actor: Meg Ryan

The Women

September 12, 2008
I have a whole litany of complaints about this film, and I could easily write multiple pages on what I disliked about “The Women.” However, I will assume that if you’re reading this review, you probably want to know whether this film is appropriate for pre-teen and teen girls. Based upon [...]

In the Land of Women

April 20, 2007
Carter Webb has the ability to listen well and to dish out sound advice. This endears him to a mother and daughter he meets when he moves north to Michigan from Los Angeles to live for a time with his grandmother, following a break-up from his girlfriend Sofia (Elena Anaya). This story includes [...]

Against the Ropes

February 21, 2004
What "Against the Ropes" lacks in technical achievement and writing, it makes up for in emotional appeal. The depiction of the underdog rising to success pulls a heart string or, in this case, two, with the partnership of unlikely contenders Kallen and Shaw. Each of them having high potential that [...]

Proof Of Life

December 8, 2000
I have always preferred mounting suspense to exploding bombs in my movies. Guess which this film has. For the past fifteen years, film producers have placed emphasis on special effects and gruesome violence to maintain viewer interest. “Proof of Life” sees no reason to break with this new [...]

Hanging Up

February 18, 2000
When not squirming in my seat from the pretentious and often, supercilious attempts at humor (while cooking a turkey dinner, the sisters, dressed in Donna Karan, begin laughing hysterically after a baking flour fight breaks out), I questioned, “Is this really what women had in mind when they [...]

Anastasia (Animated)

April 24, 1998

Dove Approved for All Ages

"Anastasia" is a beautifully made animated film. The colors are wonderful, the songs are great, and the story is interesting. The evil sorceror Rasputin places a curse on the Romanov line and young Anastasia is separated from her beloved grandmother, the Empress of Russia. Of the Romanov family, [...]

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