actor: Madeline Zima

The Collector

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 [...]

Second Chances

November 1, 2007

Dove Approved for All Ages

While there may be plenty of movies about horses and even more about getting a new lease on life, none I have viewed recently were as touching and complete as "Second Chances." This film was one of the most inspirational depictions of forgiveness and determination I have ever seen. With wonderful [...]

A Cinderella Story

July 16, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

As in all fairy tales, good wins over evil in stark black and white. Sam is so good while Fiona and her daughters are so bad that it’s hard to connect with any of them. Sam makes straight As, works long hours at the diner, does all of the cooking and cleaning at home, and still looks beautiful. [...]

The Sandy Bottom Orchestra

Dove Approved for All Ages

Told from the perspective of the Greens' 14-year-old daughter Rachel (Madeline Zima from “The Nanny”), this is a delightful piece of Americana. It deals with self-discovery and finding contentment. What pleased me was the fact that Mid-America was not ridiculed and the local minister was a [...]