Genre Archives: Family

Trolled

September 18, 2018

Dove Approved for All Ages

Trolled is an ambitious animated wonder. It features good vs. evil characters, the redemption of a character, unforgettable personalities, and terrific voice work. The animation is remarkable as well. Princess Cupcake (voiced by Tina M. Shuster) wants to explore new realms other than the kingdom, [...]

Pup Star: World Tour

Dove Approved for All Ages

This movie could be rated I for Imagination! The Pup Star world expands and goes Global with Pup Star: World Tour! The film features the Pup Star World Tour which winds up in India, Africa, and other locations, including the U.S. Various songs are performed by the talented dogs with different [...]

Painting Autumn

October 15, 2018

Dove Approved for All Ages

Painting Autumn is a series that teen girls will love. Hannah Paschke stars as Autumn Farve, who makes her own makeup instructional videos and soon is given the opportunity to work as an intern on a TV series. She enjoys fashion, meeting new girls and doing makeup for TV stars. She even finds [...]

Pocket Angel

October 8, 2018

Dove Approved for All Ages

Pocket Angel is an amusing story about some bumbling crooks who kidnap a boy, Matthew (Jouslein Roustand), who more often than not gets the better of them. He kicks them, keeps getting away and even drives away from them at one point in their own truck! The story has a spiritual spin too as a young [...]

Healed By Grace 2

September 17, 2018

Dove Approved for All Ages

Fourteen-year-old Jesse dreams the horse dream, informing her reticent parents that a horse is the only gift she desires for her 15th birthday. Unbeknownst to Jesse, her mother Brandy is in the throes of a cancer diagnosis, causing Jesse’s well-intentioned father, John Fuller, to jump through [...]

Kid West

June 5, 2018

Dove Approved for All Ages

Kid West is Harper Cooper's nickname. She wears a cowgirl hat, is proficient with a slingshot, and loves solving mysteries. Mary Bair, who is terrific as Kid West, has a future in cinema! Her character gets the opportunity to do that very thing when her mother moves them both to Minnesota from [...]

Zapped

Dove Approved for All Ages

Based on the popular book Boys are Dogs by Leslie Margolis, Zapped is an enchanting tale about teenager Zoey Stevens (Zendaya) who is a bit of a perfectionist and a highly skilled dancer. When her mother remarries, Zoey is stuck in a new house and a new school with a loud obnoxious stepfather, and [...]

A 2nd Chance

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

A 2nd Chance is a remarkable film about determination, forgiveness, and…of course, getting a second chance. When gymnastics coach Bev becomes ill, she encourages fellow coach Kate Jones (Nina Pearce) to work with her competitive gymnastics team for an important upcoming competition. This [...]

1 Chance 2 Dance

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

1 Chance 2 Dance follows a longstanding tradition of films about youths dancing through their celebrations and hardships of (most often) high school lives. The film is no exception, with its DNA closely related to Dirty Dancing (1987) or even High School Musical (2006). Any viewer can find [...]

Sweet Sweet Summertime

March 6, 2018

Dove Approved for All Ages

Caleb Burns (wonderfully played by Nicos Christou) is a kindhearted boy still grieving over the loss of his beloved mother. In her honor, he decides to make this summer “the best summer ever” by following his mother’s example and doing good deeds for everyone in town. With the family’s [...]