The United States vs. Billie Holiday

a/k/a Billie Release Date:  2/26/21; In Theaters Genre:  Drama/Biography Rating:  TBD Director:  Lee Daniels Studio(s):  Paramount Pictures Running Time:  TBD Cast:  Andra Day as Billie Holiday; Trevante Rhodes as Jimmy Fletcher; Garrett Hedlund as Harry J. Anslinger; Tyler James Williams as Lester ‘Prez’ Young; Natasha Lyonne as Tallulah Bankhead; Da’Vine Joy Randolph as Roslyn; Evan Ross…

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One Night In Miami

Release Date:  12/25/20; In Theaters, Limited; 1/15/21; Amazon Prime (Original Release – 9/7/20; Venice Film Festival) Genre:  Drama Rating:  R Director:  Regina King Studio(s):  ABKCO Films, Snoot Entertainment, Amazon Studios Running Time:  110 mins. Cast:  Kingsley Ben-Adir as Malcolm X; Eli Goree as Muhammad Ali; Aldis Hodge as Jim Brown; Leslie Odom Jr. as Sam Cooke;…

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Jingle Jangle

a/k/a Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey Release Date:  11/13/20; Netflix Genre:   Musical Rating:  PG Director:  David E. Talbert Studio(s):   260 Degrees Entertainment, Brillstein Entertainment Partners, Get Lifted Film Company, Netflix. Running Time:  119 mins. Cast:   Forest Whitaker (Jeronicus Jangle), Madalen Mills, Keegan-Michael Key, Anika Noni Rose, Phylicia Rashad, Hugh Bonneville. Story:   Produced by John Legend’s…

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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Release Date:  12/18/20 Netflix Genre:  Drama Rating:  R Director:  George C. Wolfe Studio(s):  Netflix Running Time:  93 mins. Cast:   Viola Davis as Ma Rainey; Chadwick Boseman as Levee; Glynn Turman as Toledo; Colman Domingo as Cutler; Michael Potts as Slow Drag; Taylour Paige as Dussie Mae; Jonny Coyne as Sturdyvant; Jeremy Shamos as Irvin; Dusan Brown…

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The Available Wife

Release Date:  12/17/20 UMC (Original Release – 8/22/20; American Black Film Festival) Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Director:  Jamal Hill Studio(s):  Available Wife, Luna Ray Films, MegaMind Media, BondIt Media Capital Running Time:  100 mins. Cast:  KJ Smith (Nicole), Roger Guenveur Smith (Walter), Clifton Powell (Mitchell), Anwan Glover (Soshi), Terayle Hill (Kingston), Angel Love (Alecia), Brave Williams…

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Fatale

Release Date:   12/18/20; In Theaters Genre:  Drama/Thriller Rating:   NR Director:  Deon Taylor Studio(s):  Hidden Empire Film Group, Lionsgate Running Time:  Unknown Cast:  Michael Ealy (Derrick Tyler), Hilary Swank (Detective Valerie Quinlan), Mike Colter (Rafe Grimes), Danny Pino (Carter Haywood), Tyrin Turner (Tyrin Abenathy), Sam Daly (Officer Stallman), David Hoflin (Officer Lowe), Damarius Lewis (Tracie Tyler). Story: …

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