actor: Cicely Tyson

The Trip to Bountiful

Dove Approved for All Ages

Network Premiere - Saturday March 8th at 8/7c on Lifetime - What a terrific and moving film! Cicely Tyson turns in a remarkable performance as an elderly lady named Carrie Watts. She lives with her son Ludie (Blair Underwood) and his wife, Jessie Mae (Vanessa Williams), in Houston, and her [...]

Because of Winn-Dixie

February 18, 2005

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

If you want to warm your heart this winter, this is a must-see film. It has all of the elements of a quality family film: warmth, credible characters, good writing, and wonderful acting. The film reminded me a bit of "To Kill A Mockingbird" in that it is narrated by the female child lead. It also [...]

Jewel

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

At first, this subject matter may seem a bit too depressing for a family film, but if you stick with it, you will find the opposite to be true. Although it is heart breaking to see a child suffer in any way, the child in this production symbolizes the strife every family must face at some point. [...]