Respect

Release Date:  8/14/20 Genre:  Biography Studio(s):  MGM Director:  Liesl Tommy Cast:  Jennifer Hudson (Aretha Franklin), Forest Whitaker (C. L. Franklin), Tituss Burgess (Reverend Dr. James Cleveland), Marlon Wayans (Ted White), Tate Donovan (John Hammond), Marc Maron (Jerry Wexler), Audra McDonald (Barbara Franklin), Mary J. Blige (Dinah Washington), Heather Headley (Clara Ward), Saycon Sengbloh (Erma Franklin),…

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If Beale Street Could Talk

Release Date:  11/30/18; In Theaters Genre:  Crime/Drama Rating:  R Director:  Barry Jenkins Studio(s):   Annapurna Pictures, PASTEL, Plan B Entertainment. Running Time:  117 mins. Cast:  KiKi Layne (Tish Rivers), Stephan James (Alonzo ‘Fonny’ Hunt), Regina King (Sharon Rivers), Colman Domingo (Joseph Rivers), Teyonah Parris (Ernestine Rivers), Michael Beach (Frank Hunt), Aunjanue Ellis (Mrs. Hunt), Ebony Obsidian…

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Nappily Ever After

Release Date:  9/21/18; Netflix Genre:  Comedy Rating:  NR Director:  Haifaa Al-Mansour Studio(s):   Netflix, Marc Platt Productions Running Time:  Unknown Cast:  Sanaa Lathan (Violet Jones), Ricky Whittle (Clint), Ernie Hudson (Richard Jones), Camille Guaty (Wendy), Lynn Whitfield (Paulette Jones), Lyriq Bent (Will). Story:   Violet Jones (Sanaa Lathan) has a seemingly perfect life — a high-powered job,…

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Conundrum: Secrets Among Friends

Release Date:  2/21/2020 (In Theaters) Genre:  Drama/Thriller Rating:  NR Director:  Josh Webber Studio(s):   Shakir Entertainment Management, Unmanned Media, Webber Films Cast:  Parker McKenna Posey (Shiloh), Jo Marie Payton (Mrs. Dumas), Paula Jai Parker (Victoria), Mariann Gavelo (Reese Garcia), Gary LeRoi Gray (Joshua), Kristinia DeBarge (Jasmine). Tyler Abron (Taylor), Vincent, Booker Anderson (Darrin) Story:   Longtime friends Taylor,…

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