Bruised

Release Date:  September 2020; Toronto International Film Festival Genre:  Drama/Thriller Rating:  NR Director:  Halle Berry Studio(s):  Romulus Entertainment, Aloe Entertainment, Bohemia Media, Head Gear Films, Metrol Technology, Rhea Films (II), Thunder Road Pictures Running Time:  Unknown Cast:   Halle Berry, Shamier Anderson, Adan Canto, Shelia Atim, Stephen McKinley Henderson. Story:  Jackie Justice, a disgraced MMA fighter who…

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Lovecraft Country

Release Date:  8/16/20, Series Premiere; HBO Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Director:  Yann Demange Studio(s):  Bad Robot, Monkeypaw Productions, Warner Bros. Television, HBO. Cast:   Jurnee Smollett-Bell (Letitia Dandridge), Michael Kenneth Williams (Montrose Freeman), Aunjanue Ellis (Hippolyta Black), Courtney B. Vance (George Black), Jonathan Majors (Atticus Black), Wunmi Mosaku (Ruby Dandridge), Demetrius Grosse (Marvin Baptiste), Abbey Lee…

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The Killing Secret

Release Date:  8/4/2020; DVD (Original Release – 2018) Genre:  Thriller Rating:  NR Directors:  Sheena Herod, Wardell Richardson Studio(s):  Tapoo Productions Running Time:  65 mins. Cast:  Blue Kimble, Stephanie Stevens, Denise Monet Bingley Story:   Daniel and his wife Brenda appeared to have it all together, but smiles can be deceiving and kisses can be poison.  A healthy marriage is…

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You People

Release Date:  8/18/2020; DVD (Original Release – 2018) Genre:  Comedy/Drama Rating:  NR Director:  Laron M. Chapman Studio(s):  WeerNProduction, You People, Maverick Entertainment. Running Time:  94 Minutes Cast:  Joseph Lee Anderson, Gabrielle Reyes, James Austin Kerr. Story:  You People is a satirical comedy about modern stereotypes, chronicling the life of an intelligent, white-washed, African-American college student, adopted…

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Fatal Affair

Release Date:  7/16/2020; Netflix Genre:   Drama Rating:   NR Director:  Peter Sullivan Studio(s):   Hybrid, Netflix Cast:   Nia Long (Ellie), Omar Epps (David), Stephen Bishop (Michael), Aubrey Cleland (Brittany), Maya Stojan (Courtney), Kj Smith (Deborah), Jason-Shane Scott (Travis), Carolyn Hennesy (Janice), Fredella Calloway (Dr. Beverly), Estelle (Linda). Story:   Ellie (Nia Long) tries to mend her marriage with…

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2 Minutes of Fame

a/k/a #2MinutesofFame Release  Date:  6/16/2020 ; DVD/VOD Genre:  Comedy Rating:   R Director:   Leslie Small Studio(s):   Codeblack Entertainment, Lionsgate Running Time:  97 mins. Cast:  Kimrie Lewis, Keke Palmer, Katt Williams, RonReaco Lee, Jay Pharoah, Reatha Grey, Valery M. Ortiz, Madeleine Byrne, Jim Wise, Jonny Berryman Story:   After his impressions of a comedian named Marques (Katt Williams)…

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