actor: Stanley Tucci

Show Dogs

Dove Approved for Ages 12+ is celebrating the positive action by Global Road Entertainment in responding to the outpouring of concern from moms around the country. We want to also acknowledge the Dove community, because thanks to you, and to other publishers raising their voices, we now have a new film in theaters [...]

Transformers: The Last Knight

"Transformers: The Last Knight" is the fifth installment of this franchise and features a few good thoughts such as a character's statement that "without personal sacrifice, there can be no victory" and that anyone stepping forward can wind up being a hero. However, other than this, there are a lot [...]

Transformers: Age of Extinction

When Cade Yeager finds a old dilapidated trunk, he brings it home to try and fix it or part it out. Little does he know the change and danger this truck will bring in his life. It is no ordinary truck, it is the body of the Auto-bot Transformer, Optimus Prime. Cade discovers the truth, along [...]

Jack the Giant Slayer

June 18, 2013

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Jack the Giant Slayer" is a retelling of the classic story "Jack and the Beanstalk". In this version, Jack is an unlikely hero when he attempts to rescue the princess who was whisked up into the clouds when Jack's house is raised by the beanstalk. Sometimes campy and at other times funny, this [...]

Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back

October 12, 2010

Dove Approved for All Ages

Our young hero, Comet sneaks into a space ship because he has not yet been added to the astronaut crew list. He accidentally launches the ship with no one else on board and heads for the planet Malgor, he and his parents, Ham and Luna and he-man, Titan visited in the first episode. Comet finds a [...]

The Lovely Bones

Fourteen-year-old Susie Salmon almost receives her first kiss from a boy in her high school. It is interrupted and she leaves after setting up a time to meet the boy at a mall the following Saturday. Unfortunately, Suzie never makes it home. As she crosses the cornfield she comes across a man who [...]

Julie and Julia

This film just missed receiving our Dove Seal due to the utterance of the dreaded F bomb and a strong sexual comment. It's too bad this word and a sexual slang was included as the film could have been awarded our Seal for ages twelve plus. It definitely has its funny moments, including a cooking [...]

The Tale of Despereaux

April 7, 2009

Dove Approved for All Ages

All good fairy tales start with "Once Upon A Time" and so does this lovable tale of a mouse who is different from most mice and an out of town rat who is nothing like his local cousins. "Despereaux" is a wonderful story of courage, honor and decency. It is also a tale of jealousy, hope and [...]

The Devil Wears Prada

Anne Hathaway is to die for. She does a wonderful job in the role and is a joy to watch on screen. Meryl Streep plays an all-business executive who has everyone running around frightened of her. In many cases she doesn't even call her employees by their correct names. Streep portrays Miranda [...]

Lucky Number Slevin – Filtered

The Clear Play filtering does not do much for “Lucky Number Slevin.” For one thing, I got the feeling that some crucial events were edited, making it difficult to understand everything that was happening. Even after the Clear Play editing, the content of this film is still inappropriate and [...]