writer: Robert L. Baird

Ferdinand

Dove Approved for All Ages

Based on the popular children’s book of the same name, Ferdinand is a delightful, must-see family adventure with a powerful message. In a world where his kind are viewed as angry and beastly, Ferdinand (John Cena, Colin H. Murphy) the bull is the exact opposite. Gentle, well-meaning and clumsy, [...]

Monsters University

October 29, 2013

Dove Approved for All Ages

This is a delightful imaginative movie for the entire family. The animation is bursting with vivid colors and is eye candy for the audience. The story is a "prequel" which takes place before "Monsters Inc." Mike Wazowski (voiced by Billy Crystal) meets Sully (John Goodman) and both hope to win a [...]

Cars

November 7, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

This movie was enjoyable to watch. It had a pretty good story for a film that had a plot about animated racing cars. Director John Lasseter also directed the "Toy Story" movies and he always does a quality job. The story is about Lightning McQueen and how at first he only cares about himself and [...]

Cars – Filtered

November 7, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

As it was in the theatre, this filtered version of Cars is easily approved as a fun, family friendly movie! Lightening McQueen learns valuable lessons about friendship and loyalty. He also learns the importance of doing a job right the first time and giving it your best when he destroys a road and [...]

Curious George

September 26, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

This is a delightful movie. It made me laugh and I haven't been a kid in quite some time! They don't make 'em like this anymore. George's antics are comical, although he never intentionally gets into trouble. For example, he gets hold of too many balloons at once and is soon airborne, with the man [...]

Chicken Little (Digital 3D)

March 21, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

'Wow' is the best way to start this review. I was fortunate enough to have screened this at a local multiplex with a new Digital projection system allowing us to wear the free 3D glasses that have Polaroid lenses. This enabled the filmmakers to present an intense, colorful, Hi-Definition world [...]