Night Comes On

Release Date:   8/3/18; Video-On-Demand Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Director:  Jordana Spiro Studio(s): Superlative Films, Genera Entertainment, Thunderhead Pictures, Samuel Goldwyn Films Running time:  90 mins. Cast:  Dominique Fishback (Angel Lamere), Tatum Marilyn Hall (Abby Lamere) Story:   Night Comes On tells the story of Angel, a young woman released from juvenile detention on the eve of…

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A Hundred Blocks

Release Date:   6/15/17; American Black Film Festival Genre:  Drama Rating:  Unknown Running Time:  87 mins Black & White Director:  Diaunte Thompson Cast:  David A. Green, Robert D. Jordan, JaMaurae Birden, Tina Gilton Story:  Jaleel finally has enough cash saved up to leave Oakland and avoid the violent fate of his father, along with so many…

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Michael Jackson:  Searching for Neverland

Release Date:  5/29/17; Lifetime Genre:  Drama/Biography Rating:  NR Director:   Dianne Houston Studio:   Lifetime, Silver Screen Pictures, Lifetime Television Cast:  Navi (Michael Jackson), Chad L. Coleman (Bill Whitfield), Sam Adegoke (Javon Beard), Aidan Smith (Prince Jackson), Taegen Burns (Paris Jackson), Michael Mourra (Blanket Jackson). Story:  Based on the best-selling book, Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson…

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Halfway

Release Date:  4/21/17; UMC Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Running Time:  103 mins. Director:  Ben Caird Studio:   JP International Productions, RLJ Entertainment, Urban Movie Channel (UMC). Cast:  Marcus Henderson (Paulie), Amy Pietz (Beth), Jeffrey DeMunn (Walt), Gillian Zinser (Eliza), Quinton Aaron (Byron). Story:  The story of a recently released convict who faces the conflict of enduring…

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Detroit

Release Date:  8/4/17; In Theaters Genre:  Drama/Based on Actual Events Rating:  Unknown Running Time:  Unknown Director:  Kathryn Bigelow Studio:  Annapurna Pictures, First Light Production, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Cast:  John Boyega, Jack Reynor, Will Poulter, Ben O’Toole, Hannah Murray, Anthony Mackie, Jacob Latimore, Algee Smith, Joseph David-Jones, Kaitlyn Dever, Jason Mitchell, John Krasinski, Jeremy Strong, and Laz Alonso.…

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Deuces

Release Date:  April 2017; Netflix Genre:  Drama Rating:  TV-MA Running Time:  87 mins. Director:  Jamal Hill Studio:   Flavor Unit Entertainment, Netflix. Cast: Larenz Tate (Deuces), Meagan Good (Janet Foster), Rotimi (Face), Rick Gonzalez (Papers), La La Anthony (Detective Diaz), Lance Gross (Jason), Antonique Smith (Tanya). Story:  Detective Jason Foster goes undercover to take down a crime…

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