Genre Archives: Animated

The Wild Life (2016)

September 9, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"The Wild Life" is a fantasy-adventure story about Robinson Crusoe and Tuesday (his parrot), and it is a fast-paced viewing experience about Crusoe's efforts to get off the island. The vegetarian animals on the island have never seen a human before. The animals are leery of him, at first, but then [...]


October 25, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Trolls have been pulling pranks on humans for years, but none of the pranks are meant to do any great bodily harm to anyone. Every year, outside a human campsite, the trolls who live in the area have their annual "Prank-a-palooza." The troll who pulls the best prank on the humans gets to be the [...]

Kubo and the Two Strings

August 19, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
"Kubo and the Two Strings", on a positive note, deals with a boy's love for his mother and his longing for his deceased father. He defends his mother when her two sisters, both evil, attack her with swords. There is a reason they are so evil which is explained in the movie. The animation is well [...]

Ice Age: Collision Course

July 22, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Scrat is on a journey into space with his comical tactics going after the acorn once again. While he is in space, on a ship he found in the ice, he causes a domino effect of events to happen during his bumbling chase that puts earth in danger. Meanwhile, Manny and Ellie are dealing with the fact [...]

The Secret Life of Pets

July 8, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"The Secret Life of Pets" is a fast-paced and frolicking film, filled with fun! The audience is introduced to various pets, such as Gidget the dog, who has a crush on Max. Max, a small dog, loves his owner Katie, but when Katie brings home a new -- and big -- dog, named Duke, Max is jealous. Little [...]

Finding Dory

June 17, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"Finding Dory" is unforgettable entertainment. It is delightfully funny and features well-loved characters, like Dory (voiced by Ellen DeGeneres), Marlin (Albert Brooks), and Nemo (Hayden Rolence), as well as a new, comedic octopus named Hank (Ed O'Neill). Dory begins to remember little things [...]

Treasure Toons

June 20, 2016
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
"Treasure Toons" is a charming DVD with toe-tapping music, to which children can sing along. The series features songs with wonderful lessons about how God wants us to act and how we can live in faith. Each sing-along includes Bible verses to help children memorize Scripture in a fun, engaging way. [...]

Alpha and Omega: The Legend of the Saw Tooth Cave

September 1, 2015
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Kate and Humphrey's pups have heard many of their grandpa's and uncle's stories about Saw Tooth Cave being haunted. So, while Stinky and Claudette are in Alpha school, Runt wants to prove himself as a good Omega. He takes off to the forest to explore. When he climbs a tree, he sees the cave and [...]

Alpha and Omega: Dino Digs

May 10, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
When Kate and Humphrey decide to move their little family to a "new high rise" of caves, the pups aren't happy, especially when they discover the cave is not real. It is made of recycled material and located near a golf course. But these pups find themselves in a situation that leads to a new [...]

Alpha and Omega 2: A Howl-IDAY Adventure

October 7, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Kate and Humphrey and their pups Stinky, Claudette and Runt are on a new adventure. The holiday season has arrived, and the rest of the pack relatives are coming to visit. Kate is trying to get everything ready, but when rogue wolves kidnap Runt, the family must figure out how to rescue him. As [...]