actor: Tessa Thompson

Men in Black: International

June 14, 2019
The Synopsis The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organization. The Review Twenty-two years after the original Men in Black comes the fourth film installment in [...]

Creed II

November 21, 2018

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Creed 2 is a winner! It packs a knock-out punch in the drama category and strikes the emotions like the ringing of a bell. It's all heart for sure. In this follow-up film to the first Creed movie, Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan) takes on a fighter named Wheeler for the championship. He puts him [...]

Annihilation

February 23, 2018
Annihilation, more or less, takes place in what is known as "The Shimmer," a lengthwise stretch of mysterious forest from which no one returns. Lena (Natalie Portman) joins a team of female scientists journeying into The Shimmer with her own agenda of discovering what happened to her husband (Oscar [...]

Thor: Ragnarok

November 3, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

The Avengers' strongest hero, (unless the Hulk has something to say about it) is back to the big screen in Marvel's newest piece of superhero fun, Thor: Ragnarok. Thor's latest flick is very different from his first two installments, but the eye-candy action and relatable Marvel humor will make you [...]

Creed

November 25, 2015
"Creed" is a well-made film, inspiring and dramatic. It features a believable and interesting story. The chemistry between Michael B. Jordan, as Adonis Creed, and Sylvester Stallone, as Rocky, is excellent. Even if Stallone is playing the iconic boxer for the seventh time, he does a subtle, [...]

For Colored Girls

November 5, 2010
This film targets African American women and indeed the audience I screened the film with was made up of primarily women. It is a story that they will best relate to. There are several subplots which make up the whole of the film. In one story Whoopi Goldberg plays a religious fanatic who yells, [...]

When A Stranger Calls (2006)

February 3, 2006
Suspense is the name of the game in this tense film about every babysitter's worst nightmare. Unfortunately, while the topic is scary so is the acting. The characters are transparently written and the music is overdone. There is one scene of a caring father and daughter moment where they discuss [...]