producer: Debra Martin Chase

Sparkle (2012)

August 17, 2012
In Whitney Houston's last film she ironically plays a woman named Emma who had beaten substance abuse and raised a family despite a teen pregnancy. Sadly, the things she warned her daughters about in this film had a part in her recent death. But she shines with a screen presence in this movie as [...]

Just Wright

May 14, 2010
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 [...]

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2

August 6, 2008
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 [...]

Harriet

November 1, 2019

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

The Synopsis: The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history. The Review: Kasi Lemmons' brilliant biopic, Harriet, [...]