Only 4 One Night

a/k/a Only For One Night Release Date:  October 2016; BET Genre:  Thriller Rating:  NR Director:  Chris Stokes Studio(s):   Footage Films, Black Entertainment Television (BET) Cast:  Brian White (William), Karrueche Tran (Chloe), Angelique Pereira (Caroline Waters), Omar Gooding Story:  Karreuche Tran stars as Caroline, a woman who seems to have the perfect life, and a loving…

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Not Another Zombie Movie

a/k/a Not Another Zombie Movie….About the Living Dead Release Date:  9/13/16; DVD (2014) Genre:  Comedy, Horror Rating:  NR Running Time:  79 mins. Director(s):  Jack Johnson, Donte Williams. Studio(s):   Diesel World Productions, Jay Davis Films Cast:  Black Jack Johnson, Jay Davis, Will Cummings, Harold Dennis, Brian “Da Wildcat” Smith, David Perry, and Calvin Evans. Story:  Franklin…

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Queen of Katwe

Release Date:  9/23/16 Genre:  Biography/Drama Rating:  PG Running Time:  Unknown Director:  Mira Nair Studio(s):   ESPN Films, Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Productions. Cast:  Lupita Nyong’o (Harriet Mutesi), David Oyelowo (Robert Katende), Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine (Tendo), Madina Nalwanga (Phiona Mutesi). Story:  Queen Of Katwe is the true story of a young girl, Phiona Mutesi selling…

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Sunshine Day 

Release Date:  8/26/16; Chicago Black Harvest Film Festival (2015) Genre:  Crime, Drama Rating:  NR Running Time:  100 mins. Director:  Lawrence Lee Wallace Studio:  Tylon Warren Productions Cast:  Carly D. Anderson (Sunshine/Teenager), Edward Williams, III (Josh, Jr./Teenager), Kimberly Washington (Sunshine/Adult), Brian C. Green (Josh Jr./Adult). Story:  Based on Chicago author April Tylon-Warren’s novel, this complex and passionate…

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To Sleep With Anger 

Release Date:   8/28/16; Chicago Black Harvest Film Festival (1990) Genre:  Drama Rating:   PG Running Time:  102 mins. Director:  Charles Burnett Studio(s):   SVS Films; The Samuel Goldwyn Company Cast:  Danny Glover (Harry), Paul Butler (Gideon), DeVaughn Nixon (Sunny), Mary Alice (Suzie), Reina King (Rhonda), Cory Curtis (Skip), Richard Brooks (Babe Brother), Sheryl Lee Ralph (Linda), Carl Lumbly (Junior),…

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Compensation

Release Date:   8/27/16; Chicago Black Harvest Film Festival (1999) Genre:  Drama, Romance Rating:  NR Running Time:  95 mins. Black & White Director:  Zeinabu Irene Davis Studio:   Wimmin with a Mission Productions Cast:   John Jelks (Arthur Jones/Nico Jones), Michelle A. Banks (Malindy Brown/Malaika Brown), Nirvana Cobb (Tildy Evans/Children’s Library Reader), Kevin L. Davis (Tyrone), Christopher Smith (William…

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