Respect

Release Date:  12/25/20; In Theaters – Limited Genre:  Biography Studio(s):  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), BRON Studios, Cinesite, Creative Wealth Media Finance, Glickmania Director:  Liesl Tommy Rating:  NR Running Time:  Unknown 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…

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Monster

a/k/a All Rise Release Date:  5/7/21; Netflix (Original Release: 2018) Genre:  Drama Rating:  R Director:   Anthony Mandler Studio(s):  Tonik Productions, Charlevoix Entertainment, Bron Studios, Inc., Get Lifted Film Company, Netflix. Running time:   98 mins. Cast:  Kelvin Harrison, Jr. (Steve Harmon), Jeffrey Wright (Mr. Harmon), Jennifer Hudson (Mrs. Harmon), Jharrel Jerome (Osvaldo), Jennifer Ehle (Katherine O’Brien),…

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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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