director: Sanaa Hamri

Just Wright

This movie has a lot going for it. It features a fine performance from Queen Latifah as Leslie Wright, a physical therapist who has a down-to-earth charm and has dated too many men who consider her "a good friend." When NBA star Scott McKnight (Common) meets her by chance at a gas station, he [...]

Acceptance

August 25, 2009

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Acceptance" focuses a lot on students who are trying to get accepted to the Ivy League colleges their parents want them to attend, but the movie is also about being accepted for who a person is. And that person can be successful without attending Harvard or Yale. Taylor Rockefeller, "not related [...]

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2

Unlike the first film in this series, this one takes a departure from the relatively clean language. There are a few utterances of strong language and a sexual encounter between an unmarried couple. The story takes the girls from the first film and shows the viewer where they are at now. Some [...]

Something New

This romantic comedy tackles the subject of interracial love and is genuinely funny. Kenya McQueen (Sanaa Lathan) is a senior banking manager and is all business-until she meets Brian (Simon Baker), a landscape gardener who not only livens up her backyard but her romantic life. He teaches her there [...]