actor: Michelle Monaghan

Patriots Day

March 28, 2017
"Patriot's Day" is a gripping and gut-wrenching movie that will move viewers and bring a tear to many eyes. It is based on the true events of the bombing at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. Various key members are woven into the telling of the story. Instrumental and important police [...]

Sleepless (2017)

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 [...]


October 27, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Pixels" is made for today's audience, with some nostalgia thrown in for the people of the '80s. The film features songs by Hall and Oates, Queen, and other well-known artists, as well as the popular arcade games of the '80s, including PAC-MAN, Donkey Kong, and Centipede. Teenagers in the '80s and [...]

The Best of Me

"The Best of Me" is a complicated movie about a simple story. James Marsden plays Dawson, a young man who comes from an unloving family. His father is abusive and his brothers do anything Dad says to do. After physical abuse by his father, Dawson finds a garage to sleep in until he is woken by an [...]

Source Code

You might have two reactions if you were to take a bathroom break while seeing this movie. Some people would become lost because the source code is an intricate and detailed science fiction idea about time travel in the sense that people who have been briefly dead can be given a re-assignment to [...]

Due Date

This is a movie about a pair of completely dissimilar people, who are forced by circumstance to travel a long distance together. The two main characters go through several situations together, some awkward, and eventually realize they are buddy material for each other. Robert Downey plays a [...]

Eagle Eye

Shia LaBeouf is funny in this film. There's no question about that. His sarcasm and Smart Aleck remarks infuse the film with some lighter moments, which is very welcome as there are a lot of intense scenes and action. This film barely slows down to take a breath. Learning that someone close to him [...]

Made of Honor

"Made of Honor" is your typical story about a guy who is friends with a girl but is really in love with the girl and doesn't realize it until it's almost too late. He then tries to win her over and show her that he loves her. There are much better versions of this type of romantic comedy that have [...]

Gone Baby Gone

Apparently in Boston, it is impossible for anyone to complete a sentence without using the F word. After only a few minutes, I was unable to keep up with the count so I just stopped. There were several plot twists to this film that writer Affleck managed to tie up in the end but in this reviewer's [...]

The Heartbreak Kid

This film is the story of one man who, tired being of being the only single man he knows besides his father, rushes into a whirlwind marriage with a woman. However, no sooner do they say “I do” when he begins to wish he had said “I don’t.” The complicated situation becomes even more so [...]