Genre Archives: Adventure

Biblical Mysteries #2: Sodom and Gomorrah

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Biblical Mysteries #2: Sodom and Gomorrah" is a must-see documentary! A NASA photo of the Dead Sea revealed two unexplainable anomalies. This film follows Michael Sanders' fascinating submarine journey to the floor of the Dead Sea to investigate. Could the anomalies be linked to the Biblical story [...]

Appalachian Trial

Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
A camping trip involving two families on the Appalachian Trail turns into an adventure no one could have anticipated! Mr. and Mrs. Hart are reaching out to Mr. Crandall and his children Jeremy and Brendan after the loss of Mr. Crandall’s wife a few months before. Their hope is to bring some fun [...]

The Bike Detectives

Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
Mysterious and fast paced, “The Bike Detectives” is an entertaining story filled with suspense and adventure. Leon and his family are new in town and he longs to fit in. He wants to join a local mountain bike club, but finds his bike isn’t cool enough to gain him acceptance to the group. [...]

The Divergent Series: Insurgent

March 20, 2015
Not Recommended for Families
"Insurgent" is an action-packed ride that follows the first film in the "Divergent" series. Tris (Shailene Woodley) and Four (Theo James) are on the run from Jeanine (Kate Winslet), the Erudite elite's leader. Winslet plays Jeanine with a subtle undercurrent of brewing cruelty. There is a secret [...]

Cinderella (2015)

March 13, 2015
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"Cinderella" is certain to be a new Disney classic. It has everything! Lily James is a warm and kind Cinderella. Richard Madden is a "charming" prince (pun intended), and Cate Blanchett outdoes herself as the wicked stepmother, Lady Tremaine. Helena Bonham Carter seems to relish her role as the [...]

Dinosaur Island

May 12, 2015
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Lucas is going on vacation and at one last stop at his grandmother's house before boarding the plane, he discovers a crystal and decides to take it with him. Once on the plane, a strange storms occurs and in a short time he is on an island beach all by himself. This island is home to things that [...]

Kingsman: The Secret Service

February 13, 2015
Not Recommended for Families
The word that comes to mind regarding this movie is "Wow," but not in a good way. It is difficult to believe how violent this film is. In one concerning and brutal scene, people kill one another in church—seriously. The people stab one another, punch and shoot one another, one man has a pole [...]

The Adventures of Pepper and Paula

May 12, 2015
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Paula works at a daily Old West side show and has perfected her trick of spinning side shooters. She also finds a loose dog named Pepper, who is well trained and who she adds to her routine. When the show gets in trouble, she decides to enter a contest to raise money to help the ranch out. At the [...]

Seventh Son

February 6, 2015
Not Recommended for Families
"The Seventh Son" is a movie with a medieval feel and filled with good battling evil. A "spook" or knight, Gregory (Jeff Bridges), takes on an apprentice in Thomas Ward (Ben Barnes) to combat the evil witch Mother Malkin (Julianne Moore). To complicate matters, Thomas falls in love with the [...]

Bark Ranger

April 14, 2015
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Jack's father and mother are park rangers so Jack has spent his life in the park, but he is bullied by two kids from school every time he goes into town with his dad. His adventures at the park may come to a halt when the town board decides they cannot afford to keep the park open after this year. [...]