actor: Ruby Dee

Jackie Robinson Story (in color)

August 20, 2013

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Jackie Robinson Story" tells of one man's endurance as he works toward his dreams. As most know, Jackie Robinson was the athlete who changed baseball history, because he became the first African American major league baseball player in the U.S. This film tells of his journey to the big league [...]

The Way Back Home

March 12, 2008

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Some of us have moved away from the place where we grew up, only to return at a later date due to one reason or another. On that return sometimes we take a good look at our life and feelings inside. This is just that kind of warm story about one man's return, taking us on a trip though Spencer's [...]

Finding Buck McHenry

Dove Approved for All Ages

Although this is acceptable family fare, I found it abysmal. Dreadful attempts at humor, poor acting, and selfish, thoughtless behavior on the part of the lead made this difficult to sit through. And let’s not forget those huge credibility gaps. Buck McHenry goes into hiding for forty years. So [...]

The Jackie Robinson Story

Dove Approved for All Ages

I like it better when the subject of a biography doesn't have to play himself or herself in the movie. I like Angela Bassett rather than Tina Turner. I like Jamie Foxx rather than Ray Charles, Joaquin Phoenix rather than Johnny Cash and Halle Berry instead of Dorothy Dandridge. You get the idea. [...]