Genre Archives: Action

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 [...]

Robocop (2014)

February 12, 2014
Not Recommended for Families
This movie features a definite upgrade in special effects when compared to the original version. And it presents interesting moral questions: should this man/robot cop be constructed with more of an emphasis on police duty or should his humanity be retained as much as possible; after all, he is a [...]

Persecuted

July 18, 2014
Dove "Faith-Based" Some Content May Be Objectionable
This movie states in a powerful way that one man can make a difference. The film opens with the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and they are: "A man who won't die for something is not fit to live." In this story a world renowned evangelist, John Luther (James Remar), is under pressure from [...]

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

January 17, 2014
Not Recommended for Families
This film version is a beginning tale of sorts, dealing with the young Jack Ryan (Chris Pine). The story opens with him studying Economics in London during the time of 9/11. Soon after Ryan joins the Marines and heads to Afghanistan. He is hurt in a helicopter crash and one thing leads to another [...]

Lone Survivor

January 10, 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 [...]