actor: Loretta Devine

Caged No More

January 22, 2016

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Caged No More" is a powerful and dramatic film that dares to make a strong stand against sex trafficking. It features a talented cast, including Kevin Sorbo, Alan Powell, Cassidy Gifford and Abigail Duhon. Sorbo plays twin brothers, Jack and Richard, and they're opposites. Richard is a family man [...]

Comeback Dad

July 21, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

In this film Othell Babineaux is an alcoholic that has been sober for over two months and wants to make amends with his family, especially his daughter, Nima. This is a story about how this addiction affects many people around the person who has the affliction. Nima has her own problems that she [...]

Comeback Dad (Edited)

July 21, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

In this film Othell Babineaux is an alcoholic that has been sober for over two months and wants to make amends with his family, especially his daughter, Nima. This is a story about how this addiction affects many people around the person who has the affliction. Nima has her own problems that she [...]

Khumba

January 14, 2014

Dove Approved for All Ages

When you are a zebra but you only have half of your stripes, life is difficult and so is fitting in. Khumba does not understand why he was born different and just wants to be like all the others in his herd. But when he learns of the magic watering hole that gave all the zebras their stripes, he [...]

Saving Westbrook High

Dove Approved for All Ages

This is a delightful story about overcoming adversity with faith, hope and friends. Neighborhood schools are becoming dinosaurs in today's academic environment. Westbrook High is no exception to the financial pressures of public school funding. In this story, Manny Cortez makes great sacrifices [...]

Madeas Big Happy Family, Tyler Perrys

April 22, 2011
I get the good intentions Tyler Perry has with this film. Madea's niece, Shirley, learns she has a serious health issue and does everything within her power to bring her family together for dinner. The problem is the disrespect that is shown to her and between her daughters and their husbands who [...]

Lottery Ticket

August 20, 2010
Ever wonder what your friends, family and neighbors would do if you won the lottery? Well, this urban pic paints a rather bleak but funny look at a worst case scenario. Unfortunately, this film is so full of near nudity and foul language that the fun was quickly turned to pain for this reviewer. [...]

Death At A Funeral (2010)

April 16, 2010
I have heard that the original film version of this movie had some genuinely funny moments. This one doesn't have many, and certainly the viewer is hard pressed to find any which would be suitable for family viewing. Unfortunately, this is a raucous film with plenty of emphasis on sex. The jokes [...]

This Christmas

November 21, 2007
This engaging story contains several elements and situations that are probably representative of many families at Christmas time. Being able to get away from your day to day life and be part of a large family gathering sometimes is difficult, but the Whitfield's finally mange to get all together [...]

Kingdom Come

April 11, 2001
THE GOOD:...The story has it’s touching and bright moments like when Royce stands up and recites a Bible scripture for the funeral, or when the brothers put their differences aside and come together and then there’s Whoopi who gets to be Whoopi– I miss her. THE NOT-SO-GOOD:...Overall it [...]