actor: Ben Kingsley

Collide

February 24, 2017
"Collide" is a rollicking, action-packed thriller with a twist—it focuses on a man's love for his girlfriend and the risks he takes to pay for an operation she desperately needs. Nicholas Hoult plays Casey, who is athletic and has the luck of a cat— with more lives than one could expect for the [...]

The Jungle Book (2016)

April 15, 2016

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Jungle Book (2016)" is an amazing adventure. The film is loaded with talking animals that are vicious and funny and a young, courageous boy named Mowgli (Neel Sethi). The voice talent includes Bill Murray as the comedic bear, Baloo; Idris Elba as Shere Khan, the evil tiger; and Scarlett [...]

The Bible Collection: Joseph

June 28, 2016

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Joseph, beloved son of his father Jacob, was despised and envied by his older brothers because of their father’s favoritism. As a young man, he is ripped from the only life he knew when his 10 older siblings conspire to rid themselves of their troublesome brother, throwing him into a deep well to [...]

The Walk

October 9, 2015
"The Walk" is an entertaining movie based on the incredible true story of Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) who walked on a wire between the twin towers of the World Trade Center on Aug. 6, 1974. The film opens with the character of Petit speaking to the movie audience from atop the Statue of [...]

Self/Less

July 10, 2015
"Self/Less" is an appropriate title, as it deals with a man named Damian Hale (Ben Kingsley) who takes over a younger man's body (Ryan Reynolds) as he is dying of cancer. The body is supposed to be genetically engineered. However, he learns it belonged to someone else in the past, and he eventually [...]

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

December 19, 2014

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb" is hilarious fun! There are several laugh-out-loud moments in the movie, which is as good as the original and brings this trilogy to an appropriately humorous conclusion. The magic is about to be lost and once Larry (Ben Stiller) learns why, he is off to [...]

The Boxtrolls

September 26, 2014

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Boxtrolls" are now in your neighborhood! This is a highly energetic story about a young man that is kidnapped as a baby and given to the Boxtrolls. The man that kidnaps him has his own evil scheme. Everyone thinks the Boxtrolls kidnapped him but of course they didn't. They actually raise him [...]

Exodus: Gods and Kings

December 12, 2014
"Exodus: Gods and Kings" is an epic film, as in "big". The filmmakers showcase the plagues of the Bible in a big way: the water turning into blood, the frogs, the flies, the huge hail stones, etc. There are also sweeping shots of the vast number of Hebrews as they begin their trek from Egypt toward [...]

The Dictator

May 16, 2012
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R-rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we feel that we [...]

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

May 28, 2010
This movie is one of those which will please some viewers while others will definitely not be so pleased. Some movies, by their very nature, provoke various but definite responses. There won't be much ambivalence from viewers regarding this one. This movie has almost non-stop violence in it and I [...]