Genre Archives: Adventure

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

June 3, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
The Turtles are back to save New York once again from the evil Shredder but this time the evil man has accomplices from prison and a creepy robot character from a portal that wants to take over the world. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael and Michelangelo, along with their [...]

Alice Through the Looking Glass

May 27, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Alice Through the Looking Glass" is pure imagination and escapism at its best. The characters are delightful, the effects are spectacular, and the story is captivating. Alice returns to Wonderland and is saddened to see the downcast spirit of the Mad Hatter, who thinks he has lost his family but [...]

The Adventures of Robin Hood: The Coming of Robin Hood

Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"The Coming of Robin Hood" is the story of how Robin Hood came to be. As Sir Robin of Loxley returns from the Crusades with the king, he finds that the land that he left is no longer the way it was. Even the sheriff is not helpful in the matter. Robin becomes part of the group of men who are called [...]

The Lone Ranger: Enter The Lone Ranger

Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"Enter The Lone Ranger" is the pilot episode of the 1949 "Lone Ranger" series. The story begins as a trap is set for the Texas Rangers, the men who keep the law in the old west. The rangers are led into an ambush, which makes the way for lawlessness to overtake the area. This is the tale of how [...]

The Huntsman: Winter’s War

April 22, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
"The Huntsman: Winter's War" is the sequel to the first "Huntsman" movie, with Chris Hemsworth reprising his role as "Huntsman"/Eric, and Charlize Theron returning as the queen, Ravenna. Emily Blunt plays Ravenna's sister, Freya, who, following a tragedy, rules her own "icy" kingdom. In this [...]

The Jungle Book (2016)

April 15, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"The Jungle Book (2016)" is an amazing adventure. The film is loaded with talking animals that are vicious and funny and a young, courageous boy named Mowgli (Neel Sethi). The voice talent includes Bill Murray as the comedic bear, Baloo; Idris Elba as Shere Khan, the evil tiger; and Scarlett [...]

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

March 25, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" is a dark super hero--comic book movie, whatever you would choose to call it. Batman (Ben Affleck) is very much a dark, brooding, masked vigilante in this picture. There was a lot of anger among many fans when Ben Affleck was cast in this role but, to his [...]

The Divergent Series: Allegiant

March 18, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Allegiant," Part One, is the third film in the "Divergent" series and is the first one that is able to receive our Dove "Family-Approved" Seal. The first two films in the series missed receiving the Seal due to language, violence or both. This one also has several scenes of fantasy violence, but [...]

Gods of Egypt

February 26, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Gods of Egypt" brings the ancient mythology of gods and war to life. It is an old-fashioned, epic film about gods and mortals. Set (Gerard Butler), the menacing god of darkness, winds up on the throne of Egypt after he seizes power. The rightful heir, the god Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau), has his [...]

Time Toys

Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Time Toys" is a lot of fun! It features a group of kids who have to try to save the future of the world. Kids will love this movie, and so will anyone who enjoys time travel stories. In this case, several objects from the future wind up in the hands of present-day kids, including Matt and Mel, [...]