Genre Archives: Action

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

July 11, 2014
Not Recommended for Families
"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is a well made movie. It features spectacular special effects with the apes literally coming to life and interacting with one another as well as humans. It features the birth of a young chimpanzee that, despite the CGI, is very well done. The apes also ride horses [...]

Transformers: Age of Extinction

June 27, 2014
Not Recommended for Families
When Cade Yeager finds a old dilapidated trunk, he brings it home to try and fix it or part it out. Little does he know the change and danger this truck will bring in his life. It is no ordinary truck, it is the body of the Auto-bot Transformer, Optimus Prime. Cade discovers the truth, along with [...]

X-Men: Days of Future Past

May 23, 2014
Not Recommended for Families
The new "X-Men" movie, "Days of Future Past", is action packed and features time travel to 1973 as well as seeing characters such as Magneto and Professor X in both versions of their younger and older selves. The viewer gets to see President Nixon, Washington, old TV sets and it might produce a [...]

Godzilla (2014)

May 16, 2014
Not Recommended for Families
This movie captures touching family moments, including the tragic death of someone very close to Joe Brody (Bryan Cranston). When a lockdown takes place in Japan to prevent a radiation leak, this person is running to Brody who has to close the door at a certain time or risk many lives being lost. [...]

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

May 2, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" is...well, just like the first one which is also Dove approved, amazing! It is action-packed, funny, and is one of the best comic book adaptations ever put on the screen. Oh, and it features the now standard Stan Lee cameo. Without giving the details away, Stan shows up [...]

Brick Mansions

April 25, 2014
Not Recommended for Families
"Brick Mansions" are what the projects in Detroit are called in this action packed film. When the mayor of the city decides to build expensive apartments on the site he plots to destroy the current buildings and all of the people inside. A bomb is stolen by some thugs and they intend to send it [...]

Sabotage (2014)

March 28, 2014
Not Recommended for Families
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 [...]

Divergent

March 21, 2014
Not Recommended for Families
This movie is about different factions including the Erudite (the educators), the Abnegates (compassionate and selfless), the Dauntless (the police-like protectors) not to mention two other groups, Amity (the peaceful) and Candor (the honest). Beatrice is found to be a divergent, the bearer of [...]

Need for Speed

March 14, 2014
Not Recommended for Families
In some ways this movie is like two different pictures. The first half is a reasonably believable story about a young man named Tobey Marshall (Aaron Paul) that is a mechanic with a well known racing father that just died. Tobey is doing what he can to keep the family garage in business when Dion [...]

300: Rise of an Empire

March 7, 2014
Not Recommended for Families
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 [...]