director: Tim Story

Kevin Hart: What Now?

Effective January 1, 2009, The Dove Foundation review team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R and PG-13 Horror films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we feel [...]

Ride Along 2

"Ride Along 2" continues the story begun in the first film, with Ice Cube and Kevin Hart playing police officers James Payton and Ben Barber. Ben has just become an official police officer, on probation, and is engaged to James' sister, Angela (Tika Sumpter). The story centers on James and Ben [...]

Think Like a Man Too

"Think Like a Man Too" centers around the friends getting together in Las Vegas for a wedding. This movie focuses on the relationships of these friends, each with a different set of problems. Chaos breaks out when the men hold their bachelor party and the women hold the bachelorette party, [...]

Ride Along

Kevin Hart plays Ben, a security guard at a school who longs to become a police officer. When he gets accepted to the police academy, his girlfriend reaches out to her detective brother in hopes that he will be of assistance. Her brother James (Ice Cube) doesn't like Ben much so he offers to take [...]

Think Like a Man

While funny at times, this film was an example of just how low our standards have become when selecting a companion. Men can be shallow and so can women but we are shown just how devious each sex can be when they attempt to get what they want. The premise of this movie is that four women all read [...]

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

October 2, 2007

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

In the latest installment of Fantastic Four, our heroes face a new opponent bent on destroying earth and also reacquaint themselves with an old foe. Action abounds in this exciting adventure as do the product placements. In fact, the film seems to poke a little fun at its own expense by placing [...]

Fantastic Four

December 6, 2005
Fantastic Four was originally scheduled for release shortly after The Incredibles opened last year. The release was delayed because the special effects in The Incredibles would have put Fantastic Four's to shame. Well, I can truley say that the effects were worth the wait but unfortunately, the [...]

Fantastic Four – Filtered

December 6, 2005

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Fantastic Four" is a comic series that stunned a nation when it came out in 1961. The movie's plot involves the team of space explorers looking to advance the human race by studying the activities similar to 'those that, in their opinion, may have started life on earth. The film itself is full [...]

Taxi – Edited

April 12, 2005

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This was a really cute movie. Jimmy Fallon and Queen Latifah come together to make this movie really funny. Queen Latifah is a bike deliverer whose boyfriend is constantly waiting for her and she keeps breaking appointments with him when he is trying to propose. Jimmy Fallon is a goofy cop who [...]


Although they joke about his lack of activity, the young barbers treat Eddie with respect and gather attentively when he shows the proper technique in shaving a customer. Topics freely discussed in the shop include the need for black people to be truthful, opinions on reparation payments, Rosa [...]