actor: Penelope Ann Miller

The Birth of a Nation (2016)

"The Birth of a Nation" is a period film based on the story of Nat Turner, a man who led a slave-driven rebellion in Southampton County, Virginia in 1831. The film features strong acting, particularly from Nate Parker as Nat, Armie Hammer as Samuel Turner, and Aja Naomi King as Cherry, the woman [...]

The Messengers

June 5, 2007

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Messengers” is a pretty typical ghost story, with plenty of loud noises, creepy-looking ghosts, and other attempts at being spooky. The plot is not very original, and the movie is very slow-paced; I wasn’t able to get interested in any of the characters, either. Also, I found the truth [...]

Along Came a Spider

Whatever a film’s weaknesses, it always has a redeeming value if Morgan Freeman is in the cast. Truly an exceptional actor, Freeman doesn’t need verbose dialogue or scene-chewing antics to keep us glued to the screen. He has a mystic presence. Real, yet charismatic, he’s intense and always [...]