actor: John Goodman

Atomic Blonde

July 28, 2017
The Dove Team opted not to review this movie. Our report is therefore limited to the business information (title, rating, distributor, producer, director, actors, etc), synopsis, and the content [...]

Patriots Day

January 13, 2017
"Patriot's Day" is a gripping and gut-wrenching movie that will move viewers and bring a tear to many eyes. It is based on the true events of the bombing at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. Various key members are woven into the telling of the story. Instrumental and important police [...]

Kong: Skull Island

March 9, 2017
"Kong: Skull Island" is an exciting, action-packed adventure which also features very human characters. Included in this group is Mason Weaver (Brie Larson) who, when she sees Kong, feels sympathy for him. After all, despite his aggressive nature toward the "intruders," they are invading his [...]

Bunyan & Babe

February 3, 2017

Dove Approved for All Ages

Instead of being in Delbert County at his grandparents' farm, Travis wishes he were at home, playing video games and using his cell phone. His sister, Whitney, on the other hand, looks at their trip to the farm as a new adventure. Little do they know the real adventure that is in store for them. [...]

10 Cloverfield Lane

March 11, 2016
"10 Cloverfield Lane" is a gripping suspense story and features a chilling performance from John Goodman as Howard, a man who takes in two young adults after an invasion. The woman, Michelle (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), was driving in her car after an argument with her husband and crashed. She soon [...]

Love the Coopers

November 13, 2015
"Love the Coopers" is a movie that does solve a lot of the characters' problems by the conclusion but, boy, do they have problems! Sam and Charlotte (John Goodman and Diane Keaton) have been married for years and have never taken the trip to Africa that Sam wants to take, mainly due to raising a [...]

The Gambler

December 25, 2014
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R and PG-13 rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we [...]

Monsters University

June 21, 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 [...]

The Internship

June 7, 2013
What would you do if you lost your job in mid-life? Well, Billy and Nick wind up taking jobs as interns with Google. As they explore their "Googliness", they compete with their team against several others to win a place on staff at the monolithic search engine company. Billy and Nick learn to [...]

Argo

October 12, 2012
Argo was a clandestine CIA operation during the Carter presidency that was later declassified by President Clinton. Until that time no one knew the details of the 6 Americans diplomats who were hiding in the Canadian Embassy during the Iran Hostage Crisis which lasted from 1979 to 1981. Ben [...]