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Cut Throat City

Release Date:  3/14/20 – SXSW Film Festival; 4/10/20 – In Theaters, Limited Genre:  Action Rating:  R Director:  RZA Writer:  Paul Cuschieri Studio(s):  Rumble Riot Pictures, Lydiard Films, Patriot Pictures, Well Go USA Entertainment. Running Time:  132 mins. Cast:  Shameik Moore, Demetrius Shipp, Jr., Denzel Whitaker, Keean Johnson, Ethan Hawke, Eiza Gonzalez, Kat Graham, Isaiah Washington, T.I.,…

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The 24th

Release Date:  3/15/20; SXSW Film Festival Genre:  Drama/History Rating:  NR Director:  Kevin Willmott Studio(s):  EMJAG Productions Running Time:  105 mins. Cast:  Trai Byers (Boston), Bashir Salahuddin (Big Joe), Aja Naomi King (Marie), Mo McRae (Walker), Tosin Morohunfola (Franklin), Mykelti Williamson (Sgt. Hayes), Thomas Haden Church (Col. Norton), Lorenzo Yearby (Lucky). Story:  The 24th tells the true…

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Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker

Release Date:  3/20/20; Netflix – Limited Series Genre:   Drama/Biography Rating:  NR Director(s):  Kasi Lemmons and DeMane Davis Studio(s):  Netflix, SpringHill Entertainment, Warner Bros. Television Story:  The four-part limited series Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker will debut on Netflix on March 20.  In the series, Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer stars as Sarah Breedlove,…

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Open

Release Date:  3/14/20; BET & BET Her Genre:  Drama/Romance Rating:  NR Director(s):  Cas Sigers-Beedles Studio(s):  Nina Holiday Entertainment Running Time:   87 mins. Cast:  Essence Atkins (Wren), Keith Robinson (Cameron), Matt Cedeño (Mars), Kerri J. Baldwin (Tea Cup), Franceli Chapman (Viv), Imani Duckett (Luna), Marquita Goings (Courtney), Jason Graham (Ed), Chantal Maurice (Kendall), Roxzane T. Mims (Ruth),…

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Domestic Warfare

  Release Date:   3/3/20; DVD (Original Release – 2019) Genre:  Thriller Rating:   NR Director(s):  Bobby Peoples & Renee Peoples Studio(s):   The Peoples Network, Maverick Running Time:  75 mins. Cast:   Shatareia Stokes, Ron English, Princess Elmore, Nic Starr. Story:   When a generational curse catches up to Sisley, she must try to overcome all the obstacles throughout…

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29 Days Of Black History – Day 29: When They See Us

a/k/a Central Park Five Release Date:  5/31/19; Limited Series – Netflix Genre:  Drama Rating:  TV-MA Director:  Ava DuVernay Studio(s):   Forward Movement, Harpo Films, Participant Media, Tribeca Productions, Netflix Cast:  Jovan Adepo, Chris Chalk, Justin Cunningham, Freddy Miyares, Jharrel Jerome, Michael K. Williams, Vera Farmiga, John Leguizamo, Felicity Huffman, Niecy Nash, Blair Underwood, Chris Jackson, Joshua Jackson,…

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