actor: Ossie Davis


January 30, 2001

Dove Approved for All Ages

"Dinosaur" gets a little violent at times, with the fire and destruction of the meteor shower and with dinosaurs fighting and sometimes eating each other. I think some of these scenes would be a little frightening for young children. This violence is the only reason for the PG rating that I could [...]

Finding Buck McHenry

Dove Approved for All Ages

Although this is acceptable family fare, I found it abysmal. Dreadful attempts at humor, poor acting, and selfish, thoughtless behavior on the part of the lead made this difficult to sit through. And let’s not forget those huge credibility gaps. Buck McHenry goes into hiding for forty years. So [...]

Dr. Dolittle (1998)

August 3, 1999
This film could have been a funny family film. Instead, the language under our Dove content area knocks it out of our approval perimeter. There is strong language and many crude words. There is everything in it from rat flatulence to a monkey drinking. There is also sexual innuendo in it but it is [...]