Genre Archives: Action

Captain America: Civil War

May 6, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
“Captain America: Civil War” is an action-packed thriller with the good guys fighting the bad guys and -- oh, by the way, the Avengers fight among themselves, too! Therefore, the title "Civil War" is quite appropriate. William Hurt plays Secretary of State Thaddeus Ross and, following some [...]

Criminal (2016)

April 15, 2016
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, 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 [...]

London Has Fallen

March 4, 2016
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, 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 [...]

Deadpool

February 12, 2016
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, 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 [...]

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

January 15, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
"13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi" is based on the true story that occurred in 2012 when C.I.A. agents were attacked in Benghazi. The film features various soldiers we get to know as civilians; for example, one soldier is married with a few daughters and then learns his wife is pregnant [...]

Point Break (2015)

December 25, 2015
Not Recommended for Families
Johnny lost his best friend while motorcrossing on the top of some high mountians and his friend fell over the cliff. He blamed himself for the accident for years and then decided to join the FBI. While in the FBI there is a diamond heist that everyone though would be impossible to accomplish. [...]

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

November 20, 2015
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2" embodies the themes of friendship, loyalty, dedication, and, ultimately, sacrifice. Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) has returned from the Capitol and from the clutches of President Snow (Donald Sutherland). The effects of having been tortured and brainwashed with [...]

Spectre

November 6, 2015
Not Recommended for Families
"Spectre" is a fast-paced ride for much of the movie. You want action? Granted! You have action. The problem is that several scenes are contrived. They seem to be placed in the film not because they add to the story, but because they are fun to watch. There are some exceptions to the rule. A [...]

The Last Witch Hunter

October 23, 2015
Not Recommended for Families
"The Last Witch Hunter" is full of action and big names. The likes of Vin Diesel, Michael Caine, and Elijah Wood star in the film. However, it is also filled with violence and frightening images. Vin Diesel plays a powerful warrior named Kaulder. The story takes place in the 13th century. The [...]

The Martian

October 2, 2015
Not Recommended for Families
"The Martian" is big on tense moments and special effects. It is a major movie, running 141 minutes, and ultimately is about Mark Watney's (Matt Damon) experiences in surviving on Mars until a rescue mission reaches him. A wicked sandstorm leads to the quick evacuation of the NASA team on Mars, but [...]