actor: David Oyelowo

Don’t Let Go

August 30, 2019

Dove Approved for 18+

Dove Review: L.A. cop Jack Radcliff (David Oyelowo) knows that his brother has a drug-looming past, but when dues must be paid, Jack’s niece, Ashley (Storm Reid), is caught in the crossfire and pays the ultimate price. Jack begs God for a second chance to undo Ashley’s death, and just when [...]

Gringo

March 9, 2018
Remember Fargo, a film about crimes out of desperation and people's insatiable stupidity to regain order? It seems as though they just don't make them like they used to—or not as often. With Fargo, the crimes are violent and heinous enough, yes, but the comedic element kept it memorable for over [...]

Queen of Katwe

September 30, 2016

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Queen of Katwe" is a wonderful film about the ability of the human spirit to triumph over all challenges, including poverty. A youth minister in the film named Robert Katende (David Oyelowo) makes the statement that challenges are not a curse. He teaches poor children in Uganda the strategies of [...]

Captive (2015)

September 18, 2015

Dove Approved for 18+

"Captive" is a first-rate thriller and suspense story. It is based on the true story of Ashley Smith, who was taken captive by convict escapee Brian Nichols, in Fulton County, Atlanta, in 2005. Nichols held up in Ashley's apartment, and Ashley's ability to remain calm and cooperative, despite her [...]

Selma

January 9, 2015
"Selma" is the title and town of this historic film, based on the real-life events surrounding a Civil Rights march on a bridge in Selma, Alabama. Blacks from Selma and across the country wanted to draw attention to the Civil Rights movement and, specifically, their right to vote. The result was [...]

Interstellar

November 7, 2014
Space travelers unite! Here is a movie that will have you on the edge of ... the galaxy. Cooper was trained as an astronaut but now farms with his father-in-law and his two children. They raise corn because it seems to be the only thing that grows these days. If that weren't bad enough, they are [...]

Lee Daniels The Butler

August 16, 2013
Here is a dramatic film that shows many aspects of this country through some difficult times as it brings to life the reality of one mans journey for many years starting in 1926. The Butler starts with a young man in the cotton fields down south during some hard racial times. Confronted with the [...]

Red Tails

January 20, 2012
The aerial views in this movie are awesome! The special effects are terrific as it truly appears that several pilots from the Tuskegee training program are in flight and making magnificent maneuvers upon the air that are nearly mind boggling. The fact that the movie is based on true events stemming [...]

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