Genre Archives: Animated

Planes with Brains

Dove Approved for All Ages

So you want to learn about planes in a fun way? Then this is the video to watch! Commander Air Head, a plane leader, sends Gumdrop and Vroomer—and you!—on an assignment to discover planes all over the world, their history and abilities today. Let the fun begin! With terrific animation [...]

Horseplay 2: Black Beauty

Dove Approved for All Ages

The children’s show, Horseplay 2, features two word-hunting characters searching the world for great stories to bring children. In this episode, the talking horse and airplane team find Rita the owl to tell us the classic story of Black Beauty by Anna Sewell. Not veering from the original book, [...]

Dance!

Dove Approved for All Ages

It's time to put on your boogie shoes! Get ready to tap your toes, sway, get in motion, and use up your energies! This energetic animated film is all about dancing. Featuring a lot of songs and great characters, it is for your kids and the kid in you! You will be introduced to wonderful [...]

Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero

April 13, 2018

Dove Approved for All Ages

Based on a true story, Sgt. Stubby is the harrowing and heartwarming tale of two unlikely friends weathering the worst storm of their lives: World War I.   Stubby, a hungry, rambunctious stray dog, stumbles into an Army training camp home to the Yankee division. He instantly takes to Robert, a [...]

Sherlock Gnomes

March 23, 2018

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Sherlock Gnomes imaginatively focuses on a mystery that needs attention. Gnomeo (voiced by James McAvoy), is a happy garden gnome who, along with his wife Juliet, live in a garden in London. Life isn't bad, but when Juliet (Emily Blunt) starts paying more attention to the garden than to Gnomeo, he [...]

Isle of Dogs

March 23, 2018
If Wes Anderson were to make a film, to tell a story in the tradition of an Akira Kurosawa samurai folklore, then I suppose Isle of Dogs would be the closest thing we could come to expect. His latest, never anything less than visually and aurally gorgeous, has an order to abide to: the urgent, [...]

The Passion: A Brickfilm

March 23, 2018

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

It's the culminating event in all of Scripture. Everything is marked by its place either before or after the crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth. It's the one story we never want to compromise or neglect as we teach our kids, and yet because of the nature of the story, it's often the most difficult [...]

Early Man

February 16, 2018

Dove Approved for All Ages

Mind-boggling yet continually imaginative, Early Man traces humankind’s roots back to the thrill and competition of athletics. Sports, as pictured by the film, drives and defines character, thus putting all the more pressure of Dug (voiced by Eddie Redmayne) and his clan. To save his valley, the [...]

Mary and the Witch’s Flower

January 19, 2018

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

In the vein of Harry Potter and even as far back as Alice in Wonderland comes Hiromasa Yonebayashi’s Mary and the Witch’s Flower, based on the book by Mary Stewart. Yonebayashi’s third directorial effort comes with a good deal of assurance and imagination, and his confidence as a director [...]

Zoo Wars

Dove Approved for All Ages

A boring elephant embarks on the journey of a lifetime to discover his destiny in this animated adventure. Nuke is an average elephant, disillusioned with his office job and longing for a greater sense of purpose. His daily routine is disrupted by an odd voice which launches him into a quest for [...]