Genre Archives: Action

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 [...]

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

April 4, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Captain America: The Winter Soldier" is a must see movie! I knew I was in for a good time when in an early scene Steve Rogers says he has been reading the internet and catching up and he has a "to do" list which includes seeing "Rocky" and "Star Wars"! This film features an action-packed journey [...]

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 [...]

Non-Stop (2014)

February 28, 2014
Not Recommended for Families
Liam Neeson plays U.S. Air Marshal Bill Marks and on a flight to London his perseverance will be tested and sorely needed. Someone is sending him text messages and threatens to kill a passenger every twenty minutes if $150 million is not transferred to an account. The movie builds in the tension [...]

Pompeii

February 21, 2014
Not Recommended for Families
Catastrophe! That is what this movie is essentially about. That, and lost love due to nature's interference. The story opens in Northern Brittania in A.D. 62. A young boy named Milo (Kit Harington) witnesses Roman soldiers under their commander Corvus (Kiefer Sutherland) murder his people and his [...]