writer: Dana Fox


May 28, 2021

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Emma Stone stars as Cruella de Vil, the villain of Disney’s animated 101 Dalmatians, prior to her arrival as the cigarette-smoking, Darling family-terrorizing animal killer. When the audience meets Cruella, she’s still going by Estella, the daughter of a poor seamstress. Entered in a posh [...]

Isn’t It Romantic

The Synopsis A young woman disenchanted with love mysteriously finds herself trapped inside a romantic comedy. The Review: Isn’t It Romantic? The title is a good question about the film. And the answer may not be completely clear. The film spends much energy making fun of tropes that fill (or [...]

How To Be Single

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

What Happens in Vegas

There are not too many things more boring than a comedy that doesn't elicit laughs. This one drags for awhile before managing to be funny in spots somewhere along the final third of the movie. The premise is that a young couple meet in Las Vegas; she's looking for a good time after being dumped [...]

The Wedding Date – Filtered

August 16, 2005
In order to prove that life is good, Kat hires a male escort, Nick, to pose as her boyfriend and accompany her to her sister’s wedding in England. Her ex-fiancé is the best man in the wedding and Kat is determined to make him completely sorry that he broke up with her. While Kat and Nick both [...]

The Wedding Date

THE GOOD: Debra Messing and Dermot Mulroney do a pretty good job in this comedy. I felt like I was watching a young Sylvester Stallone who could actually act. The music was good and so was the photography. There are also some pretty wonderful scenes of the English countryside. Forgiveness is a [...]