actor: Mark Hamill

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

A long time ago... in a galaxy far, far away… The Dead Speak! The galaxy has heard a mysterious broadcast, a threat of REVENGE in the sinister voice of the late EMPERIOR PALPATINE. GENERAL LEIA ORGANA dispatches secret agents to gather intelligence, while REY, the last hope of the Jedi, trains [...]

Go Fish!

November 19, 2019

Dove Approved for All Ages

There are a number of lessons Sean O'Reilly's Go Fish! embeds in its environmentally friendly message about how a lowly parrotfish saves the day. Two of the most prominent morals of this story include how (what many might consider) the most menial work should be esteemed, and that anyone can curse [...]

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 [...]

Child’s Play (2019)

The Synopsis: A mother gives her 13-year-old son a toy doll for his birthday, unaware of its more sinister nature. The Review: Thirty-something years after he appeared on the scene in the original Child's Play, Chucky is still killing people. The difference now is why the little doll goes all [...]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Star Wars launches its eighth (ninth if we're counting Rogue One) installment with Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Fans flock to the theaters seeking answers for questions like: Who are Rey's parents? What's happened to Luke while he's been away? Is Supreme Leader Snoke really that big? Rian Johnson's [...]

Bunyan & Babe

March 7, 2017

Dove Approved for All Ages

Instead of being in Delbert County at his grandparents' farm, Travis wishes he were at home, playing video games and using his cell phone. His sister, Whitney, on the other hand, looks at their trip to the farm as a new adventure. Little do they know the real adventure that is in store for them. [...]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

April 5, 2016

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" could be subtitled "The Fandom Awakens." From the opening blast of the title "Star Wars" on the screen to the appearance of Han, Chewbacca, Leia, and Luke in the movie, the audience was rollicking and energized with anticipation. The good news is, the movie delivers a [...]

Go Far: The Christopher Rush Story

June 2, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Go Far: The Christopher Rush Story" is an incredible viewing experience! It is inspiring and dramatic as it shares the true life story of Christopher Rush, who was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy at just seven months old, and yet went on to live an amazing life that some people would envy. Chris [...]

Kingsman: The Secret Service

The word that comes to mind regarding this movie is "Wow," but not in a good way. It is difficult to believe how violent this film is. In one concerning and brutal scene, people kill one another in church—seriously. The people stab one another, punch and shoot one another, one man has a pole [...]

Danger Rangers: Dog Days

December 1, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

Children don't understand the dangers of stray animals. They just believe they are a cute pet and they could put themselves in danger. The fantastic "Danger Rangers" are a wonderful tool to teach your children the safety rules regarding stray animals. They also give them information about taking [...]