actor: Courtney B. Vance

Race to Freedom

August 19, 2008

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Here is a powerful film about struggling for one's freedom. The actors are terrific, the story is well written and contains a suspenseful plot. This engaging story is based on the novel "Underground to Canada" by Barbara Smucker. The theme is about perseverance as four slaves leave North Carolina [...]

Preachers Wife

December 17, 1996

Dove Approved for All Ages

An over-worked pastor gets help from a classy angel. In some ways it outshines the original, THE BISHOP’S WIFE, especially when it comes to proclaiming the gospel message (through songs), but it doesn’t surpass that Christmas classic when it comes to charm. Whitney is a one-note actress, but [...]

Adventures Of Huck Finn 1993

May 23, 1994

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Huckleberry Finn (Elijah Wood) lives in the sleepy little Mississippi River town of St. Petersburg, Missouri. His mother died when he was very young and his drunkard father Pap (Ron Perlman) left him with the Widow Douglas. His best friend is Jim (Courtney Vance), one of the widow's slaves. Pap [...]