actor: Oakes Fegley

The Goldfinch

The Synopsis: A boy in New York is taken in by a wealthy Upper East Side family after his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Review: A young Theo (Oakes Fegley) and his mom visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art; the story that follows is the aftermath of a bombing [...]

Wonderstruck

Dove Approved for All Ages

Wonderstruck is wonderful! Though cloaked in tragedy and loss, this movie is utterly enchanting. Produced in the vein of Brian Selznick’s other acclaimed, illustrated novel-turned-film, The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Wonderstruck, too, follows the journey of a boy and a girl, albeit they are in [...]

Pete’s Dragon

November 29, 2016

Dove Approved for All Ages

"Pete's Dragon" will inspire a sense of awe in your family. It is a wonderful movie experience. The live action is seamlessly mixed with CGI, and it's so realistic that anyone might think a dragon named Elliot could fly around somewhere in the woods. The movie is today's "E.T." It has similarities [...]

The War with Grandpa

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

When Grandpa (Robert De Niro) begrudgingly moves in with his insistent daughter, Sally (Uma Thurman) and family, he’s given his 12-year-old grandson, Peter’s (Oakes Fegley) room. Peter gets bumped to the ratty, batty, dusty attic, and begins to stew. The family loves Grandpa, and shares an [...]