director: Spike Lee


BlacKkKlansman is not an extension of the old Dave Chapelle comedy skit where blind white supremacist Clayton Bigsby is blissfully unaware he's not white. No, BlacKkKlansman is the largely real-life story of former Colorado Springs police detective Ron Stallworth, who is made painfully aware that [...]

Miracle at St. Anna

This story is one of contrasts. An American soldier attempts to rescue an Italian boy, which causes his separation, and others in his group, from their unit. Yet racism is demonstrated by other characters in the story, with the word "nig*e*" being used, In addition, blacks are portrayed in [...]

Inside Man – Filtered

August 8, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Denzel, Denzel, Denzel! "Inside Man" was a great movie, especially if you enjoy watching Denzel Washington. It was captivating, interesting and it kept moving. The only violence was some shooting between the SWAT Team and the bank robbers, a couple of punches and some rough handling of some of the [...]

Inside Man

"Inside Man" has a very interesting premise and catches your attention right from the beginning. While being well written, I found that Russell Gewirtz really likes the f-word and other obscene language that easily could have been left out of the story. Denzel puts in a good performance as the [...]

25th Hour

While the film plays tribute to those who lost their lives in the September 11 disaster, "25th Hour" is full of less redeeming qualities: constant barrages of strong language, some violence and a main character with a disrespectful attitude toward many races, professions and [...]

Original Kings Of Comedy

A very big frustration for me as a reviewer is that thirty or forty years ago when the content of films was a bit more refined, members of ethnic groups were seldom the main focus in the movies. Now, when African Americans and Hispanics are given more prominence on the silver screen, the material [...]