Genre Archives: Animated


November 25, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Ribbit and Sandy make a strange couple—one a poisonous frog and the other a flying squirrel—traveling together. These two go on an adventure to find answers to many questions, but for Ribbit it is mostly the answer to why he is what he is. Along the way they meet some odd creatures, including [...]

Planes: Fire and Rescue

July 18, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Animation is so much fun to watch these days. They take objects like cars, trucks, trains and planes, turn them into talking personalities for everyone to fall in love with. The interesting part of all these types of movie is that the filmmakers are telling wonderful stories full of interesting [...]

Iesodo: Joy

October 14, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
The Iesodo series continues with this tale that deals with the joy of lesodo's birth. Just as Jesus is the joy to the Christian world, Iesodo is the joy to the bird world. This episode, "Unto Us a Dove is Born", is a parable comparable to the story in the Bible regarding the birth of Jesus. The [...]

How to Train Your Dragon 2

June 13, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"How to Train Your Dragon 2" has more of the same fun as it's predecessor! Hiccup and Toothless ride through the air and enjoy riding past clouds. The humorous scenes are many in the movie, including one crash landing in which Toothless comes in a bit hard and the kids in the audience laughed with [...]

Jungle Master

September 16, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Rainie is upset with her mother for not showing up at home for her 12th birthday. But little does she know about the adventure she is about to travel on when she goes to confront her mom about missing the party. Instead of seeing her parent she is carried through a portal to another planet where [...]

Axel: The Biggest Little Hero

June 3, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Being a hero is not all about one person or thing. In this case it's about helping others but also about having others help you. Axel is a unique little character that wants to be a hero for everyone in his search for the cactus they call Bonta. He thinks he should do it all by himself but his [...]

Guardian of the Highlands

April 8, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Guardian of the Highlands" is an animated movie about protecting animals and the highlands in Scotland. The main character, Billi, and his animal friends, a goat named Gordie and many others all talk and work together to help those that may be in trouble. Billi is the guardian of the area and now [...]

The Boxcar Children

August 5, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"The Boxcar Children" is a warm and wonderful film that the entire family can enjoy watching together. The animation is terrific, featuring meadows, scenes in the woods, snow, and warm and vibrant colors. Its simple story and remarkable cast (including Martin Sheen and J.K. Simmons) makes for an [...]

Rio 2

April 11, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
What's not to love about "Rio 2"? The movie features great songs, humor, fantastic nature scenes, and great voice work too, including the likes of Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg and George Lopez. The plot features Blu and Jewel taking a trip to the Amazon where they find Jewel's father and an old [...]

The Hero of Color City (Manuscript)

Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
To the authors: What a terrific story! "The Hero of Color City" would make a terrific animated film. The various crayons, including Green, Blue, Black, Red and Brown, and their various personalities, are a clever idea for a story. Color City is a nice setting and the crayons representing giant [...]