Genre Archives: Children

Lots & Lots of Learning Fun – All About Trains

April 16, 2018

Dove Approved for All Ages

Lots & Lots of Learning Fun – All About Trains is a delightful film, geared towards children but with fascinating facts that will keep the adults glued to the screen. This documentary on trains is a visual feast for the eyes by utilizing old videos as well as animation with wonderful animated [...]

Mission Odyssey Season 1

Dove Approved for All Ages

Mission Odyssey Season 1 is a fantastical, rip-roaring entertainment that's perfect for kids on a free Saturday morning! The series follows Odysseus, the same mythic hero of Homer's The Odyssey, and his friends on their quest home after being away form their friends and loved ones for a long, long [...]

Gaturro

Dove Approved for All Ages

Gaturro is a zany, wily feline who wants to be liked. Especially by Agatha, another cat with a list of the perfect cat to marry: romantic, charming, good looking and hygienic, to name a few traits. Gaturro will do anything to win her...even become the biggest, "Oscat"-winning movie star! The [...]

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Dove Approved for All Ages

The timeless story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears is presented in cartoon form with an embellished continuation to the story as Goldilocks heroically saves the three bears from a mean, unscrupulous circus owner. Furthering the storyline, this pleasant little film introduces us to some humorous [...]

Camelot

Dove Approved for All Ages

The classic tale of King Arthur is told afresh with Merlin the wizard, the sword in the stone, and the land of Camelot. In this animated film for kids, the boy Arthur is faced with the challenge of growing up in search of purpose and identity. When his mentor and caretaker, Merlin, decides to take [...]

Peter Rabbit

February 9, 2018

Dove Approved for All Ages

Peter Rabbit addresses the opposition of not only man and animal, but man and animation. The latter takes shape as the adorable and erratically charged titular Peter (voiced by James Corden) leads his sisters into a feud with Jeremy (Domhnall Gleeson), the long-lost nephew of the prior Farmer [...]

The Gimmwitts: Prince Globond and the Flying Jewels

Dove Approved for All Ages

This delightful series of four books that make up the big book titled The Gimmwitts: Prince Globond and the Flying Jewels is written in easily digestible chapters that are jam-packed with age-appropriate adventure! The writers have created an entire imaginary cartoon universe populated with eight [...]

The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure

Dove Approved for All Ages

Some big names add to the fun and adventures of the delightful The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure. Toni Braxton appears as Rosalie Rosebud, a singer and dancer. TV legend Cloris Leachman appears as Dottie Rounder, who sports a dotted dress and energetic personality as she dances across the [...]

Paddington 2

January 12, 2018

Dove Approved for All Ages

Having never seen Paddington (2014), I wasn’t sure what to expect from “Paddington 2.” It didn’t take long for myself (and all the children in the theatre) to fall absolutely in love with Paddington Bear’s beautiful spirit and charming personality.   Well-meaning, often clumsy, [...]

An Enchanted Ruby

November 30, 2017

Dove Approved for All Ages

Even though she may be a witch, Ruby's (Seanna Pereira) magic really lies in her ability to believe in herself and others. This is the biggest takeaway from An Enchanted Ruby, a magical family film to gather around and enjoy. The idea of magic leans less on the mystical side, and instead focuses on [...]