Surviving Compton:  Dre, Suge & Miche’le

Release Date:  10/15/16; Lifetime Genre:  Drama/Biography Rating:  NR Director:  Janice Cooke Studio(s):   Sony Pictures Television and Thinkfactory Media. Cast:  Rhyon Nicole Brown (Michel’le), Curtis Hamilton (Dre), Jamie Kennedy (Jerry Heller), R. Marcos Taylor (Suge Knight). Story:  The blockbuster film Straight Outta Compton mesmerized music fans with its vivid look behind the scenes of the pioneering…

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Reunited

Release Date:   9/27/16; DVD (Original Release Date:  2011) Genre:  Romance/Inspirational Rating:  NR Running Time:  84 mins. Director:  Priscilla Adams Studio:   Maverick Entertainment Group Cast:  Kenneth McDonald (Broderick White), Priscilla Adams (Angel), Dondria Fields. Story:  Angel Adams is independent, beautiful and successful and has everything a woman wants, except a man.  Could that change when her…

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Barry

Release Date:  2016 Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Running Time:  104 mins. Director:  Vikram Gandhi Studio(s):  Cinetic Media, Black Bear Pictures Cast:  Devon Terrell (Barack Obama), Anya Taylor-Joy (Charlotte), Avi Nash (Saleem), Jason Mitchell (PJ), Ellar Coltrane (Will), Ashley Judd. Story:  Set in New York City, in 1981, and inspired by true events, Barry tells the…

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King Of The Dancehall

Release Date:  9/11/16; Toronto International Film Festival Genre:   Drama/Music Rating:  NR Running Time:  100 mins. Director:  Nick Cannon Cast:  Nick Cannon (Tarzan Brixton), Donovan ‘Dada’ Davidson (Colin Harper), Whoopi Goldberg (Loretta Brixton), Louis Gossett, Jr. (The Bishop), Beenie Man, Busta Rhymes (Allestar ‘All Star Toasta’). Story:   Nick Cannon’s feature film musical centers on a young…

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Moonlight

Release Date:  10/21/16; In Theaters Genre:   Drama Rating:  NR Running Time:  110 mins. Director:  Barry Jenkins Studio:   A24, Plan B Entertainment Cast:  Trevante Rhodes (Black), Mahershala Ali (Juan), Naomie Harris (Paula), André Holland (Kevin), Janelle Monáe (Teresa). Story:  The story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his…

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Message From The King

Release Date:   2016 Genre:  Thriller Rating:  R Running Time:  142 Director:  Fabrice Du Welz Studio:   Entertainment One Features Cast:  Chadwick Boseman (Jacob King), Teresa Palmer (Kelly), Luke Evans (Wentworth), Tom Felton (Frankie). Story:  Chadwick Boseman stars as a man from South Africa who has suddenly lost all contact with his younger sister and travels to…

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