New Life

October 28, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"New Life" is a powerful movie about the hope that love gives, even in the midst of grief. Jonathan Patrick Moore stars as Benjamin Morton, a man who has known Ava (Erin Bethea), his future wife, since childhood. Ava became his first friend when he and his family moved to the United States from [...]

Life of Lemon (Edited)

October 11, 2011
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Life of Lemon" is an inspiring movie about a man named "Lemon" (excellently portrayed by Barry Kneller) with a heart of gold. He helps a homeless man named Lester (Willie C. Carpenter). Lester served in the military but had his benefits cut, even though his leg never healed from an injury. Lemon [...]

Life (2017)

March 24, 2017
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 [...]

Eternal Salvation

March 8, 2016
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Eternal Salvation" is a powerful movie and should be on a must-see list. It features excellent acting, dramatic music, and a compelling story line. Jonathan Wright is a bright business executive and has just been promoted to Senior Vice President of business relations. The story opens on his [...]

A Voice from Hell

October 11, 2011
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"A Voice from Hell" is a message movie! It will stimulate thinking on sharing Christ with others. A woman, Ashely, is pursued by a demon. And soon after, Ashely confronts her friend Melisa, saying she never shared Jesus with her. Melisa says she was afraid that Ashely wouldn't be her friend anymore [...]

Frozen

November 27, 2013
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"Frozen" is an instant classic! It features wonderful animation and some of the best 3D I have seen in addition to classic fairy tale themes with a twist. Olaf the talking snowman is hilarious. In one scene he is hurdling toward a new town and told not to frighten anyone. He arrives with a hearty [...]

Life & Death: On Screens and in Real Life

…by the contrast. I had just witnessed a real, live scene, where death was sickening and devastating. And then I stepped into a scene where death was a game, and witnessing death was entertainment. It makes me wonder if real life and pretend life should be quite as different as they seem. I’m no expert on desensitization of children, but as a mom, I can tell you intuitively that watching or acting out stories of death does not help my teens…

Life Or Something Like It

April 26, 2002
Lanie Kerrigan starts the film as one of the most selfish and shallow characters to be imagined. Her life is simply about external things; her looks, her car, her apartment, her clothes, and her career. Family life is non-existent; she and her boyfriend talk about unimportant trivia, and even her [...]

A Voice for Life

June 1, 2011
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
This is a DVD which you cannot watch without feeling some kind of emotion, be it sympathy for what the narrator, Melissa Ohden, went through, or anger, or even regret. Melissa is one of the rarest human beings around. She survived an abortion. This is a powerful DVD which features Melissa's own [...]

Life in Osborn

January 1, 2016
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Life in Osborn" is an inspiring documentary, showing that a "can do" attitude can get things done. This splendid documentary by Walter V. Marshall focuses on the Life Remodeled program and the work of Chris Lambert and his wife Andrea, who labor with the citizens of Osborn and various [...]