actor: Blair Underwood

The Trip to Bountiful

Dove Approved for All Ages

Network Premiere - Saturday March 8th at 8/7c on Lifetime - What a terrific and moving film! Cicely Tyson turns in a remarkable performance as an elderly lady named Carrie Watts. She lives with her son Ludie (Blair Underwood) and his wife, Jessie Mae (Vanessa Williams), in Houston, and her [...]

Mama Floras Family

November 11, 2009

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Mama Flora is a woman of intrigue. She was raised in the South during a time steeped in segregation and prejudice. Although she endured many things, the one thing that always helped her through was her faith in God. The wonderful Cicely Tyson portrays Flora in this tale of her life. The story is [...]

Rules Of Engagement

Extremely well made and thought provoking, “Rules of Engagement” examines both military and media behavior under the stress of combat. The film also reveals how politicians control military actions and how many in places of political power are willing to sacrifice a devoted man for the sake of [...]

Wishing Tree

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Attempting to be a parable focusing on healing and hope, it left me unmoved. It is a film that addresses several subjects, including racial relationships, prejudice and reverse prejudice, mother and daughter struggles, and a fantasy about a magic tree that performs miracles. Trouble is, the [...]