Genius:  Aretha

Release Date:  3/21/21; National Geographic Genre:   Biography Rating:  TV-14 Director:  Anthony Hemingway Studio(s):  EUE / Sokolow, Fox 21 Television Studios, Imagine Television, MWM Studios, National Geographic Channel Cast:  Cynthia Erivo (Aretha Franklin), Shaian Jordan (Little Re, young Aretha), Courtney B. Vance (C. L. Franklin), David Cross (Jerry Wexler), Malcolm Barrett (Ted White), Patrice Covington (Erma…

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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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Lovecraft Country

  Release Date:  8/16/20, Series Premiere; HBOGenre:  DramaRating:  NRDirector:  Yann DemangeStudio(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 (Christina Braithwhite), Jamie…

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The Photograph

Release Date:  2/14/20; In Theaters Genre:  Drama/Romance Rating:  PG-13 Director:  Stella Meghie Studio(s):  Universal; Will Packer Productions Running Time: Unknown Cast: Issa Rae, LaKeith Stanfield, Chelsea Peretti, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Chante Adams, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Y’lan Noel, Courtney B. Vance, Lil Rel Howery, Teyonah Parris. Details:  The Photograph stars Issa Rae as Mae Morton, the estranged daughter…

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Release Date:   4/22/17; HBO Genre:  Drama/Biography Rating:  NR Running Time:  Unknown Director:  George C. Wolfe Studio:   Your Face Goes Here Entertainment, Harpo Films, HBO Films and Cine Mosaic. Cast:  Renée Elise Goldsberry, Oprah Winfrey, Courtney B. Vance, Rose Byrne, Rocky Carroll, Kyanna Simone Simpson, Leslie Uggams, Reg E. Cathey, Reed Birney, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, John Douglas…

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