producer: Todd Black

The Upside

January 11, 2019
The Synopsis: A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy man with quadriplegia and an unemployed man with a criminal record who's hired to help him. The Review: Based on a true story (and the 2012 film The Intouchables), The Upside tells of the comic relationship between a billionaire [...]

The Equalizer 2

July 20, 2018
When he’s not working as a Lyft driver, Robert McCall (Denzel Washington) moonlights as the self-appointed friendly neighborhood equalizer, a vigilante-style assassin with a big heart for the little guy. With an apartment complex to watch out for and the life of a dear friend to avenge, McCall [...]

Roman Israel, Esq.

November 17, 2017
If Denzel Washington is going to continue to choose films that revolve entirely around him, his characters had better be dynamic and significant. Unfortunately, Roman J. Israel, Esq., the lead character of the film by the same name, is neither. Roman is a lawyer with a quirky persona who possesses [...]

Fences

December 25, 2016
"Fences" is an apt title for this dramatic film, as it focuses on a man who wants to keep some things inside and other things out. Denzel Washington gives a layered performance as Troy Maxson, a husband and father who works as a garbage man. His wife Rose (Viola Davis) loves him loyally, and he [...]

The Magnificent Seven (2016)

September 23, 2016
"The Magnificent Seven (2016)" is a paradox of sorts. It is a very well-made film, a western, featuring well-known actors who chew up the scenery. The actors include Denzel Washington as Sam Chisolm; Chris Pratt as Joshua Faraday; Vincent D'Onofrio as Jack Horne, and as the villain (and he makes a [...]

Southpaw

July 24, 2015
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R, PG-13 and PG-13 Horror rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative [...]

Unfinished Business

March 6, 2015
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R and PG-13 rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we [...]

The Equalizer

September 26, 2014
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R-rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we feel that we [...]

Sex Tape

July 18, 2014
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R-rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we feel that we [...]

Hope Springs

August 8, 2012
Kay and Arnold are having intimacy problems and Kay seeks the advice of a marriage counselor played by Steve Carrell. During their sessions, the counselor talks openly about Kay and Arnold's sex lives including what acts they engage in and if she fantasizes and masturbates. Each day of the [...]