Genre Archives: Drama

Unforgettable (2017)

April 21, 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 [...]

The Promise

April 21, 2017
"The Promise" is a gripping and dramatic film enhanced by powerful performances from the lead actors, particularly Oscar Isaac as Armenian Mikael Boghosian, Christian Bale as American journalist Chris Myers, and Charlotte Le Bon as Ana Khesarian, the woman both Mikael and Chris are in love with. [...]

Gifted

April 14, 2017
What a wonderful story about a 7-year-old girl who is living with her loving uncle. Mary, the young girl, is very intelligent—far beyond her years—and her uncle has knowledge of it. But he wants her to grow up and have somewhat of a normal childhood with friends, being in sports if she wants, [...]

The Case for Christ (2017)

Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
The "Case for Christ" was worth the wait. Set in 1980s Chicago, the adaptation of Lee and Leslie Strobel's story of life-changing faith gives us a multi-dimensional and compelling narrative along with a high quality entertainment experience. The film, a well-crafted exploration of the famous [...]

Tom Brown’s School Days

Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
This is a black and white period film that tells the stories of a young man who attends a British boarding school and the headmaster who teaches him some valuable lessons. Bullying is rampant at the school, and Tom Brown, a new student is receiving more than his share of punishment from some of the [...]

Suddenly!

Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Suddenly!" is a classic film starring Frank Sinatra. Most of the film takes place in the household of a woman whose husband was killed in the war, which has caused her to fear guns. The melodrama plays out as three killers attempt to plot the assassination of the president of the United States [...]

Wildflower

"Wildflower" is a movie that shows the importance of compassion when a 12-year-old girl named Ellie Perkins (Reese Witherspoon) befriends Alice Guthrie (Patricia Arquette), a deaf girl who is locked away in a shed by her stepfather and mother. The stepfather is a bit crazy but thinks Alice is [...]

Ladies in Lavender

Janet and Ursula, are two aging sisters who live on the English coast. Their quiet life is changed when they find a young man washed up on shore after a storm. They take him in, and nurse him back to health. Ursula takes an interest in the young man and discovers he is Polish, so she decides to [...]

Signed, Sealed, Delivered: From the Heart

July 18, 2017
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
The charming team from the DLO (dead letter office) of the post office are back to bring a story of true love on Valentine's Day. As Oliver, Shane, Rita and Norman have to investigate two special letters, they also each have some feelings about the special day to deal with. Rita has to go to [...]

When Calls the Heart- Heart of Faith

March 21, 2017
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"When Calls the Heart: Heart of Faith" is the inspiring first two episodes of the fourth season of this wonderful and warm-hearted series. It is big on story, big on characters, and big on heart! Sam the mysterious peddler shows up and seems to have the perfect gift for every occasion. When a [...]