actor: Snoop Dogg

Racing Stripes

May 10, 2005

Dove Approved for All Ages

In this adventure reminiscent of "Babe: The Gallant Pig," the story revolves as much around the animals as it does the human cast. Stripes tells the age old tale of a girl and her horse (well, zebra) and the bond that brings them both into an understanding of who they were meant to be. Aside from a [...]

Soul Plane

Soul Plane offers few funny moments that aren’t morally filthy in some way. The actress Mo’Nique portrays a security agent that is rude, crude and lewd. She insults travelers with vulgarity, and she sexually harasses men that she finds physically pleasing. A man on the plane states, “Every [...]

Starsky and Hutch

Action scenes include wild car chases, explosions, shootings and a few fisticuffs, but there’s no gore, although a drug lord shoots a gang member point blank. The film’s greatest crime is its attempt to portray as comical things that aren’t funny: a young boy throwing kitchen knives at police [...]


Excessive foul language and gore are the main sticking points. The violent content stands out though, with more blood-and-guts scenes than the director seems to know what to do with. Unlucky victims are impaled, beheaded, mauled by a ravenous dog, and bludgeoned to death. That said, the gutter [...]

Its Black Entertainment

July 17, 2001

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

(12+) A fascinating, well-produced look at some of the great Black artists who paved the way for today’s newcomers. My only objection is the exclusion of Ethel Waters and Harry Bellefonte, who each contributed immensely to movie music. (Someday, check out Ethel Waters singing “Happiness is a [...]