Genre Archives: Comedy

Home Again

September 8, 2017
I didn't have high expectations for this one, but I did expect Home Again to to be a fun, light and easy story. And it’s well-staged. Every scene was like turning the pages of a Sunset magazine, all the way down to the place settings. Every character is perfectly pretty—and likable. But [...]

Harriet and Herbert’s Day at the Beach

Dove Approved for All Ages

For fans of Disney and Pixar's "Finding Nemo," "Harriet and Herbert's Day at the Beach" might be a suitable alternative—even a gentle companion piece—for young viewers. In this film, opposites attract when it comes to Harriet, a sheltered but confident type, and Harry, a more streetwise fellow [...]

Logan Lucky

August 18, 2017
When Steven Soderbergh, the 2000 Oscar winner for “Traffic;” director of “Erin Brockovich” and “Sex, Lies, and Videotapes” among other blockbusters, announced his retirement from filmmaking in 2013, we did not expect to see him back so soon. However, he’s found a way to be true to his [...]

Can I Get A Witness Protection?

September 5, 2017

Dove Approved for All Ages

”Can I Get a Witness Protection” opens with clever and entertaining credits reminiscent of those of “The Pink Panther.” The film continues in this goofy vein, beginning when Jack, owner of a truck-repair business, accidentally witnesses a drug lord commit murder. Immediately, he has [...]

Saving Christmas

Dove Approved for All Ages

Is Santa Claus real? Only if you believe! This cute movie about believing in Santa features Danny, his sister Jennifer and friends who want to know the truth. Along the way, the group has a run-in with bullies and others making fun of them—and some of the friends have doubts of their own. There [...]

Girls Trip

July 21, 2017
The Dove Team opted not to review this movie. Our report is therefore limited to the business information (title, rating, distributor, producer, director, actors, etc), synopsis, and the content [...]

Tucker Therapy

October 3, 2017

Dove Approved for All Ages

The Tucker family is very dysfunctional. Richard spends a lot of time at work trying to climb that corporate ladder. His wife is not happy with him trying to fix everything from the plumbing to family relationships, especially when it does not turn out well. Taking a vacation may be what this [...]

The House

June 30, 2017
Scott and Kate's devotion to their daughter Alex is undeniable. And parental love is to be highly commended. However, Alex's parents have been irresponsible with their money habits and their budget—or lack of a budget—and they can't pay for Alex to attend college. Enter their friend Frank [...]

Father’s Little Dividend

February 17, 2015

Dove Approved for All Ages

In 1950 the classic movie "Father of the Bride" was released, and this movie, "Father's Little Dividend," is a sequel to that. In this movie, Stanley Banks becomes a grandfather. and like all men of the time, it was life-changing. Stanley tells the story of the events that lead up to and after the [...]

Heavens to Betsy

October 11, 2017

Dove Approved for All Ages

Everyone has questions about unanswered prayers. This is a funny movie about that very subject. When Betsy asked God that important question, her world as she knows it is totally different. It is hilarious as Betsy tries to figure out what is happening to her. She was treating God more like Santa [...]