actor: Orlando Jones

Primeval

January 12, 2007
Although this is a fairly gory film, at least there is somewhat of a moral to the story; “Primeval” is a cheesy, predictable attempt at combining “Jaws” and “Hotel Rwanda.” In one scene, a journalist describes how years of murders in the name of a civil war have given a killer crocodile [...]

Waterproof

May 16, 2005

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Anyone who has ever struggled with faith will identify with this film. You'll want to stand up and cheer when a lost loved one comes home and overcomes internal struggles that help her make her way to the altar. This is a very warm movie. I like that it is sort of a coming home movie. A single [...]

Drumline

December 13, 2002

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This story about a young drummer who just graduated from high school has some good moments. Young Devon Miles (Nick Cannon) attends a college in Atlanta but he has got a whole lot to learn about life. Dr. Lee (Orlando Jones), the band director, is just the man to instruct him. Dr. Lee's theme is [...]

Evolution

June 15, 2001
THE GOOD:...Who ya gonna call when aliens invade Earth? The director/producer who gave us "Ghostbusters" and "Ghostbusters II", Ivan Reitman. I mention that because he used the same hilarious formula, tweaking the bad guys to be aliens in varying forms. The attack of the various creatures on a [...]

Say It Isnt So

March 23, 2001
I don't know exactly where to begin describing this sub-sophomoric piece of wasted celluloid. The story is about a boy named Gilly (Chris Klein) and a girl named Jo (Heather Graham) who fall in love and "do it" only to discover later that they are siblings. But, wait! They are not really related [...]