actor: Isla Fisher

Keeping Up with the Joneses

October 21, 2016
This is a raucous comedy of two couples whose lives intertwine when they become neighbors. The Joneses move in next to the Gaffneys. Jeff and Karen Gaffney have sent their children off to summer camp and then imagine the things they can do for their love life. Jeff works in Human Resources for a [...]

The Brothers Grimsby

March 11, 2016
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 [...]

Rise of the Guardians

November 21, 2012

Dove Approved for All Ages

"Rise of the Guardians" is a fantasy adventure that brings all of the mythical children's characters together in an attempt to stop an old foe. Jack Frost plays a central role in the film. He feels alone since none of the children believe in him, leaving Jack feeling invisible and unloved. There is [...]

Rango

March 4, 2011
I had high hopes for this film. I was hoping for an imaginative and family-friendly film for kids and all ages. It is imaginative as far as the characters are concerned but the plot certainly isn't. Regrettably, it falls short on the family-friendly side of things. The movie is surprisingly [...]

Confessions of a Shopaholic

February 13, 2009
This movie makes some points about how easy it is to get into credit card debt, and how shopping can be an addiction as much as drinking or gambling can be. Not that this is not a comedy. Isla Fisher plays Rebecca Bloomwood and she does have very good comic timing. One scene features her boss, Luke [...]

Hot Rod

August 3, 2007
This movie is “Wayne’s World” meets MTV’s show and movie "Jacka". Andy Samberg is hilarious as Rod, a young man struggling with his destiny while trying desperately to earn the respect of his step-father Frank. He is encouraged to use his talents as an amateur stuntman to help save the life [...]

Wedding Crashers

July 15, 2005
Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson’s antics can elicit laughter in any movie by themselves. When they are put together, there is a guarantee for some gut wrenching scenes. There were times in this film that their body language alone was humorous. Even though the premise of this film was original, I [...]