Genre Archives: Science-Fiction

Remember

October 14, 2012
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Remember" is a movie you will remember! It has a unique plot as the government is in control of parents' children in 2050 and they force families to use a daily drug which continually removes their memory so they don't recall they have children. The scripture is used that God will turn the [...]

Hamlets Ghost

Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Hamlet's Ghost" features a lot of things, including time jumping, several mysteries, a little humor, and what looks like a repeated murder but with the assailant becoming the victim and the victim becoming the assailant. One piece of advice: don't go to the bathroom without hitting the pause [...]

Edge of Tomorrow

June 6, 2014
Not Recommended for Families
"Edge of Tomorrow" features a unique plot, that of a man who relives the same life scenes and dies over and over again due to an alien's blood landing on his face and in his mouth. This blood makes the re-living of these moments possible. This sets up some nice humorous occurrences, such as the [...]

Transcendence

April 18, 2014
Not Recommended for Families
This is an intelligently written story that taps into human emotion. Johnny Depp gives a remarkable performance as Dr. Will Caster and Rebecca Hall gives an equally strong performance as his wife Evelyn. Anyone who has ever lost someone close to them will understand the emotions she feels after her [...]

Gravity (2013)

October 4, 2013
Not Recommended for Families
What a story this would make if it were really to happen. The viewer can't help but think that while watching Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) as she undergoes one trying test after another after space debris interrupts a mission she is on. After the Russians strike one of their own satellites it [...]

Riddick

September 6, 2013
Not Recommended for Families
I found the plot in this movie to be interesting and some of the action sequences, especially in which Riddick (Vin Diesel) takes on sea monsters and alien creatures, to be captivating. It really is like an alien world as he takes on creatures never seen on this earth to be sure. They are fierce [...]

Pacific Rim

July 12, 2013
Not Recommended for Families
"Pacific Rim" is an imaginative story that combines elements of Transformers and Godzilla into an action packed thriller. When monsters start appearing from a split in the tectonic plates under the Pacific ocean, human-kind's very survival is threatened. Each generation of the monsters known as [...]

The Purge

June 7, 2013
Not Recommended for Families
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R-rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we feel that we [...]

Star Trek Into Darkness

May 16, 2013
Not Recommended for Families
This is an action-packed movie from the get go. Kirk saves Spock from certain death from a volcano but a primitive race sees the Enterprise and Kirk gets into trouble for disobeying a Prime Directive. Even Spock seems to be against him for the rescue! Kirk is stripped of being captain of the [...]

Oblivion (2013)

April 19, 2013
Not Recommended for Families
"Oblivion" takes place decades after a war between aliens and earthlings. Even though the earthlings won the war, they are forced to leave earth due to radiation and the severe destruction of the planet's resources. A small team is left behind to clean things up and gather the remaining resources [...]