actor: Farrah Fawcett

The Cookout

September 3, 2004
The Cookout uses racial stereotypes and forced, crude humor for laughs, and it shows stiff white people awkwardly trying to “get down” to hip-hop music. There are a few funny moments, but mostly the humor falls flat. Not long after acquiring his wealth, Todd realizes that money is not the [...]

Jewel

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

At first, this subject matter may seem a bit too depressing for a family film, but if you stick with it, you will find the opposite to be true. Although it is heart breaking to see a child suffer in any way, the child in this production symbolizes the strife every family must face at some point. [...]

Dr. T And The Women

October 13, 2000
Quirky writer/director Robert Altman is best known for observant, multilayered films such as “Nashville” “M.A.S.H.” and “The Player.” Once again he has taken a location and a people and skewered them. This place is Dallas, Texas, and the people are the self-involved elite ladies who [...]

Baby

This is a wrenching, but ultimately uplifting film dealing with a difficult subject: the loss of a child and its aftermath. Fawcett gives a powerful performance as a depressed and distant woman. As we learn of the child’s death, we begin to understand her painful detachment. Sumptuously [...]

Apostle

February 13, 1998

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This perceptive, astonishingly respectful drama never condescends, nor is it antagonistic toward people of faith while telling its gentle story of the redemption of a good but imperfect man. Not only is religion not ridiculed, but we actually see positive examples of Christian behavior, such as [...]

Man Of The House 1995

March 27, 1995

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

The story theme is very admirable, namely, that earnest people should be trusted even though they aren't perfect. Jack tries diligently to win Ben's trust and the other Indian Guide dads encourage him to persevere. He sincerely loves Sandra and wants to make her happy. Unfortunately, he moves in [...]