actor: Alicia Silverstone

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

May 19, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Okay, I admit it. I went into the screening for this film, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul," with rather low expectations. But it won me over. It is laugh-out-loud funny in not just one, but several scenes. I don't want to give them all away, but in one scene young Manny wins a baby pig at a [...]

Space Dogs: Adventure to the Moon

August 26, 2016

Dove Approved for All Ages

"Space Dogs: Adventure to the Moon" is an animated marvel. It features terrific animation, excellent voice actors, plenty of interesting sets and planets, and a lot of scope for the imagination. Your entire family will enjoy this space adventure, which features delightful characters, such as Belka, [...]

The Nutcracker Sweet

November 3, 2015

Dove Approved for All Ages

"The Nutcracker Sweet" is a wonderful animated tale steeped in a world of fantasy and imagination. Marie and Fritz help the Nutcracker break the terrible curse of evil in the land of toys, which is filled with gumdrops, bonbons, and other sweets. The siblings learn to take care of each other as [...]

Jungle Shuffle

March 10, 2015

Dove Approved for All Ages

"Jungle Shuffle" is an animated movie that speaks of true love, helping others and the dangers of the jungle. In the Mexican rainforest, the animals are afraid of the humans who are capturing their friends and using them for strange experiments by a mad doctor. These humans are also cutting down [...]

Angels in Stardust

February 21, 2014
This movie is about a teen girl that lives in a trailer park and she must cope with having no father, a mother that sleeps around, and the girl raising her younger brother more than the mother does. AJ Michalka plays Vallie Sue, the fifteen year old girl, and her one hope is being a writer and she [...]

Candles On Bay Street

Dove Approved for All Ages

This movie is family-friendly all the way. Hallmark Hall of Fame does another outstanding job with this production. The whole family should watch this while eating their leftover turkey sandwiches when this airs Thanksgiving weekend. It is a wholesome but realistic story about a single mother named [...]

Beauty Shop

March 15, 2005
There is a strong positive message in "Beauty Shop." Gina Norris makes her daughter's upbringing and education a top priority so that Vanessa will be raised to be confident and successful. Gina invests tremendous effort, not only in building her business, but also in developing her workers [...]

Loves Labours Lost

June 9, 2000

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Nowhere near the elegant “Much Ado About Nothing,” which also starred Branagh and his then wife, Emma Thompson, but it has its charming moments. Except for some suggestive innuendos and a bawdy dance number, it is a clean movie, more about love than lust. Most of the cast members are rather, [...]