Respect

Release Date:  8/14/20 Genre:  Biography Studio(s):  MGM Director:  Liesl Tommy Cast:  Jennifer Hudson (Aretha Franklin), Forest Whitaker (C. L. Franklin), Tituss Burgess (Reverend Dr. James Cleveland), Marlon Wayans (Ted White), Tate Donovan (John Hammond), Marc Maron (Jerry Wexler), Audra McDonald (Barbara Franklin), Mary J. Blige (Dinah Washington), Heather Headley (Clara Ward), Saycon Sengbloh (Erma Franklin),…

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All Rise

a/k/a Monster Release Date:  9/27/19; In Theaters (Original Release: 2018) Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Director:   Anthony Mandler Studio(s):  Tonik Productions, Charlevoix Entertainment, Bron Studios, Inc., Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures. Running time:   98 mins. Cast:  Kelvin Harrison Jr., Jeffrey Wright, Jennifer Hudson, Jharrel Jerome, Rakim Mayers, Jennifer Ehle, Tim Blake Nelson, John David Washington, Nas, A$AP…

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Confirmation

Release Date:  4/16/16; HBO Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Running Time:   Unknown Studio(s):  ABC Signature Studios, Groundswell Productions, HBO Films. Director:  Rick Famuyiwa Cast:  Kerry Washington (Anita Hill), Wendell Pierce (Clarence Thomas), Erika Christensen (Shirley Wiegand), Zoe Lister-Jones (Carolyn Hart), Greg Kinnear (Joe Biden), Grace Gummer (Ricki Seidman), Jeffrey Wright (Charles Ogletree), Eric Stonestreet (Ken Duberstei),…

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Black Nativity

Release Date:  4/15/14, DVD; 11/27/13, Theatrical Release Genre:  Drama/Musical Rating:  PG Studio:  Maven Pictures; Fox Searchlight Pictures Director:  Kasi Lemmons Cast:  Angela Bassett (Aretha Cobbs) Jennifer Hudson (Naima) Forest Whitaker (Reverend Clarence Cobbs) Mary J. Blige (Angel) Jacob Latimore (Langston) Nasir Jones (Street Prophet /Isaiah) Tyrese Gibson (Loot /Tyson) Vondie Curtis Hall (Pawnbroker) Story:  In…

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The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister & Peete

Release Date: 2/4/14 (DVD); 10/11/13 (Limited) Genre: Drama Rating: R Running Time: 108 mins. Studio: Codeblack Entertainment/Lionsgate Films Director: George Tillman, Jr. Cast: Skylan Brooks (Mister) Ethan Dizon (Pete) Jennifer Hudson (Mom Gloria) Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Sergeant Pike) Jordin Sparks (Alice) Julito McCullum (Dip Stick) Anthony Mackie (Kris) Jeffrey Wright (Henry) Story: During a sweltering summer…

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