, angsty teens, plenty of the occult, jump-scares, dimly-lit scenes, violence, and a general feeling dread. As far as horror movies go, this one fits the mold neatly. Dove.org did not [...]

Wish Upon

The Dove Team opted not to review this movie. Our report is therefore limited to the business information (title, rating, distributor, producer, director, actors, etc), synopsis, and the content [...]

Going in Style (2017)

"Going in Style" is a laugh-out-loud, humor-filled movie that features Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Alan Arkin, and Ann-Margret. An example of the humor is when a doctor tells Willie (Freeman) that he needs a new kidney. "I'll look on eBay," Willie replies. Willie is good friends with Joe (Caine) [...]

The Boxcar Children

August 5, 2014

Dove Approved for All Ages

"The Boxcar Children" is a warm and wonderful film that the entire family can enjoy watching together. The animation is terrific, featuring meadows, scenes in the woods, snow, and warm and vibrant colors. Its simple story and remarkable cast (including Martin Sheen and J.K. Simmons) makes for an [...]

Ramona and Beezus

November 9, 2010

Dove Approved for All Ages

This cute and heartwarming film is about the strength of family in tough times. Even though Ramona and Beezus don't always get along - and in fact the older gets mad at the younger in classic sibling style - they also band together when times are hard. Beezus pretends to be a bit of a tough [...]

The Boxcar Children: Surprise Island

Dove Approved for All Ages

Surprise Island takes place during a lovely and simpler time unencumbered by the distractions and dangers of today. Based on the Boxcar Children book series mysteries by Gertrude Chandler Warner, this animated feature invites us to a colorfully peaceful place of no phones, computers or electronics [...]