Behind The Smile

Status:  Announced Genre:   Biography Director:  TBA Cast:  Raven Goodwin (Hattie McDaniel) Details:  Raven Goodwin (Being Mary Jane, The Clark Sisters), has been cast as Hattie McDaniel in a forthcoming indie biopic, Behind the Smile, Deadline reported January 7, 2021.  Gregory Blair penned the screenplay for the inspiring story, which is being produced by Jami McCoy-Lankford…

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Lying Lips

Release Date:  1939 Black & White Genre:  Drama Director:  Oscar Micheaux Studio(s):  Micheaux Film, Sack Amusement Enterprises Running Time:  80 mins. Cast:  Edna Mae Harris (Elsie Bellwood), Carman Newsome (Benjamin Hadnott), Robert Earl Jones (Detective Wanzer), Frances Williams (Elizabeth Green), Cherokee Thornton (John), Slim Thompson (Clyde), Gladys Williams (Aunt Josie), Juano Hernández (Reverend Bryson), Henry ‘Gang’…

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Buck and the Preacher

Original Release Date:  4/28/1972 (New York City) Genre:  Western Rating:  PG Director:   Sidney Poitier Studio(s):  Columbia Pictures; E & R Productions Corp.; Belafonte Enterprises Running Time:  102 mins. Cast:  Sidney Poitier (Buck), Harry Belafonte (The Preacher), Ruby Dee (Ruth), Cameron Mitchell (Deshay), Clarence Muse (Cudjo), Denny Miller (Floyd), Nita Talbot (Madame Esther), John Kelly (Sheriff), James…

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Vamp

Original Release Date:  7/18/86 Genre:   Comedy/Horror Rating:  R Director:  Richard Wenk Studio(s):  New World Pictures, Balcor Film Investors Running Time:  93 mins.   Cast:  Grace Jones as Katrina Chris Makepeace as Keith Robert Rusler as AJ Dedee Pfeiffer as Allison/Amaretto Gedde Watanabe as Duncan Billy Drago as Snow Sandy Baron as Vic Lisa Lyon as Cimmaron…

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Into The Dark: Blood Moon

Release Date:  3/26/21; Hulu Genre:  Horror Rating:  TV-MA Director:  Emma Tammi Studio(s):  Blumhouse Television, Hulu Running Time:  90 mins. Cast:  Megalyn Echikunwoke, Yonas Kibreab, Joshua Dov, Marco Rodriguez, Gareth Williams, Jack Yang, Brian Norris, Patrick W. Day, Jan Munroe, and Danielle Juliet Ma. Story:  When Esme (Megalyn Echikunwoke) and her ten-year-old son, Luna (Yonas Kibreab), move…

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The Affair

Release Date:  10/14/1995 Genre:  Drama Rating:  R Director:  Paul Seed Studio(s):   Black Tuesday Films, HBO Pictures, Home Box Office (HBO) Running Time:  105 mins. Cast:  Courtney B. Vance (Travis Holloway), Kerry Fox (Maggie Leyland), Ciarán Hinds (Edward Leyland), Leland Gantt (Barrett), Ned Beatty (Colonel Banning), Bill Nunn (Sgt. Rivers). Story:   Black American troops stationed in…

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