Genre Archives: Comedy

Snatched (2017)

May 12, 2017
The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R, PG-13 and PG-13 Horror rated [...]

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

May 19, 2017
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
Okay, I admit it. I went into the screening for this film, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul," with rather low expectations. But it won me over. It is laugh-out-loud funny in not just one, but several scenes. I don't want to give them all away, but in one scene young Manny wins a baby pig at a [...]

How to be a Latin Lover

April 28, 2017
"How to be a Latin Lover" certainly features a lot of moments and comments about sex and being a lover, but refreshingly, it also shows the growth of the main character, Maximo (Eugenio Derbez), who begins to finally appreciate his sister, Sara (Salma Hayek) and her son, his nephew, Hugo (Raphael [...]

Jesus, Bro!

April 14, 2017
"Jesus, Bro!" is a satire, a "spoof"—and that word is even used in the film. However, it is a spoof about the Christian faith, and regrettably, many people would find it offensive and a scathing mocking of Christian believers. No doubt some Christians over the years have not always acted in a way [...]

A Doggone Hollywood

June 6, 2017
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Any dog needs to have a loving family. But Murphy is a TV star and is treated as only a animal that brings in the money. Murphy has guards and a limo to ride in, but at the end of the day, he is locked in a kennel by his trainer. So when he gets a chance to escape his limo, he takes it and [...]

Going in Style (2017)

April 7, 2017
"Going in Style" is a laugh-out-loud, humor-filled movie that features Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Alan Arkin, and Ann-Margret. An example of the humor is when a doctor tells Willie (Freeman) that he needs a new kidney. "I'll look on eBay," Willie replies. Willie is good friends with Joe (Caine) [...]

Possums

Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
Mac Davis portrays the announcer, Will Clark, for the Nowata Possums who have not scored in a game in 13 years. The mayor of the town decides the field would be better as a shopping mart and closes down the football program. But that doesn't stop Will, who creates a fictitious Possum team whose [...]

And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird!

Josh and Max are inventors like their dad was. They have been trying to create a robot, but when something surprising happens, their robot literally comes alive. With mixed feeling about the event, the boys try to keep it secret until a pushy reporter lets the news out. Now everyone around wants to [...]

Brave New Girl

Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
Holly is a young girl with dreams of leaving small-town Texas and going to a music school in Philly, but she believes it will not happen. When her mom Wanda finds her entry form to the school, Wanda submits it, and Holly is accepted. Little did Holly realize how much it would take to get to this [...]

CHiPs

March 24, 2017
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R, PG-13 and PG-13 Horror rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative [...]