Genre Archives: Drama

The Glass Castle

August 11, 2017
Based on Jeannette Walls’ 2005 memoir of the same name, “The Glass Castle” is a thoughtful drama that expertly tackles issues like abuse, trauma, unconditional love, and the power of forgiveness. It’s beautifully shot and acted, boasting of a stellar cast including Brie Larson, Woody [...]

Grandma’s House

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

“Grandma’s House” is owned by Mama Margie, a cell phone-snatching grandma who doesn’t mess around! She runs a foster home, strictly laying down the law—the Godly law—for her eye-rolling residents. Yet it’s soon apparent that Mama Margie’s love for "her kids" is a result of her [...]

Detroit

August 4, 2017
Some are surprised that Katheryn Bigelow, a white female director, known for “Zero Dark Thirty” and her Best Director win of 2010 “Hurt Locker,” would choose to make a film about one of the most racially charged incidents in recent American history. Making “Detroit” at all in this [...]

Dunkirk

July 21, 2017
Mesmerizing. Riveting. The viewer is truly drawn to the screen as the movie "Dunkirk" flash various images across the screen: bombings, planes crashing into the water, and soldiers carrying the wounded, trying to get them to departing ships. The theme is, ultimately, survival. This gripping [...]

A December Bride

October 3, 2017

Dove Approved for All Ages

What a wonderful Hallmark movie. It is one of memories and tradition intertwined with family and forgiveness. Layla is heartbroken when her cousin marries her ex-fiancé, but to top if off, she is invited to the wedding. But when she is accompanied to the event by her friend Seth, one thing leads [...]

Redemption Way

September 5, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Here is a soul-searching story about Jenny, who has helped many patients as a hospice nurse. She is—or thinks she is—strong in her faith in God. But when the loss of her father followed by her best friend becoming ill with leukemia, Jenny is challenged about her faith and beliefs. She needs to [...]

When Calls the Heart- Healing Heart

September 5, 2017

Dove Approved for All Ages

"When Calls the Heart- Healing Heart" features two episodes from season four of the amazing and popular "When Calls the Heart" series. The themes include bullying and how to deal with it and in this case it happens not only in the classroom but is used by the railroad in town, as they're attempting [...]

When Calls the Heart- Heart of a Teacher

July 7, 2017

Dove Approved for All Ages

"When Calls the Heart—Heart of a Teacher" features two terrific episodes from this amazing and popular show's fourth season in one DVD set. Bad things happen when good people do nothing is illustrated nicely in these episodes. Elizabeth is replaced as school teacher by the board, due to a [...]

When Calls the Heart- Heart of the Community

June 6, 2017

Dove Approved for All Ages

"When Calls the Heart—Heart of the Community" features two inspiring and wonderful episodes from the popular show's fourth season. Acting mayor, Abigail, makes a decision about the railroad coming to town. It is not a popular decision with everyone. This episode is about sticking to one's [...]

All Eyez on Me

June 16, 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 [...]