Genre Archives: Science-Fiction


July 10, 2015
"Self/Less" is an appropriate title, as it deals with a man named Damian Hale (Ben Kingsley) who takes over a younger man's body (Ryan Reynolds) as he is dying of cancer. The body is supposed to be genetically engineered. However, he learns it belonged to someone else in the past, and he eventually [...]


March 6, 2015
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R and PG-13 rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we [...]

Jupiter Ascending

February 6, 2015
"Jupiter Ascending" is a unique movie because it deals with sci-fi themes, but it is also very much a film about people who struggle and deal with day-to-day life. Jupiter Jones (Mila Kunis), a Russian immigrant, gets up early to do the thankless job of cleaning, including cleaning toilets. No [...]

Project Almanac

January 30, 2015
"Project Almanac" certainly does a good job goading the audience into thinking about the choices we make and, if we could time travel, what ripple effects would result from changing events in our lives. Those choices would not only affect our lives, but the lives of others as well. Jonny Weston [...]

The Maze Runner

September 19, 2014
"The Maze Runner" is an interesting story focusing on the strengths and weaknesses of the characters. And yes, the special effects are pretty good too. The movie is based on the novel by James Dashner. Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) finds himself thrust into a world with boundaries inhabited by several [...]


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

February 14, 2017
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
"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 [...]


April 18, 2014
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
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 [...]