actor: Eva Marie Saint

Because of Winn-Dixie

August 9, 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 [...]

I Dreamed of Africa

August 29, 2000

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Wanting something affirmative to say about this content-friendly film, I keep coming back to the title. It’s a good title. Unfortunately, “I Dreamed of Africa” is a watered down, uninspiring rip-off of “Out of Africa.” Ms. Basinger is the main letdown. Although she is uninhibited about [...]