producer: Allison Abbate

SCOOB! (2020)

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

SCOOB! (2020) is the perfect blend of the decades. Set in modern time, Scooby Doo and the gang use their iPhones and internet search engines to solve the case of Dick Dastardly and the Peruvian canine skull, while 70s cartoon classics, like Muttley, Captain Cave Man, and Jabberjaw, make their cameo [...]

Frankenweenie

January 8, 2013

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Frankenweenie" is a unique movie which is about a boy's love for his dog and the director's love for classic monster movies. What's not to like? In this film you will recognize moments from "Frankenstein", "Bride of Frankenstein", "Gremlins" and other movies including "Godzilla". One character is [...]

Fantastic Mr. Fox

The animation is unique and vivid in this film, and a father fox whose lifestyle causes his family all kinds of problems takes a bit of responsibility in the end. And I just ran out of good things to say because the father, despite owning a job at a newspaper, continues to steal and has his family [...]

Corpse Bride

January 31, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

Tim Burton has always lived in a dark world and this is no exception. One is immediately aware that the real world is rather colorless and the corpse world is bright and colorful. However, with that said, Mr. Burton has directed a touching, heartwarming story of love and loss. The kids in the [...]

Corpse Bride – Filtered

January 31, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Corpse Bride" was a captivating film about the power of true love and how love affects people. The film was a little dark as far as colors but it kept my attention and kept me wondering what was going to happen. It has a wonderful mix of music throughout the film which is a refreshing touch. [...]