actor: Kelly Preston

The Last Song

August 17, 2010

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Although the lead character, Ronnie (Miley Cyrus), begins the film as an angry, emotionally closed-off teenager who yells at and disrespects her father, this only leads to the eventual lessons of forgiveness and love that she learns. Her father shows the value of unconditional love, which Ronnie [...]

Old Dogs

March 9, 2010

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

The old dogs still have it. Both Robin Williams and John Travolta are funny in this new Disney film, and they mesh well playing long time friends, Dan and Charlie. They have moved up in the ranks in marketing at their jobs and are near closing a sweet deal with a Japanese firm. Then Dan (Williams) [...]

Death Sentence

Kevin Bacon gives a good performance in “Death Sentence” as a man who decides to administer his own brand of vigilante justice after his son is murdered. When he hears that his son’s killer will likely spend only 3 to 5 years in prison, he seeks violent revenge and sinks to the level of the [...]

Sky High

November 29, 2005

Dove Approved for All Ages

It was great to see Kurt Russell go back to his roots in this action packed super hero movie from Disney. Made in the classic tradition, "Sky High" flies up to a super level of fun for the family. Lessons are learned about the value of friendship and family as these super kids learn how to get [...]

Dr. Seuss: The Cat In The Hat – Edited

May 4, 2004

Dove Approved for All Ages

This version of the Classic Dr. Suess book The Cat In The Hat is not what most of us growing up reading Dr. Suess expect. This Cat in the Hat is a cat that tries to take Conrad and Sally, two young kids for a day of mischief and fun. The kids get in all kinds of trouble because of the cat, but in [...]

Dr. Seuss The Cat in the Hat

March 16, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Funny and fast-paced from beginning to end, this film should be added to your holiday list of things to do. Each character brings something to the film with a terrific supporting cast and a cat in Mike Myers that is purrrrrrrrrfect. All things considered, "The Cat in the Hat" is acceptable for [...]

What a Girl Wants

August 5, 2003

Dove Approved for All Ages

"What a Girl Wants" positively portrays the bonds between parents and children and the sacrifices of family love, and it has few offensive [...]